Casting calls for 20th Century Fox series ‘Sleepy Hollow’

Sketch Films and Kurtzman/Orci Productions are now in production on the second season of 20th Century Fox Television’s supernatural thriller Sleepy Hollow and casting calls are underway.

Casting directors in New York and Charlotte, North Carolina are holding auditions for starring, guest starring, recurring, and day player roles. The show’s background performers are being cast by the Charlotte extras casting director. Television crew members and production staff are also being hired locally in North Carolina. The show’s current casting calls and needs are posted below.

Sleepy Hollow centers on the Handsome but hardened Revolutionary War Captain Ichabod Crane, who finds himself thrust into present day Sleepy Hollow, indicted for the murder of a police officer. Crane not only has the task of proving his innocence to the serious and stern female police Lieutenant Mendez, but he also must make the troubled and wary local Sheriff Detective Abbie Archer believe that he is a traveler from the 18th Century. His wife Katrina is a stunningly beautiful nurse, but also a Wiccan capable of sorcery-like powers. But Ichabod Crane is not alone in his time-travels. A German Hessian mercenary who pits his tenacious fighting wits against Crane, only to have his head chopped off, is back in Sleepy Hollow and he’s returned on a mission. This Headless Horseman is seeking vengeance and ushering in a powerful new evil upon this everytown.

Starring in Sleepy Hollow is English actor Tom Mison in the lead role of Ichabod Crane. Mison is a trained theatre actor who graduated from Webber-Douglas Academy, which is now part of University of London’s Central School of Speech and Drama. Swedish actress Katia Winter is portraying Ichabod Crane’s wife Katrina. Winter grew up in London since childhood, and worked in British television and films. She had a recurring role on “Dexter” in 2012. African-American actress Nicole Beharie plays Detective Abbie Mils. Beharie is a graduate of the South Carolina Governor’s School for the Arts & Humanities and also studied at The Juilliard School. The always amazing Orlando Jones co-stars as Captain Frank Williams. Lyndie Greenwood plays Jenny Mills.

In addition to writing the Sleepy Hollow scripts, Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci are also executive producing the show under the banner of their production company K/O Paper Products. Former Warner Bros. Television and ABC drama executive Heather Kadin is also serving as executive producer. Kadin is president of Kurtzman and Orci’s TV production division. The show’s other writer Phillip Iscove is also executive producing along with Len Wiseman.

North Carolina Casting Calls for Sleepy Hollow

All talent must be legally eligible to work in the state of North Carolina and in the United States.

The 2014 North Carolina Actors Resource Guide eBook has the information and documents for adults, minors, and foreign talent who would like to work as an actor or extra on film and television productions in North Carolina and the United States.

All 2014 Actors Resource Guide eBook locations are available here.

The extras casting director in North Carolina is seeking the following for season two of Sleepy Hollow:

[GUARDS] Males, Caucasian, Ages 21-45. Should have unique/peculiar faces (scars, broken noses, etc.). The more rugged looking, the better. These faces MUST be new to Sleepy Hollow.

Work Dates: July 28, 29, and 30th.
MUST be available all three days without exception.

Must fit the following sizes:

Waist: 34-36
Shirt: XL
Jacket: 42-44

If you FIT THE DESCRIPTION and would like to be considered, please submit a recent photo (headshot), height, weight, wardrobe sizes, location, and contact information.

If you are not already in the Sleepy Hollow casting database then sign up at prior to submitting to the following email address:
Subject line: Guard

Principal Actor Casting

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


Chase Paris
Tara Feldstein Bennett
Feldstein Paris Casting
1239 Everwood Drive SW
Marietta, Georgia 30008

Self  Taping Instructions

New York:

Bowling/Miscia Casting
609 Greenwich Street
6th Floor
New York, NY 10014


Send your 8×10 color headshot and resume along with the cover letter in a 9 x 12 Clear Full Face Window Envelope with the photo visible in the window.

Click Here to purchase 9 x 12 Clear Full Face Window Envelopes.

Click Here to purchase the best resume and cover letter paper.

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.


“Project Name”
“Role of _______”

Extras Casting


Ashli Bogart
AB Casting, LLC

TV Crew and Production Staff


Experienced television crew members and production staff can submit resumes to the following:


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.

Sleepy Hollow
Production Office
6935 Reames Road
Suite K
Charlotte, NC 28216

Sketch Films
9100 Wilshire Blvd.
Beverly Hills, CA 90212

K/O Paper Products
100 Universal Plaza
Building 5171
Universal City, CA 91608

20th Century Fox Television
10201 W Pico Blvd.
Building 103
Room 5286
Los Angeles, CA 90035

Executive Producers:

Alex Kurtzman
Bob Orci
Mark Goffman
Heather Kadin
Len Wiseman
Phillip Iscove
Ken Olin


Neal Ahern Jr.
Melissa Blake
Clayton Townsend


J. Miller Tobin
Len Wiseman
Paul A. Edwards
Douglas Aarniokoski
Ernest R. Dickerson
Liz Friedlander
John F. Showalter
Adam Kane
Romeo Tirone


Tom Mison – Ichabod Crane
Katia Winter – Katrina Crane
Orlando Jones – Captain Frank Irving
Nicole Beharie – Detective Abbie Mills
Lyndie Greenwood – Jenny Mills


A modern–day supernatural thriller based on The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, it follows Ichabod Crane (Tom Mison) as he partners with Sleepy Hollow’s local female sheriff (Abbie Mills) to solve the mysteries of a town ravaged by the battle between good and evil. After being mortally wounded in battle during the Revolutionary War, Ichabod Crane wakes up two centuries later in modern day Sleepy Hollow, to discover the soldier he slayed on the battlefield, The Headless Horseman, has also returned from the dead, seeking vengeance and ushering in a powerful new evil upon this everytown. With the help of the only one who believes him, Detective Abbie Mills, they square off against the Horseman and uncover the secret history of Sleepy Hollow.

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