CASTING CALL FOR
A SERIES: MAGNESIUM
Series Overview: When a ghost haunts a neighborhood bookstore and starts releasing fictional characters into the real world, three kids must team up to solve an exciting mystery surrounding the ghost’s unfinished business
*Open to UNION and NON-UNION talent*
*THIS CASTING CALL IS OPEN TO TALENT THROUGHOUT CANADA & THE UNITED STATES *
*TALENT MUST RESIDE IN CANADA OR THE UNITED STATES *
SEEKING: A MAGICIAN
LEO EL MAGNIFICO: Male. Character portrayed as Cuban American, or Latinx. 13 years old. MAGICIAN
*WE ARE SEEKING A REAL MAGICIAN*
Production Company: Sinking Ship
Entertainment/Sesame WorkshopNetwork(s): TBA- Major International Streaming Platform
Executive Producer(S): J.J. Johnson, Blair Powers, Matt Bishop, Christin Simms, Luke Matheny, Andrew Orenstein, Kay Wilson Stallings
Producer: Sari Friedland
Director: Luke Matheny
Writer(s): Andrew Orenstein, Various
Outside Date(s): January-June 2021
Rate: ACTRA IPA
Filming Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
FULL Character Descriptions and Submission Details:
[LEO EL MAGNIFICO] Male. 13 years. Character portrayed as Cuban American or Latinx. We’re seeking a real magician. This fictional character is an amazing magician who has been summoned by Oliver to help our heroes solve the mystery of a stolen artifact. A real showman, always “on,” he is world-famous in the universe where he comes from, and is a cool hand when it comes to figuring out a very puzzling case. GUEST STAR. This role will appear in two episodes.
If your child wants to audition for the character above, please send us everything noted below in one email.
You do not need permission to submit, please just send in your submission!!
Please send us the following in ONE EMAIL:
WHAT TO INCLUDE IN YOUR EMAIL:
1. Parents, please make sure to send us your:
– Phone number
– The name of your child who wants to be considered
– Their age and Date of Birth
– Where you and the talent reside in (Please make sure to state the Country, City/ Town, Province/State, Area)
2. A photo that clearly shows your child’s face (No sunglasses, or filters)
3. Video request: In the video
– Tell us how you started as a magician!
– Tell us about your experience as a magician!
– Show us your magic skills! Show us 1 to 2 magic tricks
Note: Keep the video under 3 minutes
NOTE: If you have an agent please allow them to submit you!
DEADLINE FOR EMAIL SUBMISSIONS: Friday, November 27, 2020, @ 2:00 PM EST
SEND SUBMISSIONS DIRECTLY TO: firstname.lastname@example.org
Any questions can be sent to: email@example.com
NOTE: We are committed to diverse, inclusive casting for every role. Please submit qualified performers without regard to disability, race, age, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ethnic origin, or any other basis prohibited by law unless otherwise specifically indicated.
No phone calls, please.