Central Casting to Host House of Cards Casting Call This Weekend

Monday, March 26, 2012

Central Casting, a DC-based casting company, will be hosting an open casting call on Sunday, April 1 for the upcoming Netflix episodic, House of Cards, starring Kevin Spacey. Central Casting has signed on to cast for 28 episodes of this original political drama, the largest Hollywood project to be shot in the DC area since Transformers 3.

The production is looking for union and non-union extras to fill such roles as “elegant Washington types" (40–60 year old males and females of all ethnicities); Hill staffers, aides, and reporters (21–34-year-old males and females of all ethnicities); and politicians, lobbyists and reporters (40–60 year old males and females of all ethnicities).” Extras also will be considered for recurring or featured roles.

The casting call will take place at The Hill Center at 921 Pennsylvania, Ave, SE (located one block from the Eastern Market Metro Station) from 11 am–4 pm. Extras interested in participating in the casting call are instructed to send an email to [email protected] with a JPEG photo labeled with both your name and phone number and in the body of the email include all your sizes along with height and weight. Central Casting strongly suggests attending the open call even if you have previously submitted your information.

House of Cards is a new political thriller series by Netflix based on the book and British miniseries of the same name. The Social Network director David Fincher has signed on to executive produce the series along with Eric Roth, Josh Donen and Kevin Spacey’s Trigger Street Productions partner Dana Brunetti. The series is shooting in Baltimore and DC beginning mid April 2012.