Auditions for ABC Comedy Series ‘Don’t Trust the B—- in Apt 23’

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Don't Trust the B---- in Apt 23 Auditions Casting Calls

ABC announced “Apartment 23” was renewed for a second season on May 11, 2012.
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The popular ABC single-camera comedy series “Don’t Trust the B—- in Apt 23” has been renewed for a second season by the network and the show’s casting directors are auditioning actors for recurring, guest starring, and day player roles. Extras are also being hired throughout the season into late Fall, 2012. The show premiered with the title of “Apartment 23”, however ABC eventually renamed it to the original title in October, 2011. The season premiere of “Don’t Trust the B—- in Apt 23” airs October 23, 2012.

The series follows June Colburn, played by Dreama Walker, as she moves to New York City to pursue her dream job, until she finds out that it no longer exists. She ends up moving in with a con-artist party-girl named Chloe McGruff, played by Krysten Ritter. The two don’t get along at first, but when Chloe’s attempts at scamming June backfires, they end up forming an unlikely friendship. James Van Der Beek plays himself on the show, in a fictional storyline that has him as a good friend of Chloe’s and desperate to revamp his sagging acting career. Mark-Paul Gosselaar, Frankie Muniz, and Busy Philipps will all play themselves also in an episode of season two.

“Don’t Trust the B—- in Apt 23” premiered on April 11 2012, following Modern Family, as a mid-season replacement during the 2011–12 television schedule. The series is executive produced by Dave Hemingson, who is also co-showrunner with Primetime Emmy nominee and series creator Nahnatchka Khan. This summer, Hemingson signed a new multi-year deal with 20th Century Fox Television, which is the studio that produces “Don’t Trust the B—- in Apt 23”. The deal allows him to develop projects for 20th Century Fox, where he has spent the last eight years writing.

Extras Casting Information

All types are needed for general extras. To be considered, submit a current 5×7 3/4 length color snapshot, all clothing sizes including shoe and hat, and all contact information to:

Apartment23casting@gmail.com

Minors and foreign talent must be legally eligible to work in the state of California and in the United States.

The Los Angeles Actors Resource Guide eBook includes the following 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 Los Angeles and the United States:

• USA Child Actor Work Permit Requirements
• California Child Actor Permit Application
• California Minors Summary Chart
• Child Actor Coogan Trust Deposit Instructions
• California Division of Labor Standards Offices
• Immigration Work Permit Information
• Non-Immigrant Visa Application

In addition to the following Los Angeles Actors Resources:

• Audition Tips
• How To Make an Audition Video
• Los Angeles Casting Directors List
• Los Angeles Extras Casting Directors List
• Los Angeles Talent Agents List
• General Talent Agent Information
• Los Angeles Acting Classes List
• Acting Classes for Young Actors in Los Angeles
• Los Angeles Headshot Photographers List
• Sample Actors Resume
• Sample Beginning Actors Resume
• Sample Cover Letters
• Entertainment Industry Terminology
• Miscellaneous Los Angeles Resources
• Actors Unions
• PDF Users Guides

The Actors Resource Guide eBooks are available here.

Principal Actor Casting

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.

Los Angeles:

Lisa Miller Katz
10210 W. Pico
Building 214
Suite 1
Los Angeles, CA 90064

Extras Casting

Los Angeles:

Carla Lewis
Headquarters Casting
3108 W. Magnolia Blvd
Burbank, CA 91505

Headquarters Casting Online Registration Form

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.

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

Hemingson Entertainment
10201 W. Pico Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90035

ABC Studios
500 S Buena Vista Street
Burbank, CA 91505

Producers:

Dave Hemingson
Nahnatchka Khan
Jeff Morton

Directors:

Chris Koch
Michael Spiller
Wendey Stanzler
Victor Nelli
Rebecca Asher

Starring:

Krysten Ritter – Chloe McGruff
Dreama Walker – June Colburn
Michael Blaiklock – Eli Webber
James Van Der Beek – Himself
Michael Blaiklock – Eli Webber
Liza Lapira – Robin
Ray Ford – Luther

Story:

June Colburn’s (Dreama Walker) well-planned well-organized life takes a severe turn when she shows up in New York City only to discover that the corporate finance job she moved there for no longer remains. As she attempts to proceed with her newly single life in the Big Apple, her Midwestern principles are invariably put to the test by her wild and sophisticated party-girl roommate Chloe (Krysten Ritter) and Chloe’s best friend, the actor James Van Der Beek (James Van Der Beek). The two girls form an unlikely friendship that leads them both to unforeseen places and frequently-illegal adventures.

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