A major new Disney remake is set to role in front of cameras soon and along with it comes a major new casting calls. Pete’s Dragon, the beloved classic released in 1977 is getting an exciting re-imagining and the producers and casting directors are embarking on an amazing nationwide casting search for the lead role of Pete and many others. Interested performers can submit themselves today for consideration for available parts in what could very well be one of the most anticipated family films of the decade.
Pete’s Dragon will be a fresh take on the magical tale of boy meets fantastical animal. When Pete loses his parents in a tragic car crash at the age of four, he retreats into the forest and befriends a kindly dragon named Elliott who helps him through his difficult time. When a local mill threatens to raze the forest and drive the friends from their home, Pete must decide between staying with his friend or starting a new life with the first humans he has seen in years. This more realistic version of P.D. follows in the very successful formula that Disney has used for such recent hits as Maleficent starring Academy Award winner Angelina Jolie and Alice in Wonderland featuring Oscar nominee Johnny Depp and all signs are pointing to this fabulous project being just as big of a sensation for millions of Mouse House fans around the world.
Casting calls for various roles in this sure to be major Disney hit including the lead role of Pete are happening very soon and interested performers of all experience levels are encouraged to submit themselves today by heading here petesdragonsearch.com for more information on both applying and the production. More updates will be posted as soon as they come in so stay tuned for more details and leave a comment and tell us what oyu think of this new Disney feature and why you want to audition for Pete’s Dragon.