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Netflix’s famous political drama series ‘House of Cards’ has announced a casting call for kids to work on a scene in the upcoming fifth season of the series. Marinella Hume Casting is looking for kids to work on a Halloween scene with full costumes. The scene is scheduled to be filmed on the 15th of July Friday in the city of Baltimore, Maryland.

About House of Cards

House of Cards is a popular show on Netflix. After the success of previous four seasons, Netflix’s famous show got renewed for its fifth installment which is set to be launched in 2017.

The plot of House of Cards

The story of House of Cards revolves around a merciless politician named ‘Francis Underwood’ (played by Kevin Spacey) and his partner-in-crime, his wife ‘Claire’. The drama series has been set in the city of Baltimore since its first episode.

Casting call for Netflix’s House of Cards season 5

Check out the details below if you are interested in applying for the vacancy and want to audition for the role. This is a great opportunity for your child to work in the fifth season of Netflix’s House of Cards

What are the casting directors looking for?

Casting directors are looking for child actors to work on the upcoming Halloween scene in the series

Gender: Both males and females are encouraged to apply

Ethnicity: All ethnicities are encouraged to apply

How to apply for the role?

If you are interested in sending your kid to the auditions and work with the team of House of Cards, then send the submissions to the following email address:

Don’t forget to mention ‘HALLOWEEN 5/15’ in the subject line of the email.

What to include in the submission?

Please provide the following important information in your email for them to consider your child.

  1. Selfies will be accepted

  2. One close-up shot and one full body shot

  3. If you have a Halloween costume for the kid then send one full length front, one full length side and one full length back.

  • Name of parent/guardian

  • Contact number

  • Name of child

  • Age

  • Height

  • Weight

  • Shirt size

  • Pant size

  • Dress size

  • Costume size

  • Shoe size

  • Mention if you have a home-made costume

  • Mention if the parents of the applicant are SAG or Non-union members

  • Location (city/state)

  • Mention if the parent or the child has worked on the same show before. If yes, then mention the role as well

  • Mention if you have a reliable transportation or not

Location and timings

The shooting will take place in the Baltimore city area. However the timings are yet to be decided but it is most likely to be a night shoot.

Important note

Kindly go through the following points before applying for the role

  • Casting directors are looking for children with complete costumes

  • If you have a non-trademarked or home-made costume for the kid then you must submit a photo of the same.

  • Parents may have to come along with their children on set for the shooting as background actors, both parents and kids together.

  • Please do not send your applications if you are not a local resident of Baltimore, Maryland.

  • Also do not apply if you feel your kid will not match the casting requirements.

  • Kindly send the submissions as soon as possible with your availability to meet the casting directors this week. So that they can start the process of child minor work permit.

  • Please see the size chart mentioned below as the makers mostly have small to large size costumes for children. While they have a couple of them for infants and toddlers as well.


Size Height Waist

Toddler 35” – 39” 22” – 24”

Small 44” – 48” 25” – 26”

Medium 50” – 54” 27” – 30”

Large 56” – 60” 31” – 34”


Size Age

New born 0 to 6 months

Infants 6 to 12 months

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