HBO Open Casting Call in Nova Scotia for new series 'Meet Phil Fitz'

The extra casting directors of a new HBO series titled 'Meet Phil Fitz' are holding an open casting call for background actors in Nova Scotia, Canada. There will be 13 weeks of shooting through mid-January and many TV extras are needed. Filming will take place entirely in and around the town of New Minas, just outside of the Kentville area. All ages and types of TV extras are needed. Both ACTRA and non-union TV etras are being considered. The series will air on HBO, Movie Network, and Movie Central, is 2010.

In addition, due to the number of workers (actors, film crew, and so on) who will be converging on the area, MPF Productions is looking for rented rooms and apartments for them to live while the shooting is going on. They have set up a Rental Hot Line (300-9387) for anyone who might have a room or an apartment to rent.”

Anyone interested in the TV extras casting call is asked to bring along a recent photo (snapshot in fine) of themselves that can be kept on file. There is no need to call ahead or book an appointment, just show up with your picture in hand.

Open Extra Casting Call Details


Cornwallis Inn Ballroom
325 Main Street
Kentville, NS B4N, Canada‎
Click Here for directions.


Tuesday, October 13, 2009
11:00am - 7:00pm

If you cannot make it to the open casting call, you can send a photo with contact information to the following (only people local to the New Minas and Kentville areas):

Meet Phil Fitz TV Extra Casting
MPF Productions
325 Main Street
Kentville, NS B4N 1K5

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.

E1 Entertainment
1801 Century Park East
Stuite 1910
Los Angeles CA 90067

in association with

Amaze Film and Television
6 Pardee Avenue
Suite 101
Toronto, ON M6K 3H5


MPF Productions
325 Main Street
Kentville, NS B4N 1K5


Michael Souther
Teza Lawrence
Sheri Elwood

Principal Actor Casting (Completed)

Libby Goldstein
1041 N Formosa
Room 94
Los Angeles, CA 90046

Filming Location:

Halifax, Nova Scotia (New Minas)


Jason Priestley
Ernie Grunwald
Kathleen Munroe
Tracy Dawson


Set against the backdrop of a family-owned car dealership, the series focuses on the exploits of Phil Fitz who, after he botches a test drive and puts a customer in a coma, finds himself faced with a new salesman on the lot. A do-gooder named Larry who claims to be Phil’s conscience.