Acting auditions and extras casting for feature film 'A.C.O.D.' in Atlanta

ACOD Atlanta Casting Call

"A.C.O.D." (Adult Children of Divorce) is filming in Atlanta, GA.
AB Media Publishing, LLC

The star-studded feature film "A.C.O.D." (Adult Children of Divorce) is starting production in Atlanta, and the casting director is seeking a beautiful, tall, blond female 20 - 30 years old for a "very featured role". Additional featured roles as well as many extras will be hired throughout filming this spring. All of the remaining speaking roles and extras are being cast by the local casting director in Atlanta.

"Lights Out" writer Stuart Zicherman is directing "A.C.O.D." from a script he co-wrote with Ben Karlin, who is also producing. Bobby Cohen, president of Kurtzman/Orci, is executive producing along with George Paaswell. Cohen's executive producing credits include "Memoirs of a Geisha ," "Revolutionary Road," and "Definitely, Maybe". Paaswell's producing credits include "Phoebe in Wonderland ," "Notorious," and "The Winning Season". Teddy Schwarzman and Ben Stillman will produce for Black Bear Pictures.

"A.C.O.D." which stands for Adult Children of Divorce, is about a young man named Carter (Adam Scott) who learns that he grew up as part of a psychological experiment determining the effects of divorce on young children. He is forced to reunite his parents when his brother gets engaged.

Richard Jenkins plays Scott's father, while Jane Lynch will play Dr. Judith, an author and therapist who used to treat Carter in the study about children of divorced parents. Mary Elizabeth Winstead will play Scott's girlfriend, the foundation in his life, which is slowly going out of control after he’s ushered into a present-day follow-up study about the children of divorced parents 20 years after the fact. Amy Poehler will play Jenkins' current wife Sondra, who is bitter enemies with his ex-wife, who is played by Catherine O'Hara. Jessica Alba is set to star as a gorgeous girl named Michelle, with whom Carter has a fling with.

The following is for talent that is located within reasonable driving distance to the Atlanta, GA area.

If you are a beautiful, tall, blond female 20 - 30 years old, and want to be considered for a very featured role please email at least 3 different recent color photos and all contact information to the following:

Put "Beautiful Tall Blonde" in the subject line of your email.

All ages and types of background extras are also needed. To be considered, email a recent color snapshot and all contact information to the following:

Put "ACOD EXTRAS" in the subject line of your email.

Talent must and be legally eligible to work in Atlanta, GA and the United States.

The 2012 Atlanta Actors Resource Guide eBook includes the following documents for adults, minors, and foreign talent who would like to work on film and television productions in the Atlanta area:

• Georgia Child Labor Entertainment Employment Information Sheet
• Georgia Child Labor Summary Sheet
• Georgia Employment Certificate Guide for Minors Under 18
• USA Child Actor Work Permit Requirements
• Immigration Work Permit Information
• Non-Immigrant Visa Application

In addition to the following Atlanta Actors Resources:

• Atlanta Casting Directors List
• Atlanta Extras Casting Directors List
• Atlanta Talent Agents List
• General Talent Agent Information
• Atlanta Acting Classes and Schools List
• Atlanta Actors Unions and Professional Organizations
• Summer Performing Arts Camps
• Atlanta Headshot Photographers List
• Audition Tips
• How To Make an Audition Video
• Sample Actors Resume
• Sample Beginning Actors Resume
• Sample Cover Letters
• Entertainment Industry Terminology
• PDF Users Guides

The 2012 Atlanta Actors Resource Guide eBook is available here.

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.

New York:

Laura Rosenthal
401 Broadway
Ste 711
New York, NY 10013


Patrick Ingram
1123 Zonolite Road
Suite 7A
Atlanta, GA 30306

Extras Casting


Patrick Ingram
Janel Bersabal
Extras Casting Atlanta
1123 Zonolite Road
Suite 7A
Atlanta, GA 30306

Production Companies:

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.

Black Bear Pictures
New York, NY:
185 Franklin Street
4th Floor
New York, NY 10013

Process Media
401 Broadway
Suite 711
New York, NY 10013

100 Universal Plaza
Bldg. 5171
Universal City, CA 91608


George Paaswell
Bobby Cohen
Ben Karlin
Tim Perell
Teddy Schwarzman
Ben Stillman


Stu Zicherman


Adam Scott - Carter
Jessica Alba - Michelle
Catherine O'Hara - Melissa
Jane Lynch - Dr. Judith
Amy Poehler - Sondra
Richard Jenkins - Hugh
Mary Elizabeth Winstead - Lauren
Clark Duke - Trey


"A.C.O.D." (Adult Children of Divorce) focuses on a young man named Carter (Adam Scott) who discovers he was enlisted by his parents in a study about divorced children many years ago, and he was included in a book written about the study. When he’s ushered into a present day follow-up study 20 years after the fact, it creates new havoc for his family.