‘Game of Thrones’ casting calls for season 6

The Golden Globe Award winning hit HBO series “Game of Thrones” is now auditioning actors for new starring, co-starring, and recurring roles for season 6. In addition to principal actor casting, there is an open casting call scheduled seeking males and females to work as fully paid extras and featured background actors. Details for actor submissions and the open casting call specifics are posted below. Shooting on season 6 will begin in late July, and run through October, 2015.

David Benioff and D.B. Weiss are executive producers and showrunners for “Game of Thrones”. Also executive producing is Guymon Casady, Frank Doelger, Vince Gerardis, Carolyn Strauss, and Bernadette Caulfield. Directors for season 6 are Jeremy Podeswa, David Sackheim, Jack Bender, Mark Mylod, and Miguel Sapochnik. “Game of Thrones” season 6 will again consist of 10 episodes and is based on the unreleased 6th novel in the “A Song of Ice and Fire” book series, “The Winds of Winter”, along with some material from the fourth and fifth novels, “A Feast for Crows” and “A Dance with Dragons”. “Game of Thrones” season six premieres on HBO Sunday, April 3, 2016.

Game of Thrones Open Casting Call

The casting team for the HBO hit series is holding an open casting call seeking men and women between the ages of 18 and 65. Must be in good physical condition, but not body-builder types. Should have dark or Mediterranean coloring, and men may need to let their facial hair grow out. Men must be at least 5’7″, women must be at least 5’5″. Shooting on these particular scenes will take place in the cities of Girona and Peniscola in Spain between September 3, 2015 and September 18, 2015.

Where:

Colegio San Francisco Javier (at the futbal field)
C / San Francisco Javier
1 · 31500 Tudela
Spain

Enter from Virgen Head Street.

When:

July 4, 2015
8:00am until when casting is completed.

If you are unable to attend the open casting call, submit two recent clear color snapshots, one headshot, and one full length. Only you in the photo, no hats or sunglasses, your full name, exact location, age, height, weight, and all clothing sizes including show and hat. Send to the following:

Rafael Guadamuro
Modexpor International Casting
Plaza Uncibay 5
29008 Malaga
Spain

Principal Actor Casting (starring and recurring roles)

Auditions for starring, co-starring, and recurring roles are being held in London, England. To be considered, all talent must be legally eligible to be hired in acting roles in the United Kingdom. Information and documents (in the 2015 London Actors Resource Guide) are available for download here. The following roles are currently being cast:

Pirate: 40s to late 50s. An infamous pirate who has terrorized seas all around the world. Cunning, ruthless, with a touch of madness. Dangerous looking man.

Father: 50s to 60s, he’s one of the greatest soldiers in Westeros – a humorless martinet, severe and intimidating. He demands martial discipline in the field and in his home. Centrally involved in a protagonist’s storyline throughout season 6.

His Family: Mother in her 50s. She’s a sweet, plump, and adoring mother, and has a soft spot for one of her children who benefits from her decency. Sister in her early 20s. She’s a kind, friendly and unpretentious woman. Brother in his early to mid-20s. Athletic, a good hunter, an excellent swordsman, manly, not particularly bright but the favorite child of the father.

Priest: 40s or 50s. A gruff ex-soldier who found religion. Now a no-nonsense rural priest who ministers to the poor of the countryside. He’s salt-of-the-earth man who has weathered many battles.

Leading Actress: Early 40s, elegant actress with a traveling theatre company. Fun, charismatic, rum-drinking actress in the troupe.

Priestess: Mid-20s to early 30s. Any ethnicity. Beautiful, intense, and magnetic.

Fierce Warrior: Tall man in 30s or 40s with a powerful physique. Mixed ethnicity.

Large Boy: Must be 10-12 to play age 7 or 8. A clever boy who seems too large for his age. He’s big and tall but not fat. Characterful squat features are a plus.

12-Year-Old Boy: Brown hair and blue eyes. Must be able to portray a Northern accent. He has scenes where he has to spar with a wooden sword.

7-Year-Old Boy: Dark brown hair, a narrow face and green eyes. Must be able to portray a Northern accent. He has scenes where he has to spar with a wooden sword.

See the post titled Headshot and Resume Information regarding how to submit for acting roles.

Submit photos and resumes by mail only.
No phone calls or personal drop-offs.

United Kingdom:

Robert Sterne
“Game of Thrones” Casting
117 Chevening Road
London NW6 6DU
United Kingdom

NOTE:

Starring and supporting roles are mainly being cast through talent agents in London. You can find comprehensive listings and submission addresses for London talent agents here. However, if you are not signed with an agent and wish to self-submit, I highly recommend that your 8×10 color headshot and resume along with the cover letter be sent in a 9 x 12 Clear Full Face Window Envelope with the photo visible in the window.

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The casting directors address should be written in all capital letters on the solid side of the envelope, with the name of the project you are submitting for written directly above the casting directors name. IF the role that you are submitting for is available, it should also be written above the casting directors name.

Example:

“Project Name”
“Role of _______”
CASTING DIRECTOR NAME
CASTING DIRECTOR ADDRESS
CASTING DIRECTOR CITY, STATE, ZIP CODE

Production Companies:

Do NOT send photos and resumes to the production companies, as they will most likely end up being thrown away. They do not cast the films, rather they hire casting directors who sort through the thousands of submissions.

Home Box Office
2500 Broadway
Suite 400
Santa Monica, CA 90404

Television 360
9111 Wilshire Blvd.
Beverly Hills, CA 90210

Generator Entertainment
182a Church Road
Holywood
County Down BT18 9RN
UK

Executive Producers:

David Benioff
Guymon Casady
Frank Doelger
Vince Gerardis
D.B. Weiss
Carolyn Strauss
Bernadette Caulfield

Directors:

Jeremy Podeswa
Directing: Episodes 1 & 2

David Sackheim Directing: Episodes 3 & 4

Jack Bender
Directing: Episodes 5 & 6

Mark Mylod Directing: Episodes 7 & 8

Miguel Sapochnik
Directing: Episodes 9 & 10

Starring:

Peter Dinklage – Tyrion Lannister
Lena Headey – Cersei Lannister
Emilia Clarke – Daenerys Targaryen
Kit Harington – Jon Snow
Sophie Turner – Sansa Stark
Iain Glen – Jorah Mormont
Maisie Williams – Arya Stark
Nikolaj Coster-Waldau – Jaime Lannister
John Bradley – Samwell Tarly
Alfie Allen – Theon Greyjoy
Jerome Flynn – Bronn
Conleth Hill – Lord Varys
Charles Dance – Tywin Lannister
Rory McCann – Sandor ‘The Hound’ Clegane
Gwendoline Christie – Brienne of Tarth
Julian Glover – Grand Maester Pycelle

Story:

Several noble families fight for control of the mythical land of Westeros.

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