Major feature film now casting girls
The “Little House on the Prairie” TV series and book is now being made into a feature film. Casting directors for the Columbia Pictures project are holding open, online auditions for girls to play the lead role of Laura Ingalls. These are the same casting directors that cast the “True Grit” role.
You do not need to have an agent to apply for this. Girls 10 to 13 living in the United States can apply through the website that the movies casting department has setup.
Do you think that you can be the next Laura Ingalls? Here is your chance to find out by sending in a self taped audition video.
Here is the breakdown of the Laura character, if you are not familiar with the part, you can look up some old episodes of the “Little House” TV series which aired in the late 70’s and early 80’s and starred Melissa Gilbert as Laura.
[LAURA INGALLS] LEAD
Female, 10-13 years old, the smart and spirited middle child of Charles and Caroline Ingalls. Laura is a tomboy and adventure seeker living in the Prairie Lands in 1870. Laura is the type of girl who marches to the beat of her own drum and prefers the outdoors to reading and homework. She has a close relationship with her family and dearly loves her ”Pa” and older sister Mary. When her family moves from their home in the Big Woods of Wisconsin to Independence, Kansas, she embraces the adventures she encounters on their journey. Life is not easy, but Laura rises to the challenge.
Here is the casting notice
We were part of the casting team that spearheaded the nationwide search for “Mattie Ross” in the film, TRUE GRIT. Like that search, we’re excited to give ALL girls the opportunity to audition! You may fwd this notice and spread the word, far n’ wide! We’re open to all girls who want to give it a try!
You can apply online by visiting this here.
Here is a little more information about “Little House”
Charles Ingalls and his family decide to head out west looking for fertile land to farm and a farm that he and his family can settle down on. Charles Ingalls and his family which includes 3 daughters, his wife and the family dog settle out west and give us a look at what life may have been like at the turn of the last century. The show is set in the late 1800’s and is based on the book written by Laura Ingalls in the 30’s.
Here is a clip from the old TV show:
Here is a clip of Melissa Gilbert who played Laura in the TV show: