Move over Hollywood and step aside Kirkland. Producers of the ABC television shows "The Bachelor" and "The Bachelorette" must feel the Eastside is full of hot single men and women because they are planning a casting call for June 9 in Renton.
As you might recall, last June they did the same at Kirkland's Woodmark Hotel, and a couple years ago they were in Bellevue. This year, ABC producers will conduct a casting call June 9 from noon to 4 p.m. at The Landing in Renton, 828 N. 10th Place.
“We are very excited to be hosting the casting call,” said Sallye Soltner, marketing director for The Landing.
“The Bachelor producers are in love with the Seattle area, and several of the Bachelorettes from previous years have been from here,” she said. “The producers are hoping to find eligible ladies and men to compete on upcoming shows of ‘The Bachelor’ and ‘The Bachelorette’.”
The Eastside has produced several participants, including Kirkland resident Jason Mesnick, a finalist one season and then the following season became "The Bachelor" who infamously proposed to after dumping his original choice (Mesnick and Malaney got married). Mercer Island resident Chantal O'Brien, thewas introduced to the nation in promos when she .
Interested single individuals can get an application online or at any store or restaurant at The Landing. Bring a completed application along with a photo to the audition. Interviews and filming will take place for four hours only, so arrive early.
For more information, check out The Landing in Renton’s Facebook page or go to www.thelandinginrenton.com/inthenews.