Francesco “Ces” Marciuliano, in addition to being the
As the Washington Post explains in their article titled Marketers Tune In to the Tween Set a lot of programming aimed at the middle-school aged crowd is completely off the radar screen of anyone not still carrying lunch money to class. These shows feature cute kids wisecracking their way through the trials and tribulations of adolescence. Clarissa Explains It All was the pioneer in this genre and Hillary Duff rode Lizzie McGuire to stardom.
Viewing tastes skew in a way that kids like to watch shows about other kids their own age or just slightly older. High School Musical is huge with middle-schoolers, but musically minded high school students prefer Rent. Teenage Girl President:The Series would be just perfect for this tweener audience. Picking the right star is essential. I'm sure Hillary Duff is way too big for CW, and Haylie may be too old for the part.
Here are some of my suggestions for someone looking to cast TGP:
And for the TGP Chief of Staff, there is only one choice.
Let me know which of these actresses deserve a role as the Leader Of The Free World And Queen Bee Of The Cafeteria. And if you've never heard of any of them, get a thirteen year-old to help you out.
Update (7/25/07): Many, many people (mostly teenage and younger girls) have found this post by googling something including "casting call" and have mistaken it for a real call for applications. I have no intention of ever meeting Chris Hansen in person or having to explain this post to the notoriously humor impaired FBI, so I have erased all comments with personally identifiable information. If you need examples of why I had to do that, visit my Comment Casting Couch post.
I will delete any comments that include a real name or e-mail address. If your comment has been deleted, please tell your folks to take away your internet privileges.