New Disney Channel series ‘Andi Mack’ casting calls

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Disney Channel has officially picked up the brand new comedy television series “Andi Mack” to a 13-episode season 1 order. Casting calls are underway for new starring, co-starring, recurring, and day player roles. Extras will be cast closer to the start of filming this coming Fall, 2016. The show will air on Disney Channel in 2017. Production will be taking place in Utah, where additional casting will also be taking place for speaking roles. This television series will be filmed using digital motion picture cameras, and will not be taped before a live-audience.

The story introduces Andi Marcus as she’s about to celebrate her 13th birthday. She’s eager to have just a little teenage fun and adventure, but that may never happen because her strict mother is doing everything in her power to keep her from turning out like her older sister, Bex, who dropped out of school as a teenager and left home and now, in her late 20s, still doesn’t know what she wants out of life – but when Bex returns home and promises she is ready to get her life together, Andi’s life is turned upside down and leaves her questioning everything she’s ever known.

Starring in “Andi Mack” is Peyton Elizabeth Lee in the title role. Lee’s only two previous credits are playing small roles in one episode of the ABC television series “Scandal”, and a few episodes of the Showtime series “Shameless”. Also starring in Andi Mack is Lilan Bowden as Bex Mack, five-time BTVA Television Voice Acting Award winner Lauren Tom as Andi’s mother Celia, three-time Young Artist Awards nominee Joshua Rush as Andi’s friend Cyrus, and Asher Angel as Jonah.

Writers Guild of America WGA Award nominee Terri Minsky is creator and executive producer, and will serve as showrunner. Minsky was the creator and executive producer of the Disney Channel pop-culture phenomenon series “Lizzie McGuire”. Also serving as executive producer on “Andy Mack” is Michelle Manning.

Disney Channel “Andi Mack” Principal Actor Casting Director (speaking roles only)

There is currently a new starring role for an 11-14 year old girl to play the role of “Buffy”. Must be able to play 12-13 years of age. This role is being re-cast from the pilot episode.

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:

Amber Horn
Danielle Aufiero
Aufiero/Horn Casting
588 N. Larchmont Blvd.
2nd Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90004

Utah:

Jeff Johnson Casting
360 West Broadway
Suite 202
Salt Lake City, UT 84101

NOTE:

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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Production Companies:

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).

It’s a Laugh Productions
1040 N Las Palmas
Building 33
3rd Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90038

Disney Channel
3800 W Alameda Avenue
Burbank, CA 91505

Executive Producers:

Michelle Manning
Terri Minsky

Writer:

Terri Minsky

Director:

Betty Thomas (pilot episode)

Starring:

Peyton Elizabeth Lee – Andi Mack
Lilan Bowden – Bex
Lauren Tom – Celia
Joshua Rush – Cyrus
Asher Angel – Jonah Beck

Story:

Just as she’s about to celebrate her thirteenth birthday, Andi’s older sister comes home trying to get her life together, which completely messes with Andi’s life. Wackiness ensues.

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Alan Baltes was born in St. Paul, Minnesota and his family moved to Santa Barbara, California when he was 6 years old. He attended San Marcos High School in Santa Barbara, CA with classmates Cathy Ireland, Cady Huffman, Anthony Edwards, and Eric Stoltz. It wasn't until he met actor Don Stroud, that he became interested in acting. Alan attended a casting session with Don to help him read his lines and was noticed by the casting directors of the show "General Hospital". Alan ended up working 8 months on the show as a "Police Cadet McDonald" with fellow actors Mark Dacascos and Jack Wagner. Alan continued to work on various films, television shows, and commercials and also toured with the Native American Dance Theatre as Associate Producer. In 2002, Alan became interested in working on committees at the Screen Actors Guild, and has served on the Background Actors Committee and the Native American Committee. On February 26, 2008, Alan Baltes became "A United Journey For Humanity's Creative Innovators Advocating A Global Difference Honoree". Alan Baltes founded his company, AB Media Publishing LLC in 2007, which publishes the "Actors Resource Guides" for actors among others. His company also publishes a network of casting calls and auditions information websites. Alan is also an IMDb Pro News Desk Partner. In 2014, Alan Baltes opened a PR Services division of his company, providing publicity services for entertainment industry professionals. Alan is also a film and television casting director, with credits ranging from extras to lead role actors. Alan Baltes is the proud parent of two amazing young daughters, and strives to educate young actors about the trials and tribulations of an entertainment industry career.