Troika Pictures and Hyde Park Entertainment in association with Myriad Pictures and Merced Media Partners are in pre-production on the thriller feature film "Careful What You Wish For", which will begin shooting April 22, 2013. Filming will take place in Charlotte, NC and the towns of Cornelius, Huntersville, Davidson, Mooresville and Belmont. Lake Norman will be the centerpiece of the the film's locations. The film centers on teenager Doug Martin who makes an an annual summer trip to granddad's lake house in upstate New York. However, this year's trip turns dangerous when Doug finds himself embroiled in a passionate love affair with a sexy, older, married woman named Lena who plans on killing her abusive husband and making Doug an accomplice.
Casting directors are holding auditions for the films co-starring, and supporting roles. There will be additional speaking roles cast in North Carolina, as well as the film's stand-ins, photo-doubles, and extras. There will be a number of speaking and non-speaking roles for female teens, and some male teens who can portray high school students. Out-of-town cast, crew and production staff will be living at the Birkdale Village in Huntersville during filming. Extras can register for free online, and film crew members and production staff are encouraged to submit resumes by email.
Details on how talent can submit for acting roles in "Careful What You Wish For", and registration information for extras can be found on the following casting post:
Starring in "Careful What You Wish For" is Isabel Lucas playing the role of Lana Harper, the cheating wife of abusive Elliott Harper. Lucas has played the mainstream roles of Alice in "Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen," Alison Bromley in "Daybreakers," Athena in "Immortals," and Erica Martin in "Red Dawn". She recently completed filming "Knight of Cups" starring Christian Bale and Natalie Portman, as well as "The Loft," starring Karl Urban and James Marsden. Joining the cast is two-time Teen Choice Awards winner Nick Jonas as Doug Martin. In addition to being a Disney Channel superstar as a member of the Jonas Brothers, Nick recently returned to his Broadway acting roots in 2012 as J. Pierrepont Finch in the hit revival of "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying".