Disney casting series regulars for new 1/2 hour comedy ‘Mighty Med’


It’s A Laugh Productions is in pre-production on the new 1/2 hour sitcom Mighty Med for Disney XD, and the Disney casting director is auditioning actors for the show’s starring and co-starring roles, as well as possible recurring roles. Central Casting is handling the hiring of the show’s stand-ins and extras.

Shooting will take place in Los Angeles, CA beginning in February 2013. The starring roles include two boys and one girl who can play 15 years of age. They are also accepting submissions from actors of any ethnicity.

“Mighty Med” centers on two lifelong best buddies Kaz and Oliver, as well as young superheroine Skyler Storm. Since the two boys are huge comic book fans and have great knowledge of superpowers, they get hired at a super-secret superhero hospital. While working there, they discover that Skylar Storm is not just a comic book character, but is a real person. Turns out Skylar is at the hospital because all of her twenty four super powers have been taken from her by a villain named “The Vulture”. Kaz and Oliver decide that they can help her get her powers back, even though all of the geniuses at the superhero hospital have been unable to do so.

Executive producing is Primetime Emmy Award nominee Jim Bernstein and Andrew Schwartz, both of who also co-wrote the teleplay. Bernstein served as writer on Disney Channel’s “Phineas and Ferb” on 20 episodes. He also has been a writer and/or producer on such shows as “Family Guy,” “Quintuplets,” and “American Dad!” among many others. Schwartz worked as a production assistant on Nickelodeon Network’s “All That” and “Drake & Josh” before becoming executive story editor on the ABC comedy drama “Scrubs”.

It’s a Laugh Productions, which is a an owned subsidiary of the Disney-ABC Television Group, is producing “Mighty Med”. The company has produced such Disney Channel shows as “Hannah Montana,” “The Suite Life of Zack and Cody,” “Jonas,” “Jessie,” “Shake It Up!”, “Austin & Ally,” and “Dog with a Blog,” among many others. Don Mink and Amy Rabins founded It’s a Laugh Productions in 2004. The two have also been partners in a company called Prep Shoot Post since 1988, a post-production accounting firm.

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

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Principal Actor Disney 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:

Sheryl Levine
1040 N. Las Palmas Avenue
Building 26
Suite 109
Los Angeles, CA 90038

Extras Casting

Los Angeles:

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.

Disney Channel
3800 W Alameda Avenue
Burbank, CA 91505

Disney XD
3800 W Alameda Avenue
Burbank, CA 91505

It’s A Laugh Productions
201 North Occidental Boulevard
Building 6
Los Angeles, CA 90026

Executive Producer:

Jim Bernstein

Producer:

Andy Schwartz

Director:

Eric Dean Seaton

Starring:

Paris MaryJo Berelc – Skylar Storm
Karan Soni – Benny
Bradley Dodds – Captain Infinity
Brandon James – Travis
Devan Leos – Alan Kemp
James Ryen – Dr. Wrath

Story:

Lifelong best friends and comic book fans Kaz and Oliver are thrilled to be the newest hires at Mighty Med, a super-secret superhero hospital. The boys’ knowledge of superpowers and comic books makes them valuable potential employees.

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