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With everyone trying to be stars I thought I would help you out with job leads in the Movie/TV world.

‘WHOSE WEDDING IS IT ANYWAY?

True Entertainment (prod.) is casting season 11 of Whose Wedding Is It Anyway? for the Style Network. Dominique Bouchard, casting dir. Shooting June & July 2010.

Seeking—Couples: must be 21+, all types, who want to share their wedding preparation adventures with the prime-time wedding series, who are getting married or would like to get married between March-July 2010. Especially seeking two types of wedding stories—Brides and Grooms Who Have Extremely Different Ideas of What Their Dream Wedding Should Be: including theme, venue, indoor/outdoor, cuisine, formal/informal, will be put head-to-head with your fiancé in various reality-style competitions to fight for your wedding vision and see who really is the “better half”; Two Couples Who Are Interested in Having a Joint Wedding: including best friends, sisters, roommates, people who want the same venue, etc., who ever thought of sharing their wedding day with a good friend or family member to make “the most unique double wedding of a lifetime.” Producers state: “Have you stalled on your wedding planning due to finances, time, or other reasons? This could be your opportunity. We will help pay for some of your wedding costs and provide a top-notch planner.”

If you are interested (or know someone who would be interested), email your story and recent pix to bouchard@trueentertainment.net. Deadline for applications is May 1, 2010. For more info, visit www.mystyle.com. No fees required. Possible pay provided.

DRAG QUEEN DOCUMENTARY

Go Mental Productions Inc. is casting for a Drag Queen documentary. Jack Andrew, dir. Shoot starts mid-May.

Seeking—Drag Queens: males, 18+, any ethnicity, seeking models/actors for documentary art project.

Email pix & résumés, including a photo in drag, to jackandrew@mac.com. Some pay ($100 for approx. 2hrs.) and copy provided.

‘HITMAKERS’

Bravo and True Entertainment (prods. of The Real Housewives of Atlanta), in partnership with The Writing Camp (songwriting team behind such songs as Beyonce’s “Halo” and Rihanna’s “SOS”) are casting Hitmakers, a new competition series to find America’s next great songwriter. Producers state: “Behind every pop song, R&B sensation, rock hit, and country superstar, there are hitmakers.” Donna Goodrow, Sam Kivi, Jesse Tannenbaum & Erin Tomasello, casting. Shoot dates TBD.

Seeking—“Hitmakers”: male and female, must be at least 18+, creative, with original ideas, who know how to write music that appeals to the masses, seeking talented songwriters who can also sing and perform their own songs, mutli-faceted songwriters who are able to write their own original music, great voice and star quality a plus. Producers state: “We welcome musicians from all types of backgrounds and genres to audition for the show. Can you turn a hook, a concept, lyrics, and a melody into a multi-platinum hit? Then this is the show you’ve been waiting for.”

Auditions will be held April 25 at Musician’s Institute, 6752 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood, CA; May 2 in Atlanta, GA; May 9 in Nashville, TN; and May 16 in NYC. For all audition locations, numbers are distributed at 8 a.m., interviews begin at 9 a.m., and interviews end at 6 p.m. Come to the open call with an original song, written by you, that you perform on stage for the judges. Acoustic performances are encouraged. A piano will be provided. Callbacks will be held the following day in all locations. For more info and to pre-register, visit www.hitmakerscasting.com; you must pre-register to attend an open call. If you cannot attend an open call, visit www.hitmakerscasting.com; upload a video submission and complete the application. You may also send submissions to Hitmakers Casting, 10061 Riverside Dr., PO Box 749, Toluca Lake, CA 91602. Submission deadline is May 17. Winner receives a cash prize and a publishing and development deal with The Writing Camp for Sony’s RCA/Jive.

‘THE MILLIONAIRE MATCHMAKER’

Vinnie Potestivo Entertainment, Inc. is casting season four of Bravo’s unscripted series The Millionaire Matchmaker. Patti Stanger, CEO, Millionaire’s Club International. Shooting in the NYC area (dates TBD).

Seeking—Legit Millionaires: male or female, must be 21+ as of May 24, 2010, all ethnicities, gay or straight, must be open to finding a serious relationship, must live in the NY Tri-State area. Also seeking—Singles Looking for Love with a Millionaire. Note: Seeking eligible singles who are legitimate millionaires and ready to meet potential mates with the possibility of finding true love. If cast for an episode of the series, membership to The Millionaire’s Club will be bestowed upon the participant for an exclusive and limited engagement while participating on the show. As the name implies, Millionaire’s Club International is incredibly exclusive. Patti Stanger screens each potential member of her club very carefully, and upon acceptance guides the client with her expert advice. If selected, millionaires will be given the opportunity to work directly with Patti and her team of experts and be paired up for a dream date on Bravo’s series The Millionaire Matchmaker.

Auditions/interviews will be held by appt. only. For more info and to download an application, visit www.vinniep.com/tmm4. Send completed applications to Vinnie Potestivo Entertainment, Inc., 135 W. 26th St., 12th fl., NYC 10001. No fees required. No pay provided.

‘PROJECT X’

Warner Bros. is casting Project X (working title), a feature-length comedy using “a new and interesting approach,” according to the film’s producer, Todd Philips (prod.-dir. of The Hangover). Joel Silver, Scott Budnick, Andrew Rona, and Alex Heineman, exec. prods.; Nima Nourizadeh, dir.; Juel Bestrop & Seth Yanklewitz, casting dirs. Tentatively shooting July/August in L.A.

Seeking—Unknown Actors/Real People: males and females, must be 18+ to play age 18, all ethnicities, all physical types, U.S. residents only. The project states: “Todd Phillips and WB want to open up [the casting] to people that would normally never get the opportunity to be in a movie.”

For more info and to submit your taped audition, visit www.projectxopencall.com. Submission deadline: May 16. A valid photo ID with proof of age is required. Do not contact the casting office about this online open call. No fees required; submission is free and actors receive a free trial membership to ActorCast to submit. Professional pay. SAG Contract, details pending.

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