Zombies, unite! Universal Studios Hollywood’s “Walking Dead” attraction is holding open auditions!

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Ever wanted to be a zombie — professionally?

Well, if you’re in the Hollywood area, your dreams may come true! It looks like the twisted folks over at Universal Studios Hollywood are holding open auditions for all men and women aspiring to scare the tar our of tourists for their new Walking Dead attraction!

You can check out all the audition info below:

Calling Hordes of Walkers….

WHAT: 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. 

WHO:  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 visit: www.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.

WHEN: Thursday, May 5 – 10am to Noon

(Note: Auditions will take place throughout the day on Thursday, May 5 and Friday, May 6 by appointment only.) 

WHERE: Universal Studios Hollywood’s main entry 100 Universal City Plaza, Universal City, CA 91608

PARKING:  off Lankershim Blvd.  Follow signs to press parking and check-in. 

So what do you think? Do you have what it takes to become one of the undead horde? I guess you should try your luck and find out! Good look out there?

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