By: Jaimie Etkin
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Movies and TV shows casting across the US

The glitz and glam of Hollywood captures the attention of Americans starting from an early age. Beyond celebrities' Instagram Stories and red carpet poses, there are actors out there paying their dues and honing their craft in pursuit of a sustainable career or a fulfilling sideline. Submitting to casting calls is a big part of that journey.

Whether you're a working actor or an aspiring one, you might be curious to know which movies and TV shows are casting roles near you. Backstage compiled a list of projects casting right now across the U.S., and which roles they're looking to fill.

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'Holy Ghost'

- Project type: feature film
- Roles:
--- Edward Brown (lead, male, 18-100)
--- Detective Madi (Madison Wells) (lead, female, 18-100)
--- Grace (supporting, female, 18-100)
- Average hourly rate: $37
- Casting locations: Atlanta, Georgia
- Learn more about the feature film here

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'Belle & Beau'

- Project type: feature film
- Roles:
--- Beau (lead, male, 25-25)
--- Belle (lead, female, 21-21)
--- Dr. Knotweed (supporting, male, 50-60)
- Average hourly rate: $31
- Casting locations: Charlotte, North Carolina
- Learn more about the feature film here

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'TV Pilot (NYC Comedy)'

- Project type: scripted show
- Roles:
--- Chelsea (supporting, female, 18-35)
--- Jeremy (supporting, male, 18-30)
--- Cop (lead, 25-60)
- Average hourly rate: $30
- Casting locations: New York City, New York
- Learn more about the scripted show here

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'Giggin'

- Project type: scripted show
- Roles:
--- Kory (chorus ensemble, male, 22-35)
--- Carmen (day player, female, 18-30)
--- Rona (chorus ensemble, female, 22-35)
- Average hourly rate: $44
- Casting locations: San Francisco, California
- Learn more about the scripted show here

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'Timeshares'

- Project type: feature film
- Roles:
--- Eliza (lead, female, 18-38)
--- Gabe (lead, male, 18-38)
--- Alan (supporting, male, 28-60)
- Average hourly rate: $25
- Casting locations: New York City, New York
- Learn more about the feature film here

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'Untitled Feature Film'

- Project type: feature film
- Roles:
--- Bill (lead, male, 18-26)
--- Melanie (lead, female, 20-28)
--- Jack (supporting, male, 20-28)
- Average hourly rate: $13
- Casting locations: New York City, New York
- Learn more about the feature film here

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'Seasons In The Abyss'

- Project type: feature film
- Roles:
--- The Watcher (supporting, female, male, 20-35)
--- Doctor Helen Vale (supporting, female, 25-35)
--- John Lilith (supporting, male, 30-40)
- Average hourly rate: $20
- Casting locations: New York City, New York
- Learn more about the feature film here

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''Percy Masterson' TV Drama'

- Project type: scripted show
- Roles:
--- Percy Masterson (lead, male, 29-36)
--- Seven Jones (supporting, female, 29-36)
--- Butterfly (day player, male, trans female, 29-36)
- Average hourly rate: $52
- Casting locations: Atlanta, Georgia
- Learn more about the scripted show here

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'The Veil'

- Project type: feature film
- Roles:
--- Theresa (lead, female, 25-35)
--- Selena (lead, female, 22-35)
--- Sheriff Malone (supporting, male, 45-60)
- Average hourly rate: not available
- Casting locations: Las Vegas, Nevada; Los Angeles, California
- Learn more about the feature film here

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'Waking State'

- Project type: feature film
- Roles:
--- Tiff (supporting, female, 25-45)
--- The Collector (day player, male, 40-70)
--- Sammy (supporting, female, 35-65)
- Average hourly rate: $27
- Casting locations: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Bristol, Pennsylvania
- Learn more about the feature film here

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'Dead Lock'

- Project type: feature film
- Roles:
--- Lt. Henry Roberts (supporting, male, 25-65)
--- Wallace (lead, male, 20-50)
--- Mercer (supporting, male, 18-27)
- Average hourly rate: $50
- Casting locations: , Ohio; New York City, New York; , New Jersey; , Pennsylvania
- Learn more about the feature film here

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'Last Call for Redemption'

- Project type: feature film
- Roles:
--- Kelly (day player, female, 22-26)
--- Cal (supporting, male, 30-35)
--- Teenage Kelly (day player, 15-18)
- Average hourly rate: $30
- Casting locations: Los Angeles, California
- Learn more about the feature film here

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'The Barn Part III'

- Project type: feature film
- Roles:
--- Megan (lead, female, 15-18)
--- Claire (supporting, female, 18-28)
--- Blake (supporting, male, 18-27)
- Average hourly rate: $25
- Casting locations: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
- Learn more about the feature film here

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'The Vacation Plan'

- Project type: feature film
- Roles:
--- Emma (lead, female, 24-32)
--- Agent Henry (supporting, male, 35-50)
--- Stacy (supporting, female, 18-27)
- Average hourly rate: $25
- Casting locations: Los Angeles, California; Burbank, California
- Learn more about the feature film here

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'A Quarter Past Midnight'

- Project type: feature film
- Roles:
--- Newscaster (lead, 30-70)
--- Radicaux Member (day player, 25-50)
--- Pandora (day player, female, 25-50)
- Average hourly rate: $12
- Casting locations: New York City, New York
- Learn more about the feature film here

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'Survival Of The Thickest'

- Project type: scripted show
- Roles:
--- Trendy Artist/ Art Collector Types (background extra, 18-100)
--- FLIRTY CURVY MODEL TYPES (background extra, female, 18-40)
- Average hourly rate: $27
- Casting locations: Brooklyn, New York; New York City, New York
- Learn more about the scripted show here

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'The Day God Died'

- Project type: feature film
- Roles:
--- Sophia (lead, female, 19-25)
--- Ezra (lead, male, 18-22)
--- Production Assistant (crew)
- Average hourly rate: $18
- Casting locations: Los Angeles, California
- Learn more about the feature film here

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'A Christmas Party'

- Project type: feature film
- Roles:
--- Alex (lead, female, 20-25)
--- Adam Helmer (lead, male, 16-21)
--- Jason (supporting, male, 36-55)
- Average hourly rate: not available
- Casting locations: Washington, D.C.; New York City, New York; Charlotte, North Carolina; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
- Learn more about the feature film here

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'State of Survival Game Drama Casting'

- Project type: scripted show
- Roles:
--- Emily Carter (lead, female, 18-25)
--- Alexander Blake (lead, male, 18-25)
--- Mr.Doran (supporting, male, 50-100)
- Average hourly rate: $62
- Casting locations: Los Angeles, California
- Learn more about the scripted show here

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