ABC Family sitcom 'State of Georgia' auditions and casting information

*** This show has been cancelled ***

Author Jennifer Weiner and Primetime Emmy winning Producer/Writer Jeff Greenstein are collaborating on the new ABC Family half-hour, multi-camera comedy series pilot "The Great State of Georgia".

Jennifer Weiner worked steadily as a journalist until publishing her first novel, Good in Bed, in 2001. Her second novel, In Her Shoes, published in 2002, was made into a film in 2005, and starred Cameron Diaz, Toni Collette and Shirley MacLaine. Weiner has written seven novels to date.

Jeff Greenstein has served as producer and/or writer on the shows “Desperate Housewives,” “Will & Grace,” “Parenthood,” and “Friends.” His Emmy win came in 1998 for Outstanding Comedy Series for Will & Grace as producer. Greenstein has received 8 Primetime Emmy nominations.

The casting directors for "The Great State of Georgia" are currently auditioning actors guest starring and day player roles. The extras and stand-ins are also being cast throughout Summer, 2011.

Shooting takes place in Los Angeles, CA.

Principal Actor Casting:

See the post titled Headshot and Resume Information regarding how to submit for acting roles.

Please submit photos and resumes by mail only.
No phone calls or personal drop-offs.

Gayle Pillsbury
Bonnie Zane
The Great State of Georgia Casting
585 N. Larchmont Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90004

Extras Casting:

Central Casting
220 S. Flower St.
Burbank, CA 91502
(do not send photos to Central Casting, you must register in person)
Registration Info: (818) 562-2755

Production Companies:

Do NOT send photos and resumes to the production companies, as they will most likely end up being thrown away. They do not cast the films, rather they hire casting directors who sort through the thousands of submissions.

ABC Studios
500 S. Buena Vista Street
Burbank, CA 91521


Kirk Rudell
Jeff Greenstein
Jennifer Weiner


Ted Wass


Majandra Delfino
Amir Arison
Brock Cuchna


The Great State of Georgia is about an exuberant plus-sized performer from the south and her science geek best friend who try to make headway in New York City.