Auditions and Casting Calls for new CBS drama ‘A Gifted Man’

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CBS A Gifted Man Auditions Casting Calls

Actor auditions and extra casting underway for new CBS series “A Gifted Man”
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CBS TV Studios and Timberman/Beverly Productions are set to begin filming a new promising drama titled “A Gifted Man” in New York on July 18, 2011. Casting for recurring roles, guest stars, and day players is underway. Extras, stand-ins, and photo doubles will be cast throughout filming which will continue through December 15, 2011.

“A Gifted Man” tells the story of an ultra-competitive surgeon who’s life is changed forever when his ex-wife dies and begins teaching him what life is all about from the here-after. Golden Globe nominated actor Patrick Wilson plays the lead role of Dr. Michael Holt, and the beautiful and talented actress Jennifer Ehle plays Anna Lindberg, the spirit of Michael Holt’s deceased ex-wife.

Academy Award nominated Susannah Grant is executive producer and writer of “A Gifted Man”, as well as one of the directors. Grant attended the American Film Institute, and received the Nicholl Fellowship in screenwriting. Click here for details about the Nicholl Fellowship in screenwriting.

Academy Award winner Jonathan Demme will executive produce for Clinica Estetico, Sarah Timberman, and Carl Beverly will executive produce for Timberland/Beverly Productions. 7-time Primetime Emmys Award nominated Neal Baer will also co-executive produce.

“A Gifted Man” will premier Friday, September 23, 2011 at 8/7c on CBS.

Principal Actor Casting

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

Please submit photos and resumes by postal or email only.
No phone calls or personal drop-offs.

New York:

“A Gifted Man”
Bernard Telsey Casting
311 W. 43rd Street
10th Floor
New York, NY 10036

Extras Casting

Central Casting
875 6th Avenue
Suite 2411
New York, NY 10001
Click Here for NY Central Casting registration information.

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.

A Gifted Man Production Office
3402 Starr Avenue
2nd Floor
Long Island City, NY 11101

CBS Studios, Inc.
C/O Silvercup Studios
42-22 22nd Street
Long Island City, NY 11101

CBS Television Studios
4024 Radford Avenue
Studio City, CA 91604

Timberland/Beverly Productions
4024 Radford Avenue
Studio City, CA 91604

Clinica Estetico
521 N. Broadway
2nd Floor
Nyack, NY 10960

Producers:

Sarah Timberman
Carl Beverly
Neal Baer
Susannah Grant
Jonathan Demme

Director:

Jonathan Demme (pilot episode)

Starring:

Patrick Wilson
Jennifer Ehle
Afton Williamson
Julie Benz
Liam Aiken
Margo Martindale
Pablo Schreiber

Story:

“A Gifted Man” is a drama about a brilliant, charismatic surgeon whose life changes forever when his deceased ex-wife begins teaching him the meaning of life from the “hereafter.” Michael Holt (Patrick Wilson) is an exceptional doctor who lives a materialistic life of luxury thanks to his work-obsessed career and powerful and wealthy patients; however, Michael’s ordered world is rocked when his ex-wife, Anna (Jennifer Ehle), an idealistic free-clinic doctor and the love of his life, mysteriously appears to him. Michael’s off-beat sister, Christina (Julie Benz), a single mom to her teenaged son, Milo (Liam Aiken), is thrilled that Anna’s back in her brother’s life, even as an “illusion,” because Michael was always a better person with her. Curious about Michael’s sudden change in behavior is his efficient assistant, Rita (Margo Martindale). When Anna asks Michael to go to her clinic to help keep it running, he meets Autumn (Afton Williamson), a volunteer carrying on Anna’s work with the underprivileged. Touched by those in need and accepting of Anna’s compassionate “presence,” Michael’s attitude toward serving the rich and poor is turned upside down, and he begins to see that there’s room in his life for everyone.

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