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[02/24/10 - 10:59 AM]
ABC Family to Host Open Casting Calls Across the Country for Its New Summer Series, "Huge"
The open casting calls will take place in Austin, Atlanta, New York, Chicago and Seattle next month.

[via press release from ABC Family]

ABC FAMILY TO HOST OPEN CASTING CALLS ACROSS THE COUNTRY FOR ITS NEW SUMMER SERIES, "HUGE"

Casting Calls Will Take Place Beginning Monday, March 1, in Austin, Atlanta, New York, Chicago and Seattle.

Burbank, CA (February 24, 2010) - ABC Family will conduct a series of open casting calls in support of the network's new summer series, "Huge." The open casting calls will take place in Austin, Atlanta, New York, Chicago and Seattle. See below for more details about casting calls in each city.

ABC Family will be looking for talented plus-size individuals to play 15-16 year olds. Actors may be older, but must be believable as mid-teens. Casting is open to actors and non-actor/newcomers. For those who cannot attend, videos can be submitted online at www.abcfamily.com.

"Huge," based on author Sasha Paley's book of the same title, is being developed by Winnie Holzman ("Wicked," "My So-Called Life," "Once & Again") and daughter Savannah Dooley. Holzman will be executive producer on the premiere episode, and will serve as consultant for the remainder of the episodes. Dooley will serve as producer on the series. Alloy Entertainment's Bob Levy and Leslie Morgenstein will serve as executive producers; Robin Schiff ("Romy & Michele's High School Reunion" and ABC Family's "10 Things I Hate About You") will serve as a consulting producer. Funny, heartbreaking and provocative, "Huge" follows the lives of six teens and the staff at a weight-loss camp as they look beneath the surface to discover their true selves and the truth about each other.

OPEN CALL INFORMATION:

Austin, TX - March 1st & 2nd
March 1st from 2PM-8PM CT
March 2nd from 2PM-8PM CT

Austin Creative Alliance
701 Tillery St., Suite 8A
Austin, TX 78702
austinopencall@yahoo.com

Atlanta, GA - March 3rd & 4th
March 3rd from 2PM-8PM ET
March 4th from 2PM-8PM ET

John Robert Powers Building
7740 Roswell Road
Atlanta, GA 30350
atlantaopencall@yahoo.com

New York, NY - March 5th & 6th
March 5th from 2PM-8PM ET
March 6th from 12Noon-6PM ET

John Robert Powers Building
424 West 33rd Street, Penn Station
New York City, NY 10001
newyorkopencall@yahoo.com

Chicago, IL - March 7th & 8th
March 7th from 2PM-6PM CT
March 8th from 2PM-8PM CT

John Robert Powers Building
8430 West Bryn Mawr, Suite 100
Chicago, IL 60631
chicagoopencall@yahoo.com

Seattle, WA - March 9th & 10th
March 9th from 2PM-8PM PT
March 10th from 2PM-8PM PT

Bon-Macy's Building
3rd & Pine, 7th Floor
Seattle, WA 98111
seattleopencall@yahoo.com

Part of the Disney-ABC Television Group, ABC Family is distributed in over 98 million homes. ABC Family features programming reflecting today's families, entertaining and connecting with adults through relevant stories about today's relationships, all told with diversity, dysfunction, passion, humor and heart. ABC Family's programming is a mix of network defining original series and original movies, quality acquired series and blockbuster theatricals. ABC Family is also the destination for annual Holiday events with "13 Nights of Halloween" and "25 Days of Christmas!" ABC Family. A New Kind of Family.





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· 10 THINGS I HATE ABOUT YOU (ABC FAMILY)
· HUGE (ABC FAMILY)
· ONCE & AGAIN (ABC)





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