Marvel Studios and The Walt Disney Studios are now in pre-production on the upcoming sci-fi themed superhero feature film “The Avengers: Age of Ultron”, and casting directors are auditioning actors for starring, co-starring, and supporting roles. The film’s photo doubles and stand-ins for the starring actors, as well as general extras and featured background actors will be cast closer to the start of filming. The locations where outdoor principal photography will take place are in and around London, England. Indoor sound stage filming will take place at Shepperton Studios. Shooting begins in February, 2014.
Starring in “The Avengers: Age of Ultron” is People’s Choice Awards winner Chris Hemsworth as Thor; two-time Academy Award nominee Jeremy Renner as Hawkeye; four-time Golden Globe Awards nominee Scarlett Johansson as Black Widow; two-time Academy Award nominee Robert Downey Jr. as Iron Man, BAFTA Awards nominee Aaron Taylor-Johnson as Quicksilver; three-time People’s Choice Awards nominee Chris Evans as Captain America; Academy Award nominee Mark Ruffalo as The Hulk; and Academy Award nominee Samuel L. Jackson as Nick Fury. The front runner to play The Falcon is Anthony Mackie. Disney has not confirmed that Vin Diesel will join the cast of “The Avengers: Age of Ultron”.
Details on how talent can submit for acting roles, and registration information for extras can be found on the following casting post:
“The Avengers: Age of Ultron” Disney Casting Calls
All talent must be legally eligible to work in London and the United Kingdom.
The 2013 London Actors Resource Guide eBook comes with free quarterly updates and includes the following information and documents for adults, minors, and foreign talent who would like to work as an actor or extra on film and television productions in London and the United Kingdom:
• London Child Actor Information
• London Child Actor Chaperone Information
• London Bylaws on the Employment of Children
• London Child Stage Performance Application Form
• London Child Work Permit Application
• United Kingdom Foreign Actors Visa Information
• United Kingdom Entertainer Visitor Application Form
• United Kingdom Employment Application Form
In addition to the following London Actors Resources:
• Audition Tips
• How To Make an Audition Video
• London Casting Directors List
• London Extras Casting Directors List
• London Talent Agents List
• General Talent Agent Information
• London Actors Headshot Photographers
• United Kingdom Acting Schools
• London Performers Unions and Organizations
• Miscellaneous London Actors Resources
• Sample Actors Resume
• Sample Beginning Actors Resume
• Sample Casting Director and Talent Agents Cover Letters
• Entertainment Industry Terminology
• PDF Users Guides
The 2013 Actors Resource Guide eBooks are available here.