Universal Studios Readies for the Summer Arrival of its All-New Permanent Attraction Based on AMC's "The Walking Dead" with Open Casting Call Auditions Seeking Hordes of Walkers

Who’s ready to be a zombie?  Well your opportunity may have just arrived!  In preparation for the all-new permanent attraction based on AMC’s “The Walking Dead”, Universal Studios Hollywood is holding open casting call auditions for hordes of walkers, and we have all the information you need!  

Universal Studios Hollywood is casting a wide net in search of walkers and human survivors for its upcoming new permanent attraction based on AMC’s “The Walking Dead” opening this summer.  100 male and female actors will be cast from the thousands expected to audition and should arrive prepared to channel their inner “Dead Inside.” 

“The Walking Dead” attraction will be a real-life interpretation of AMC’s award-winning television series.  To elevate its authenticity, Universal Studios Hollywood is partnering with “The Walking Dead’s” creative team, including visionary executive producer and director, Greg Nicotero and his special effects company, KNB Efx.  Nicotero’s team, responsible for masterfully creating the show’s realistic decaying walkers, will construct prosthetics, utilize original molds and painstakingly apply paint and detailing to the attraction walkers.  

For all those interested, here’s the important part.  Hundreds of actors aspiring to become “Dead Inside” will audition from 10am to Noon.  Auditioners are asked to not attend in makeup or costume. 

For those interested in auditioning, please visitwww.USHAuditions.com to sign up for an audition appointment.  Auditions will take place on Thursday, May 5 and Friday, May 6 and is expected to attract over 1000 prospective walkers. 

This is a great opportunity for those who you who love to be scare actors.  Auditions will be held at Universal Studios Hollywood’s main entry at 100 Universal City Plaza, Universal City, CA 91608.  We wish everyone the best of luck and look forward to seeing you all lurking about Universal Studios Hollywood!