Earn Up to £8,000 Playing a Well-Known Actor’s Double + More UK Casting Calls

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Major Feature Film 

A male actor of white/European descent aged 20–46 is wanted to be the double for a well-known actor in a major feature film. The production team states: “We are looking for someone who has matching hair and skin tone to perform as this actor for some of the shooting…Due to confidentiality we are unable to say more about this project at this stage." Talent will work at a to-be-announced location in the UK over to-be-announced dates. Pay is £4,000–£8,000 for an estimated 20 days of work. 

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Devil’s Punchbowl: Part II

A male actor aged 20–50 is wanted to play “a small town postman known for spreading gossip and rumours” in the sequel to the horror movie Devil’s Punchbowl. Talent will work in Godalming on 1 June. Pay is £100 for an estimated three hours of work. 

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Jazzy Banana The Musical 

An actor aged 18+ is wanted for a “madcap show for the under 5s” to be performed in south London schools and nurseries this summer. Talent, who must be able to sing and read music, and who will need to take a DBS check, will work in London from a to-be-announced date in mid-June, with performances taking place throughout the summer. Pay is £1,360 for an estimated 10 days of work. 

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Short Horror Film: Unlucky 

A short horror film set in Northern Ireland is seeking: a female actor aged 18–35; a male actor aged 25–55; a male actor aged 30–60; and a female actor aged 8–16, all of white/European descent. The project is also casting: a female actor aged 35–65; and a male actor aged 18–35, both of any ethnicity. Talent will work in Brighton, England from 28–31 August, with a to-be-announced rehearsal period in July. Pay is £75– £800 for an estimated 1–4 days of work. 

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Inland Waterways Shoot 

A photo and video shoot for Inland Waterways is seeking: a male and a female actor aged 20–40; and a male and a female actor aged 40–60. Talent, who will be shot on a narrowboat while travelling up canals, will work in Manchester on 3 June. Pay is £250. 

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Documentary

A male and a female actor aged 23–38, who have “strong comedic timing”,  are wanted to play a double act providing “satirical observation” in a documentary about burnout. Talent will work at a to-be-announced location over three to-be-announced dates in late June or early July. Pay is US$3,000.  

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Short Film: Good Intentions 

A male actor of white/European descent aged 35–50, “who loves dark material and monologue driven pieces” is wanted for a talking heads-style film. Talent will work in Birmingham on a to-be-announced date in July. Pay is £100. 

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Parkdean Resorts Recruitment Video 

A recruitment video for Parkdean Resorts is seeking: a male actor aged 35–40; a male actor aged 55–65; and a female actor aged 24–27. Talent will work at Trecco Bay caravan park in Porthcawl, Wales on either 11 or 13 June. Pay is £200–£250 for an estimated three hours of work. 

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Fire Evacuation Video

An actor of any gender aged 18–24 and an actor of any gender aged 35+ are wanted to present a short video about fire evacuations procedures at King's College London. Talent will work in London on 31 May. Pay is £150. 

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Roller Coaster Promotional Videos

Drayton Manor theme park is seeking a male actor aged 55+ to play a gold mine Prospector in a series of promotional videos for a new wild west-themed roller coaster. Talent will work at Drayton Manor resort in Tamworth on a to-be-announced date in early June. Pay is £100 for an estimated four hours of work. 

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Short Film: Kai 

A male actor aged 25–30 is wanted for a short film, Kai, about a shell-shocked soldier who encounters AI drones. Talent will work in Calderdale, West Yorkshire, over three to-be-announced dates. Pay is £195.

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Short Film: Time Loop Café 

A film about a man who tries to leave a café but ends up in a loop is casting: a male actor of white/European descent aged 21–25 to play the lead; a female actor aged 23–31 to play a waitress; a male actor aged 25–27 to play an uneased customer. Talent will work at a to-be-announced location over to-be-announced dates in June. Pay is £300 for an estimated three days of work. 

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East London Production 2024

“Very young looking artists” of all genders aged 17–25, who can pass for 14–17 year olds, are wanted for an upcoming production. Talent will work in east London over to-be-announced dates in June and July. Pay is £945.00 —£2,800.00 for an estimated seven days of work. 

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