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CBS spinoff 'NCIS: New Orleans' begins casting series regulars

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Today is reporting that Mark Harmon's production company Wings Productions, Inc. has been given the green light for a pilot for a possible new CBS spinoff television show "NCIS: New Orleans". This coming spring "NCIS" will air a two-part sweeps episode that will also double as a pilot episode for this new exciting series. Primetime Emmy Award winning casting director Susan Bluestein and Jason Kennedy will continue their roles as casting directors on the pilot, and they have now sent out casting calls for series regulars. Shooting begins on February 11, 2014 and will take place in Los Angeles and New Orleans.

Four-time Golden Globe Award nominee Mark Harmon will be executive producing "NCIS: New Orleans" under the banner of his production company Wings Productions. Harmon stated that he wasn't crazy about the idea of "NCIS: Los Angeles" four years ago, however he is excited about this new spinoff. Asked what made the difference this time Harmon replied, "Gary Glasberg. That's my answer!" Glasberg has served as executive producer and showrunner on NCIS since the show began production in 2003. NCIS has seen it's ratings steadily increase from over 11 million viewers the first season, to over 21 million viewers for the 10th season. Since 2009, NCIS has been the most watched scripted show on American television. In 2011, NCIS was voted America’s favorite television show.

Details on how talent can submit for acting roles, and registration information for extras can be found on the following casting post:

NCIS: New Orleans Casting Call Information

All talent, including minors and foreign actors, must and be legally eligible to work in New Orleans, Louisiana and in the United States.

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