The Vampire Diaries seeking Standins for Lead Actors and also holding open call for Extras

The casting director for the CW Network series "The Vampire Diaries", Marty Cherrix, is looking for standins for the lead actors, as follows (all have dark brown/black hair):

Nina Dobrev - 5'6-1/2"
Paul Wesley - 5'11"
Ian Somerhalder - 5’9"

Marty is also looking for young men and women, age range 18-25, who would like to be considered as re-occurring featured extras.

Rate of pay: $67 day/8 hr day; overtime after 8 hrs.

Please submit photo/headshot with contact information immediately to:

There will also be an open casting call for general extras, all ages and types needed, to work throughout the series.

Open Casting Call Details


Holiday Inn Express
9159 Access Road NW
Covington, GA 30014


Sunday July 19, 2009

Interested parties don’t need to have any experience but should bring a recent photo of themselves. Photo should be no bigger than 4" x 6".Applicants will be required to fill out a form with contact and other general information; they will also receive a document describing all of the details of being an extra. The show will premiere September 10 at 8 p.m. on The CW.

If you are unable to make it to the open casting call, please mail a recent photo, along with your name, all phone numbers, email address, height, weight, age and all your clothing sizes to the following address:

Marty Cherrix
931 Monroe Dr., NE
Suite A-102
Atlanta, GA 30308

Production Company:

Do NOT send photos and resumes to the production companies (they will most likely end up in the trash can), they do not cast the films. They hire casting directors who sort through the thousands of submissions.

Alloy Entertainment
6300 Wilshire Blvd.
Ste 2150
Los Angeles, CA 90048-5107

in association with

CW Television Network
3300 W. Olive Ave.
Burbank, CA 91505

The show is about a high school girl torn between two vampire brothers.