I am personally assisting the casting directors to invite people to attend an open casting call in Pittsburgh for the Netflix television crime-drama series “Mindhunter”. An open casting call is now scheduled for Tuesday October 18, 2016. Shooting will run through December, 2016. To be considered, all actors, extras, and crew members MUST have legal eligibility to work in the entertainment industry in Pittsburgh. Details below.
This series is based the novel “Mind Hunter: Inside FBI’s Elite Serial Crime Unit” written by Mark Olshaker and John E. Douglas. Set in 1979, the show centers on the inquisitive and skilled FBI Agent Bill Tench. Along with fellow serial killer investigator in the behavioral science unit, FBI agent Holden Ford, Tench interviews serial killers to help them solve current murders.
Starring in “Mindhunter” is Holt McCallany as Bill Tench, and Jonathan Groff as Holden Ford. Also starring is Cotter Smith as Shepard, Unit Chief of FBI National Training Academy; and Anna Torv as Wendy, a psychologist. “Mindhunter” is executive produced by Academy Award winner Charlize Theron and two-time Academy Award nominee David Fincher. Also executive producing is Jennifer Orme Erwin, who acquired the television rights to the novel. “Mindhunter” will air on Netflix in 2017.
Mindhunter Open Casting Call Details
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The Netflix television series “Mindhunter” is currently casting extras and featured roles. There is no experience necessary to be considered. These are fully paid positions. The following open casting call is for people 18+ years of age. Shooting will be taking place through December, 2016.
William Pitt Union – Lower Lounge
3959 Fifth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Tuesday October 18, 2016
11:00am – 4:00pm
Come meet the casting directors of the new Netflix series, “Mindhunter”, and have your photo taken for the Marinella Hume data base to be considered for ALL upcoming background, featured and principle work. If you can not attend the open call, please send your photos, phone number and sizes to [email protected]
The following types are being cast:
FBI AGENTS, REAL NURSES, REAL WAITERS and WAITRESSES, REAL MILITARY and EX-MILITARY with WEAPONS EXPERIENCE, REAL SNIPERS, SHOPPERS, REAL COOKS, BARTENDERS, LAWYERS, POLICE OFFICERS, SHERIFFS, DETECTIVES, PRISONERS, PRISON GUARDS, HOSPITAL PATIENTS, SECRETARIES, STENOGRAPHERS, STUDENTS, HIPPIES, PROFESSORS and more!
Also seeking period cars, models 1960 – 1980. Parked cars earn their owners $175 parked for 12 hours, and folks can submit their period vehicles to [email protected]
Please also register with a free profile at the following:
The casting team does not discriminate regarding age, race, religion, ability, or orientation.
Principal Actor Casting Director (speaking roles only)
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.
Laray Mayfield Casting
5631 Hollywood Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90028
Julie Schubert Casting
330 W. 38th Street
New York NY 10018
Starring and supporting roles are mainly being cast through talent agents. You can find comprehensive listings and submission addresses for 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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Crew members and vendors in Pittsburgh can submit resumes and info to the following:
Absolutely NO actor or extras submissions to this email address, they will be discarded.
Do NOT send photos and resumes to the production companies, as they will end up being thrown away. They do not cast the films, rather they hire casting directors who sort through the thousands of submissions (see above).
Mindhunter Production Office
40 24th Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15522
Denver and Delilah Films
100 Universal City Plaza
Universal City, CA 91608
Panic Pictures/No. 13
5620 Hollywood Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90405
Jen X Productions, Inc.
16601 Marquez Avenue
Pacific Palisades, CA 90272
345 North Maple Drive
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
David Fincher (pilot episode)
Jonathan Groff – Holden Ford
Holt McCallany – Bill Tench
Anna Torv – Wendy
Cotter Smith – Shepard
Based on the book by John Douglas and Mark Olshaker about Douglas, a former FBI agent who pursued some of the most notorious serial killers and rapists, developing profiling techniques to catch them.