What started out as an entertaining cable genre series with a small but loyal cult following has quickly grown into one of the biggest hits on television of any kind today. AMC’s The Walking Dead is coming off of it’s most spectacular and most watched season yet and now production is gearing up for another trip into the world of the zombie apocalypse. Auditions for a number of exciting roles in the series that has captured the imagination of the world will be starting soon and actors of all ages can submit themselves today for their shot at a career making role in one of the most beloved television shows of all time.
Based on the incredible comic nook series by Robert Kirkman, Tony Moore, and Charlie Adlard, The Walking Dead tells the gripping story of Rick Grimes, a small town sheriff who wakes from a coma to find that the world has become overrun with flesh eating zombies. Rick sets out to reconnect with his wife and son and soon finds them, but the joy in their reunion is quickly extinguished as they and a small group of survivors must learn how to live in this new world where the dead walk amongst them and attack them at every opportunity. This intense and invigorating action-drama was created by Academy Award nominee Frank Darabont (The Shawshank Redemption, The Green Mile) and features one of the strongest casts in televsion today led by the amazing talents of Andrew Lincoln (Love Actually, Strike Back, Wuthering Heights), Lauren Cohan (Chuck, The Vampire Diaries, Childrens Hospital), Norman Reedus (The Boondock Saints, The Conspirator, Blade II), Scott Wilson (Junebug, Dead Man Walking, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation) and Steven Yeun (The Big Bang Theory, Warehouse 13, I Origins).
Auditions for The Walking Dead are being organized now and interested performers can submit themselves for roles today by sending emails here extrascastingatlanta.com/. Audition updates will be posted as they are released so stay tuned for more details and leave a comment in the space provided and tell us what you think of the show that entertains tens of millions of viewers each week and why you want to audition for AMC’s The Walking Dead.