Casting is underway on the upcoming ABC Family Worldwide show "What Would Jane Do". The lead role has gone to actress Erica Dasher, who's lone professional acting job was on the Warner Bros. Studio 2.0 Webisode "The Lake". ABC Family is continuing a recent trend in casting newcomers and unknown talent for it's new list of series pilots that have been ordered. Newcomer Katie Leclerc has been cast in ABC Family’s new drama pilot "Switched at Birth" after an extensive talent search.
Lev L. Spiro will direct the pilot from a script written by April Blair. Spiro has a history with Disney Channel, directing various episodes of the sitcom Jonas, and the Disney Channel Original Movies "Minutemen" and "Wizards of Waverly Place: The Movie." April Blair recently wrote the teleplay for Disney Channels "Lemonade Mouth", and also wrote the script for the ABC Family TV Movie "Christmas Caper".
"What Would Jane Do" is about a 16-year-old girl who juggles life as a teenager and a demanding new job as a full time assistant for a design company.
Principal Actor Casting:
See the post titled Headshot and Resume Information regarding how to submit for acting roles.
Please submit photos and resumes by mail only.
No phone calls or personal drop-offs.
What Would Jane Do Casting
121 W. Lexington Drive
Glendale, CA 91203
220 South Flower Street
Burbank, CA 91502
Registration Information: (818) 562-2755
Do not send photos to Central, you must register in person.
Do NOT send photos and resumes to the production companies, as they will most likely end up being thrown away. They do not cast the films, rather they hire casting directors who sort through the thousands of submissions.
ABC Family Worldwide
3800 W. Alameda Ave
Burbank, CA 91505
9744 Wilshire Blvd.
Beverly Hills, CA 90212
Producers: Gavin Polone, April Blair
Director: Lev L. Spiro
The show follows 16-year-old Jane (Dasher), who lands a job at a hip retail company when they mistake her for an adult. Jane soon finds herself juggling life as a regular teenager in high school and as an assistant to a high powered executive in the cutthroat world of fashion…all while trying to keep her true identity a secret.
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