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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