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CASTING CALL: Be on the Big Screen!

Philadelphians needed for new M. Night Shyamalan movie



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    M. Night Shyamalan (far right) with actors Mark Wahlberg and Zooey Deschanel at the premiere of his last movie, The Happening, also partly filmed in Philadelphia.

    See yourself on the big screen -- just go to the open casting call for a new M. Night Shyamalan movie this Saturday, Jan. 24.

    “The Last Airbender,” a soon-to-be film adaptation of the Emmy-winning animated television series, “Avatar: the Last Airbender,” will be directed and produced by Shyamalan.

    The auditions take place at the Wachovia Center, 3601 South Broad Street, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Filming will happen in the Philadelphia area.

    “Airbender” will star actor/singer Jesse McCartney and Jackson Rathbone of “Twilight.”

    The movie will debut July 2, 2010.