Casting Call for Disney Film “Pete’s Dragon”

I posted about a casting call once previously and the kid’s now in Hollywood chasing the dream. Without previous experience. So if you know some 8-9 year old boys interested in the movies and acting…


Joni Tackette Casting is scouting the St. Louis region for the lead role of PETE. Boys must be 8 or 9 years old (8 year olds must be 9 by Oct./Nov.). Boys of all ethnicities are encouraged to apply.

Please submit a digital photo and the following information via email to Joni at Photos should be no larger than 150 KB.

  • Child’s name
  • Parent’s name and cell#
  • Age
  • Date of birth
  • Child’s photo
  • Submission deadline is Saturday, July 12th.

    STORY LINE: After losing his parents in a car crash at the age of four, Pete escapes to the forest where he meets a dragon who becomes his closest (and only) companion. When a nearby mill threatens to cut down the forest, Pete encounters his first humans since the death of his parents and is faced with choosing between his dragon friend and the prospect of a traditional childhood..

    Here’s a story from Deadline Hollywood on the film.


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