With 11 installments since 1989, not to mention a non-canonical crossover and 2 comic book mini-series, the Puppet Master franchise has endured longer than most creative institutions could ever dream. Launched in the immediate aftermath of films like Dolls and the wildly successful Child’s Play franchise, Puppet Master was a pioneer of anthropomorphic puppet horror, upping the ante with significant gore and irreverence.
The latest installment in the Puppet Master franchise is currently in the works, and producers in Texas are seeking horror fans to be a part of it! Here’s a bit of the casting announcement posted by the Dallas Film Commission:
Extras Casting Call for “Puppet Master: The Little Reich” – Feature Film – UNPAID
Cinestate is casting background talent for Puppet Master: The Littlest Reich, filming March 27-April 15 in Dallas, TX. Casting Directors are looking for men and women ages 18+ of all looks and ethnicities to work as extras during principal photography.
To apply, e-mail your headshot (and/or a recent photograph) and contact information to [email protected] with the subject line “PMLR EXTRAS.”
Here’s the Official Synopsis for Puppet Master: The Littlest Reich, per IMDB: follows a recently divorced young man who discovers a mint condition Blade doll in his deceased brother’s closet and plans to sell the toy at a convention in Oregon celebrating the 30th anniversary of the infamous Toulon Murders. All hell breaks loose during the auction when a strange force animates all of the puppets throughout the convention, setting them on a bloody killing spree.
Sonny Laguna and Tommy Wiklund are directing from a script penned by Bone Tomahawk scribe S. Craig Zahler; the film stars Udo Kier.
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If this sounds like something you’d like to be involved in, and you are in or around Dallas, Texas, submit an application today for what is certain to be a once in a lifetime experience. If you’re not yet familiar with the Puppet Master franchise, check out the trailer and synopsis below.
Official Synopsis: Assailed by nightmarish visions, Alex Whitaker (Paul Le Mat) and his fellow psychics descend on the Bodega Bay Inn. There, they discover that their compatriot Neil (Jimmie F. Scaggs) has apparently committed suicide. But, as the gruesome visions continue, they sense that there’s still something sinister afoot. When they find themselves hunted by a band of homicidal marionettes created by twisted puppeteer Andre Toulon (William Hickey), they discover they’re right.