Hollywood producer to host open casting call Saturday in Knoxville

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An open casting call organized by the production company that produced “The Last Movie Star,” set here in Knoxville, is scheduled for Saturday at West Town Mall.

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Richie Walls, the COO and casting director for Whitener Entertainment Group, is hosting the casting call, which is set for Saturday at noon at West Town Mall. Walls is looking for actors, models, singers and dancers for new television and film projects as well as model and commercial campaigns.

A select group will be invited back for a one-day VIP casting director and audition workshop on Sunday from 1-4 p.m.

Walls was an associate producer for “The Last Movie Star.” He was also a producer on the blockbuster “Avatar.” He has cast talent for HBO’s “Entourage,” “True Blood,” “Sons of Anarchy” along with “How I Met Your Mother,” “Modern Family” and “Pirates of the Caribbean.”

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