Monday, April 1, 2019

Warner Bros. feature film 'Birds of Prey' talent search underway


The Warner Bros. DC Comics adaptation feature film "Birds of Prey" is currently conducting a talent search for several starring roles in the film. There are video auditions available for the lead role of 12-year-old CASSANDRA CAIN / BATGIRL; her assassin father DAVID CAIN; and LADY SHIVA / SANDRA WOODSON, Cassandra Cain's mother. The auditions details are posted below. "Birds of Prey" cast members so far are Academy Award nominee Margot Robbie as Harley Quinn, Daytime Emmy Award nominee Mary Elizabeth Winstead as Helena Bertinelli/Huntress, Academy Award nominee Rosie Perez as Renee Montoya, and two-time Image Award winner Jurnee Smollett-Bell as Dinah Lance/Black Canary.

Sundance Film Festival Special Jury Prize winner Cathy Yan will direct "Birds of Prey" from a screenplay written by Christina Hodson. Producers are Margot Robbie, Sue Kroll, and Bryan Unkeless. Primetime Emmy Award nominee Geoff Johns will executive produce along with Independent Spirit Award nominee Hans Ritter and Walter Hamada.

"Birds of Prey" will commence filming in Los Angeles, CA on August 14, 2019. The film is scheduled to hit theaters on February 7, 2020. "Birds of Prey" will be using the working title "Fox Force Five".

"Birds of Prey" Talent Search Details

Any talent who are interested in the roles of CASSANDRA CAIN / BATGIRL, DAVID CAIN, and LADY SHIVA / SANDRA WOODSON, are invited to take part in performing in a self-made video audition to be submitted for "Birds of Prey". The studio is looking to have a diverse cast for these characters in this film adaptation, and is looking at talent of any ethnicity. This is allowing actors in any area to be able perform the video and subsequent live Skype auditions, and both established actors and newcomers are being considered. There is a one-time fee of $19 to sign-up for the auditions. After the sign-up fee is received, talent will need to email at least one headshot and one full-body photo, as well as all general information and contact information. Those selected to audition will be provided a script segment by the casting director of "Birds of Prey", to create a self-made audition video. The audition process will continue with a live Skype audition.

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