Major feature film 'Ride Along 2' open casting call scheduled for June 27, 2014

Miami Casting Calls

Universal Pictures feature film Ride Along 2 will hold an open casting call this Friday in the Miami, Florida area.

RA2 Productions and Will Packer Productions in association with Rainforest Films and MBST Entertainment will begin production in July on the Universal Pictures comedy feature film Ride Along 2. The casting team has scheduled an open casting call seeking people of all ages and types to appear in the film as paid background extras. In addition to the extras, experienced film crew members can submit resumes to the production. Details posted below.

Ride Along 2 is the sequel to Ride Along, which was released on January 17, 2014. Ride Along was produced on a $25 million budget, and grossed over $153 million at the box office. Ride Along 2 centers on Ben and James, who head to Miami on a case that involves the slick and wicked Serge Pope. While in Miami, they team up with Maya, a smart and beautiful Miami Police Department Detective. Ben is excited about proving himself to be the best detective ever and hoping all goes smoothly so he can make it back to Atlanta in time for his wedding.

Starring in Ride Along 2 is two-time Image Awards winner Kevin Hart returning as Ben Barber, and Chicago Film Critics Association Awards winner Ice Cube reprising his role as James Payton. Also returning is Image Awards nominee Tika Sumpter as Angela Payton. Three-time Black Reel Awards nominee Tim Story will again direct from an original screenplay by Santa Barbara International Film Festival Audience Choice Award winners Phil Hay and Matt Manfredi. Producers are Matt Alvarez, Larry Brezner, Ice Cube, and William Packer. Nicolas Stern will executive produce. Universal Pictures will handle domestic distribution. Ride Along 2 is scheduled to hit theaters on January 15, 2016.

Ride Along 2 Open Casting Call Details

Marinella Hume Casting will be holding an open casting call in Miami, Florida on Friday June 27, 2014. They are seeking all types of people to work as fully paid extras, and no experience is necessary. There are no fees whatsoever to attend the open casting call or to be cast in the film.


Hollywood Rotary Club
2349 Taylor Street
Hollywood, FL 33020


Friday June 27, 2014
1:00pm - 7:00pm

If you are unable to attend the open casting call, but are able to make yourself available to work in the Miami area, you can submit to the following:

You MUST include the following:

Full Name
Contact Information (including phone number and email address)
Three Recent Color Snapshots, Headshot, Waist Up, and Full Length (no hats, no sunglasses, no side shots)

All talent must be legally eligible to work in the state of Florida and in the United States.

The 2014 Miami Resource Guide eBook includes the information and documents for adults, minors, and foreign talent who would like to work as an actor or extra on film and television productions in Miami and the United States:

• Links for Child Labor Information
• Florida Child Labor Laws
• Employment of Minors by the Entertainment Industry
• USA Child Actor Work Permit Requirements
• USA Immigration Work Permits and Visas
• Non-Immigrant USA Visa Application

In addition to the following Miami Actors Resources:

• Miami Casting Directors List
• Miami Extras Casting Directors List
• South Florida Talent Agents
• Florida Talent and Modeling Agency Information
• General Talent Agent Information
• Miami Acting Schools and Classes List
• Miami Headshot Photographers List
• Miami Performers Unions
• Miscellaneous Miami Resources
• Miami Sound Stages
• Audition Tips
• How To Make an Audition Video
• Sample Actors Resume
• Sample Beginning Actors Resume
• Sample Casting Director and Talent Agents Cover Letters
• Entertainment Industry Terminology
• PDF Users Guides

All 2014 Miami Actors Resource Guide eBook are available here.

Principal Actor Casting

See the post titled Headshot and Resume Information regarding how to submit for acting roles.

Submit photos and resumes by mail only.
No phone calls or personal drop-offs.

Felicia Fasano Casting
3000 W. Alameda Avenue
California Bldg.
Suite 5367
Burbank, CA 91505


It is highly recommended that your 8x10 color headshot and resume along with the cover letter be sent in a 9 x 12 Clear Full Face Window Envelope with the photo visible in the window.

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The casting directors address should be written in all capital letters on the solid side of the envelope, with the name of the project you are submitting for written directly above the casting directors name. IF the role that you are submitting for is available, it should also be written above the casting directors name.


"Project Name"
"Role of _______"

Crew Members


Experienced film crew members and production staff located in South Florida can email resumes to:

In the subject line of your email, please indicate that it is a Crew resume and the department you are seeking to work in. For example, "Crew – Camera Department". Also make sure to state your location in the body of your email.


Production Companies:

Do NOT send photos and resumes to the production companies, as they will most likely end up being thrown away. They do not cast the films, rather they hire casting directors who sort through the thousands of submissions.

RA2 Productions
166 16th Street NW
Atlanta, GA 30363

Will Packer Productions
6525 West Sunset Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90028

Rainforest Films
323A Edgewood Ave.
Atlanta, GA 30312

MBST Entertainment, Inc.
345 N. Maple Drive
Suite 200
Beverly Hills, CA 90210

Universal Pictures
100 Universal City Plaza
Universal City, CA 91608


Will Packer
Matt Alvarez
Larry Brezner


Tim Story


Kevin Hart – Ben Barber
Ice Cube – James Payton
Tika Sumpter – Angela Payton


Ben and James head to Miami to deal with a dangerous criminal....