Want a role on The Walking Dead? Here’s how to audition for a speaking role or background extra job on The Walking Dead.

Filming for The Walking Dead Season 6 has unfortunately come to an end. That means producers, studio executives and casting directors are now casting for Season 7 of The Walking Dead. 

Steven Yeun as Glenn Rhee - The Walking Dead _ Season 5, Episode 5 - Photo Credit: Gene Page/AMC

Steven Yeun as Glenn Rhee – The Walking Dead _ Season 5, Episode 5 – Photo Credit: Gene Page/AMC

About The Walking Dead Season 7:

The Walking Dead has changed and evolved over the past six years. The apocalyptic horror drama TV series was developed by Frank Darabont and is based on the comic book series of the same name created by Robert Kirkman, Tony Moore, and Charlie Adlard. The Walking Deadcenters around Andrew Lincoln who plays sheriff deputy Rick Grimes who awakens from a coma to find a apocalyptic world dominated by flesh-eating zombies. He then sets out to find his family and encounters the survivors along the way.

TWD Ratings:

Everyone basically loves The Walking Dead as the show has been praised by critics and audiences. In fact, the show has been nominated for many awards including Writers Guild of America Award and the Golden Globe Award for Best Television Series – Drama. It has also attained strong Nielsen ratings, surpassing various records for a cable series, including viewership of 17.3 million for its season five premiere, making it the most-watched drama series telecast in basic cable history.

Image Courtesy: AMC

Image Courtesy: AMC

The Walking Dead Season 7 casting calls:

A 16-episode seventh season will debut in October 2016. Due to the popularity of The Walking Dead, producers have kept a tight lid on extra casting call opportunity as well as speaking role opportunities. However, according to IMDB, the principal casting director for The Walking Dead is Bialy / Thomas Casting.

For a speaking role on The Walking Dead, contact your talent agent. If you don’t have a talent agent visit our guide to landing a talent agent here.

Or, you can also try contacting The Walking Dead’s casting director via their Facebook Page.

Sharon Bialy is an award winning Casting Director for television, film and theater. Her recent television credits include the AMC series The Walking Dead, Better Call Saul, Halt & Catch Fire, and Breaking Bad. In addition Bialy/Thomas has cast Gotham (Fox), the upcoming Vice Principals with Danny McBride (HBO) and Flaked, starring Will Arnett (Netflix).

The Walking Dead Zombies

How to become a zombie on The Walking Dead Season 7:

Extras Casting Atlanta is currently the extras casting company for The Walking Dead. That means Extras Casting Atlanta is looking for actors, models, and talent to play zombies and possible survivors. To learn how to become a zombie on The Walking Dead, check out our guide here.

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