Disney open casting calls for ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’ actors and extras


Marvel Studios, an owned subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company, is set to begin shooting the political-thriller superhero feature film sequel “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” in late April, 2013. The locations where filming will take place are Los Angeles, Cleveland, and Washington DC. Disney casting directors for Marvel are auditioning actors in Los Angeles with additional casting to take place in Cleveland and DC. Extras also will cast in all cities where filming is taking place. Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures has announced that they will release the film in theaters on April 4, 2014 in both in 2D and 3D. The working title for “Captain America: The First Avenger” was Frostbite, and the working title for “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” is Freezerburn.

“Captain America: The Winter Soldier” will center on Steve Rogers/Captain America’s relationship with sidekick Bucky, who fell to his apparent death in “Captain America: The First Avenger”. He returns as the brainwashed assassin Winter Soldier. This sequel will be a completely different genre in that it will be a political-thriller themed film, just as the first film was a 1940s World War II themed film. Sam Wilson/Falcon is introduced as a central character that is the first African American superhero. Steve Rogers finds himself with a new love interest in the beautiful and highly athletic Sharon Carter, who is also known as Agent 13 of the international security agency S.H.I.E.L.D.

Starring in “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” is five-time Teen Choice Award nominee Chris Evans returning as Steve Rogers/Captain America; five-time Teen Choice Award nominee Emily VanCamp has been cast as Steve Rogers’ love interest and female lead role of Sharon Carter/Agent 13; Academy Award winner Robert Redford has joined the cast and will play the role of a S.H.I.E.L.D. Agency Leader; four-time Golden Globe Award nominee Scarlett Johansson is back as Natasha Romanoff/Black Widow; Academy Award nominee Samuel L. Jackson reprises his role as Nick Fury; the beautiful and talented Cobie Smulders returns as Agent Maria Hill; Sebastian Stan is back as James Buchanan “Bucky” Barnes, who becomes The Winter Soldier. Screen Actors Guild Awards nominee Anthony Mackie has been cast to play the role of Falcon; Frank Grillo will play the supervillain Brock Rumlow/Crossbones.

Primetime Emmy Award winning Cleveland, Ohio native brothers Joe and Anthony Russo will direct “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” from an adapted screenplay written by the Primetime Emmy Award winning writing team of Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely. The Russo brothers direct most of their work together, and they are also producers, screenwriters, actors, and editors. In addition to film directing, they are highly sought after television series pilot directors. Ron Howard got the brothers hired to direct the pilot for Fox’s “Arrested Development,” for which they won an Emmy Award. They are credited with creating the visual style that made Arrested Development extremely popular. Markus and McFeely’s writing credits include “The Chronicles of Narnia” trilogy, “Captain America: The First Avenger,” Michael Bay’s “Pain & Gain,” and “Thor: The Dark World” among others.

Stan Lee, Former president and chairman of Marvel Comics, will executive produce. Victoria Alonso, Marvel Studios executive vice president of visual effects and post production, will also executive produce. Kevin Feige, co-president of Marvel Studios will oversee production for the studio. Feige has been involved in all of Marvel Studios theatrical productions since the first X-Men film in 2000. Directors Joe and Anthony Russo will also produce under the banner of their production company Russo Brothers, Inc. Vita Ray Productions II LLC, which is an owned subsidiary of Marvel Entertainment, is the main production company for “Captain America: The Winter Soldier”. Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures will handle distribution.

Disney Casting – Principal Actors

See the post titled Headshot and Resume Information regarding how to submit for acting roles.

Submit photos and resumes by mail only.
No phone calls or personal drop-offs.

Los Angeles:

Tamara Hunter
Sarah Finn
588 N Larchmont Blvd.
Los Angeles CA 90004


Maryellen Aviano

Details To Be Announced

Washington, DC:

Carol Ness
2229 N Charles Street
Baltimore, MD 21218

Disney Casting – Extras

Los Angeles:

Central Casting
220 S. Flower Street
Burbank, CA 91502
Registration Info: (818) 562-2755
Do not send photos to Central Casting, you must register in person.


Maryellen Aviano

See open casting call details above.

Washington, DC

Maryellen Aviano and
Betsy Royall
6247 Falls Road
Building E, Suite 1
Baltimore, MD 21209

Film Production Staff

Experienced film production staff and crew members who are available to work in Cleveland or Washington, DC can submit a resume via email.


Union – clevelandcrew2013@gmail.com

Non-Union – ohiofilmresumes2013@gmail.com

Washington, DC:



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.

Vita Ray Productions II LLC
1600 Rosecrans Avenue
Building 1A
Third Floor
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266

Russo Brothers, Inc.
1925 Century Park E
22nd Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90067

Marvel Studios
1600 Rosecrans Avenue
Building 7A
Suite 110
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266

Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
500 S Buena Vista Street
Burbank, CA 91521

Executive Producers:

Victoria Alonso
Stan Lee


Kevin Feige
Louis D’Esposito
Joe Russo
Anthony Russo


Joe Russo
Anthony Russo


Chris Evans – Steve Rogers/Captain America
Anthony Mackie – Sam Wilson/The Falcon
Sebastian Stan – Bucky/The Winter Soldier
Scarlett Johansson – Natasha Romanoff/Black Widow
Emily VanCamp – Sharon Carter
Frank Grillo – Brock Rumlow/Crossbones
Samuel L. Jackson – Nick Fury
Cobie Smulders – Agent Maria Hill
Robert Redford – S.H.I.E.L.D. Agency Leader
Toby Jones – Arnim Zola
Maximiliano Hernández – S.H.I.E.L.D. agent Jasper Sitwell


“Captain America: The Winter Soldier” will pick up where “The Avengers” leaves off, as Steve Rogers (Chris Evans) continues his affiliation with Nick Fury (Samuel L. Jackson) and S.H.I.E.L.D. while struggling to take on his role in the modern world.


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