Wednesday, June 9, 2010

MEAN GIRLS 2 Casting Call

/PRNewswire/ -- Casting Director Bill Marinella, a 17-year industry veteran, announced today that he is in search of background talent for MEAN GIRLS 2, a Paramount Famous Productions release, shooting entirely in the Atlanta-area over the summer during July 2010.

The open call will be held, Saturday, June 26, 2010 from 9 am to 12 pm and Sunday, June 27, 2010 from 11 am to 2pm at

The Ernst and Young Building
Lower Level vacancy
at 55 Allen Plaza
Atlanta, Georgia 30308

-- Anyone with cool/ funky hairstyle, eyeglasses, or "Art Gallery" looks
-- High school sports fans, Mom and Dad types, with a Midwest feel
-- Casting ages 16 and up and "ALL LOOKS"
-- Mall rats, skater looks and preppies!
-- Real Cheerleaders and High School Jocks! Come in high school attire.
-- Looking for Asian-American and Latin-American actors for very featured
bit roles.

Wardrobe notes:
-- NO LOGOS of any kind please!
-- Come in high school attire, jeans, ringer t-shirts, hoodies, skirts,
-- Backpacks, bookbags, beanies, kangols, eclectic outfits and
-- Please come in style, simple jewelry is best, with hair and make-up
camera ready

Plenty of free parking and bring headshots if you have them.

Please bring official state IDs (e.g., driver's license, birth certificate, U.S. Passport). School IDs are not sufficient.

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About MEAN GIRLS 2: MEAN GIRLS 2 will be directed by the talented and accomplished Melanie Mayron.

Melanie Mayron won an Emmy for her role on the groundbreaking ABC drama thirtysomething. She has starred and co-starred in feature films, most notably Claudia Weill's Girlfriends, for which she won the Best Actress Award at the Locarno Film Festival in Switzerland and was nominated for a British Academy Award for Best Newcomer. She was seen in Costa Gavras' Missing along with Jack Lemmon and Sissy Spacek. She has forged an additional career as a director in movies and television, directing features like The Babysitter's Club and Slap Her She's French, as well as several made-for-TV movies and many episodic shows, including thirtysomething, Dawson's Creek, The Larry Sanders Show, Arliss, 90210, Lipstick Jungle, and Greek. She directed the pilot of State of Grace for ABC Family. Melanie was nominated for a Directors Guild Award for ABC's movie, Toothless, starring Kirstie Alley and Lynn Redgrave. Recently she has directed episodes of Cynthia Mort's critically acclaimed HBO series, Tell Me You Love Me, as well as, numerous episodes of the equally prestigious HBO series In Treatment, starring Gabriel Byrne. This season, Melanie has directed episodes of Ten Things I Hate About You, Drop Dead Diva, and Army Wives. Currently she is in production on the feature MEAN GIRLS 2 for Paramount Famous Productions. In addition, she and her chemist father have just launched Mayron's Goods' Baby Goods, a new line of Natural & Organic Skin Care products for babies.

Synopsis of MEAN GIRLS 2: The story revolves around a new high school student, Jo, who agrees to befriend an outcast, Abby, at the urging of Abby's wealthy father in exchange for paying all of Jo's costs for the college of her dreams. Jo and Abby team up to take on the school's "mean girls," the Plastics. The story becomes a high stakes battle of loyalty that ultimately comes to a head when one of our heroines finds out that her friendship has been bought and paid for.

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