"The House with a Clock in its Walls" - Kids

Kids Casting Call for Movie

Funnyman and rock star Jack Black is teaming up with two-time Academy award winner Cate Blanchett for a new movie. “The House with a Clock in its Walls” has put out a movie casting call for boys. If your little one is an experienced actor or has no experience, this is a fabulous opportunity. The kids casting call is looking for a Caucasian boy to be a photo double. Children should be about 9 to 11 years old. They must be 4’5 to 4’9 and weigh 68 to 75lbs. Boys with pale to average skin tone with brown short hair are needed. Matching these stats is very important because the minor will be double for one of the child actors. This is an ongoing role and kids must be available and open to work almost every day. Filming will begin on October 9th and shoot through December 15th. It is shooting in Atlanta, Georgia. Pay the chosen child will be $140.00 per day. If your child will be perfect for this opportunity, sign up right away!

About “The House with a Clock in its Walls”

“The House With a Clock in Its Walls,” is an adaptation of the 1973 John Bellairs book illustrated by Edward Gorey. Eli Roth is directing. The novel tells the tale of a recently orphaned 10-year-old boy who discovers a world of hidden passageways, magic, and danger in his uncle’s old house. [Variety]

What They Are Looking For

– Photo Double needed for a MINOR
– Must be available / open for working almost every day
– Starts filming Oct. 9 thru Dec. 15

CASTING for a Photo Double
with the following range of Stats for our lead young character


Age: approx age 9 to 11, but SIZE is more important than age
Height range- 4’5″ to 4’9″
Weight range- 68 to 75 lbs
This boy is thin!!

SKIN- pale to average skin tone (NO tan, NOT olive tone, etc…)
HAIR – Med. Brown and short (or willing to have hair colored and/or cut)

This will work almost everyday on the film.
Filming starts 10/9 thru 12/15.
There will be an interview with the top 4 candidates this week or next week.

You MUST be LOCAL to the GREATER ATLANTA, GEORGIA AREA (or willing to work as a local hire)

***NOTE*** The work week will be TUES thru SAT up until Thanksgiving and then switch to a MON thru FRI work week.
There will be a teacher on set to school this boy, or a home schooled boy would be ideal as well (we will still have school time for him).

Filming in and around the Greater Atlanta area

Pay rate – $140 each day.

How to Apply

To apply email projects1@TSCasting.com and put “LEWIS DOUBLE” in the subject line.
Please Include The Following Current, Clear, Photos:
SEND CURRENT PHOTOS ONLY. TAKE a few photos of your boy tonight or tomorrow in GOOD light, in a neutral T-shirt and neutral pants/shorts with NO SMILE (a neutral face or smile /smirk with no teeth)

ONE photo should be from shoulders up and ONE from the knees up)

They should be well lit from the front, not back lit and CLEAR!

Then please List the following:
First and Last NAME of MINOR
First and Last NAME of PARENT
CITY & STATE (where you will be coming from!)
Email address
Weight (in feet and inches)
BOYS: Shirt, Pants, and Shoe
IF hair is not short and brown, please note that he is willing to have it cut/colored.

IF he has experience on set, please list experience (in a few sentences. Experience is NOT mandatory, but it good to know.

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