National talent search for little girl to star in CBS television series ‘The Millers’

The Millers Open Casting Call

“The Millers” airs Thursdays 8:30/7:30c on CBS.
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Amigos de Garcia Productions is currently in production on season one of the CBS comedy series “The Millers” and the show’s casting director is conducting a national talent search seeking a young girl to play the series regular role of Mikayla, previously played by newcomer actress Eve Moon. The show was given a full 22 episode series order by CBS back in May, 2013 and began airing on October 3, 2013. The actress selected will be required to relocate to Los Angeles for the duration of the season, and for future seasons. Submissions for consideration can be made online at the official CBS casting website that has been set up specifically for this role.

“The Millers” centers on Nathan Miller, a recently divorced local roving news reporter looking forward to living the singles life until his parent’s marital problems unexpectedly derail his plans. After Nathan finally breaks the news of his divorce to his parents, Carol and Tom, his father is inspired to follow suit and stuns the family when he leaves his wife of 43 years. Already in shock, Jack is even more aghast when his meddlesome mom decides to move in with him. Meanwhile, his absent-minded dad imposes upon Nathan’s sister, Debbie, her husband Adam and their daughter Mikayla. Now, as Nathan and his sister settle in with their truly impossible parents, they both wonder just how long the aggravating adjustment period is going to last.

Starring in “The Millers” is five-time Primetime Emmy Award nominee Will Arnett playing Nathan Miller, and Primetime Emmy Award winner Margo Martindale playing Carol Miller. Other cast members include two-time Golden Globe Award winner Beau Bridges playing the role of Tom Miller, Image Awards nominee J.B. Smoove as Ray, Screen Actors Guild Awards Winner and “Glee” alum Jayma Mays as Debbie, and Nelson Franklin as Adam.

Ten-time Primetime Emmy Award winner James Burrows has directed at least the first 4 episodes of “The Millers”, and also serves as producer. Burrows was co-creator of the long running hit series “Cheers”, and has been directing TV series since the 1970’s. Primetime Emmy Award winner Gregory Thomas Garcia is creator and executive producer of “The Millers”. Garcia has served in the same capacity on the television series “My Name Is Earl,” “Raising Hope,” and “Yes, Dear”.

“The Millers” Talent Search/Casting Details

The following role is being re-cast as a series regular on the CBS TV show “The Millers”:

[MIKAYLA] Female, 7 to 10 years old. She’s a quick witted, precocious, smart and charismatic kid. Ever since her Grandpa (Beau Bridges) moved in with her Mom (Jayma Mays) and Dad (Nelson Franklin) Mikayla has enjoyed stepping in whenever she can to help teach her Grandpa about living in the 21st Century. Series Regular

To be considered go to the following official “The Millers” casting webpage and CAREFULLY follow the video taping and submission details.

The above website hosted by Cast It Talent is a subsidiary of Cast It Systems, and is the ONLY website that is officially assisting CBS casting directors in the casting this role. No experience is necessary and both SAG and non-union talent from ALL areas are being considered for this series regular role. There are NO FEES to submit for this role.

Please read the following New York Times article to get a better understanding of what Cast It Systems is about.

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Talent MUST be legally eligible to work in Los Angeles and in the United States.

The 2013 Los Angeles Actors Resource Guide eBook includes the following information and documents for child actors 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 2013 Actors Resource Guide eBooks are available here.

Principal Actor Casting

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

No phone calls or personal drop-offs.

Miriam Hoffman
Dava Waite Peaslee
CBS Studio Center
4024 Radford Avenue
Bungalow 22
Studio City, CA 91604


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.


“Project Name”
“Role of _______”

Extras Casting

Los Angeles:

Taylor Kinzie
Central Casting
220 S. Flower Street
Burbank, CA 91502
Registration Info: (818) 562-2755
Do not send photos to Central Casting.
You must register in person.

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.

CBS Studios
4024 Radford Avenue
Building 2
Studio City, CA 91604

Amigos de Garcia Productions
21050 Lassen Street
Chatsworth, CA 91311

Executive Producer:

Gregory Thomas Garcia


Jimmy Burrows


Jimmy Burrows

Note: Various directors work different episodes during the season. In television shows composed of individual episodes, the television director’s role differs from that of a film director in that he or she may work only on some television episodes as opposed to the director of an entire film production. In episodic television productions, the major creative control resides with a producer of the show. The television producer with creative control is called the showrunner (in this case Gregory Thomas Garcia).


Will Arnett – Nathan Miller
Margo Martindale – Carol Miller
Beau Bridges – Tom Miller
J.B. Smoove – Ray
Jayma Mays – Debbie
Nelson Franklin – Adam


When Jack admits to his parents he’s divorced, it inspires them to split as well, forcing the parents to move in with Jack and his sister, which changes the the family dynamic.