Send In The Clowns! THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 2 Wants Clowns, Mimes & Magicians

The latest casting call for Marc Webb's The Amazing Spider-Man 2 is seeking anyone, male or female, with past experience as a clown, mime or magician. Do you have have what it takes?

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By nailbiter111 - 3/23/2013


Before you look at the casting call, I want you all to jog your memory. If you remember in July, director Marc Webb told The Hollywood Reporter that it would be difficult to create an original adversary for Spidey, but if he did...
    “I do think it would be tricky to totally invent a major villain, but if I did that it would be The Mime. My big contribution would be a villain called The Mime. That’s a joke, by the way. A joke.

Now as he said above, it's "a joke," but perhaps this casting call for clowns, magicians, and especially French mimes is to put an inside joke into the film. Just a thought.

Or, let's go really outside the box, and assume Marc Webb wants to explore the plot from the Marvel comic book, Peter Parker: Spider-Man #38, which was, "Spidey faces his fiercest, and quietest, foes: murderous Mimes!" (Image on the right)

CLOWNS, MIMES & MAGICIANS
Shoot Date - 4/1/2013 THRU 4/15/2013

    Special / Male or Female / All Ethnicities
    Ages: 18 - 50
    Grant Wilfley Casting is seeking: Men & Women with REAL/ PROFESSIONAL Clown, Mime, Magician experience & ability. Regular Clowns & French Mimes are great! You must have your own costume, accessories, make-up, etc. We are looking for people who can show up ready to go. If you do NOT fit this breakdown please do not submit, it is a waste of everyone's time!


If you have any interest, just remember to "email a recent picture and contact info to ucp@gwcnyc.com. Write the role for which you are submitting in the subject line of your email.


The Amazing Spider-Man 2 will be directed by Marc Webb from a script written by Alex Kurtzman, Roberto Orci, Jeff Pinkner and James Vanderbilt. The film will star Andrew Garfield as Peter Parker/Spider-Man, Emma Stone as Gwen Stacy, Sally Field as Aunt May, Shailene Woodley as Mary Jane Watson, Paul Giamatti as Rhino, Jamie Foxx is Electro and Chris Cooper as Norman Osborn. The Amazing Spider-Man sequel will swing into theaters May 2, 2014.

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DivinePeaceTime - 3/23/2013, 2:14 PM
I haven't even read the article yet...I'm laughing to much at the gif xD
SirTNZ - 3/23/2013, 2:16 PM
Or could simply be they need clowns and whatnot for a parade scene.
thewonderer - 3/23/2013, 2:22 PM
Mysterio
marvel72 - 3/23/2013, 2:23 PM
that gif is one of the best things i've seen in a long time.
DioFoRio - 3/23/2013, 2:31 PM
Ronald McDonald
thejon93rd - 3/23/2013, 2:38 PM
Totally called it, guys. This movie's gonna be a good one. I expect it'll be the best Spidey film to date. I'm hoping Green Goblin will appear at the end as well, but we'll have to wait and see.

Check the article I wrote: http://www.comicbookmovie.com/fan_fic/news/?a=75925
AmazingFantasy - 3/23/2013, 3:05 PM
Maybe it's a heist at the start of the film for comedic purposes
Luminus - 3/23/2013, 3:06 PM
Dude, that gif.... lol.
kackatua - 3/23/2013, 3:15 PM
Mysterio! PLEASE !
Sanderman - 3/23/2013, 3:18 PM
people will connect this to something big, like Mysterio but then it usually ends with something small. I could see this being used for maybe a background at a carnival, birthday party, etc.
TheIconicMan - 3/23/2013, 3:30 PM
I hate this movie so much!
aduder - 3/23/2013, 3:32 PM
Bit ageist..what if you're 51? I shall be writing to the local authorities on this matter.
MrMartinMarvel - 3/23/2013, 3:33 PM
OH MY GOD IT"S THE RING MASTER! I'm calling it right now! lol
AmazingFantasy - 3/23/2013, 3:42 PM
TheIconicMan, can I borrow your TARDIS?
Jollem - 3/23/2013, 3:55 PM
Jollem - 3/23/2013, 3:55 PM
lizard was cool
Jollem - 3/23/2013, 3:55 PM
spidey1994 - 3/23/2013, 4:00 PM
Come on Webb! Make this happen!
MrDonut - 3/23/2013, 4:06 PM
Haha that gif
NeoBaggins - 3/23/2013, 4:14 PM
CaptainAmerica31 - 3/23/2013, 4:21 PM
Hey murderous mimes would be cool and maybe this hints at mysterio? Maybe the guy in the black suit Webb tweeted was mysterio? Idk but I like the killing mimes idea
JDUKE25 - 3/23/2013, 4:57 PM
@Jollem for sure that pic. I really want to see Mysterio on the big screen. Idk about in this one, but sometime for sure
TicklerMan - 3/23/2013, 4:59 PM
Clown 9....just saying.
Rhino4508 - 3/23/2013, 5:22 PM
HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA LOVE THAT GIF!!!!!

@JDUKE

Mysterio would rock
FlixMentallo21 - 3/23/2013, 6:08 PM
thejon93rd - 3/23/2013, 6:42 PM


I'm thinking this dude might be Quentin Beck in the movie.
thewonderer - 3/23/2013, 7:14 PM
Why is everything about Sex on this website? Whats that have to do with comics?
Jollem - 3/23/2013, 7:46 PM
tripttwe - 3/23/2013, 7:50 PM
I'm also thinking Mysterio...
Asterisk - 3/23/2013, 7:54 PM
Did someone say magic?!

mgeoff88 - 3/23/2013, 9:24 PM
When I saw this headline, Mysterio popped into my head immediately because of this:

SageMode - 3/23/2013, 9:29 PM
I wonder if someone is gonna say that TASM2 is being like another franchise also because clowns are gonna be in it........
Cerebro - 3/23/2013, 9:45 PM
where's Tim Curry when you need him.
Robert - 3/24/2013, 1:37 AM
That's easy. Our politicians would be perfect for those parts. They're all clowns. They're mimes, because they speak, yet say nothing. They're magicians, because they're full of illusions.
DrDoom - 3/24/2013, 7:20 AM
Webb.... if you use Mysterio.... I will find you.

Don't you dare touch Mysterio. Sure, I know I'll have to put up with two more Spider-Man movies from you....

BUT DON'T YOU DARE TOUCH MYSTERIO
Rowsdower - 3/24/2013, 7:43 AM
Red Triangle gang?
SpectacularJoShFest - 3/24/2013, 8:02 AM
They need clowns? 18-50? I wonder if Christopher Nolan is available.
TheIconicMan - 3/24/2013, 8:38 AM
@Superior Absolutely. But please, return it intact.
TheIconicMan - 3/24/2013, 8:40 AM
@FriendlyJoShFest

Nolanites throwing rock at you in 3, 2, 1..
NeoBaggins - 3/24/2013, 10:05 AM
Imaginary friends are cool.

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