"500 questions" is casting for season 2

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"500 questions" is casting for season 2

Post by hbomb1947 » Tue Dec 08, 2015 10:01 pm

A casting director posted it on her FB page.

"f you or someone you know is interested email us today 500questionscasting@gmail.com. Include your name, phone, email, city/ state, a photo and a brief description on why you are the perfect candidate!"
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Re: "500 questions" is casting for season 2

Post by goatman » Tue Dec 08, 2015 11:01 pm

After I saw this, no way. NOT gonna sit in wings for days waiting to not to play. Game needs serious reworkage.
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Post by bpmod » Wed Dec 09, 2015 11:07 am

hbomb1947 wrote:A casting director posted it on her FB page.

"f you or someone you know is interested email us today 500questionscasting@gmail.com. Include your name, phone, email, city/ state, a photo and a brief description on why you are the perfect candidate!"
Really? "f you ..."?

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Post by Rex Kramer » Thu Dec 10, 2015 1:04 pm

goatman wrote:After I saw this, no way. NOT gonna sit in wings for days waiting to not to play. Game needs serious reworkage.
But the great thing is: You don't have to wait not to play. The not playing started right away! And it lasted a looooooong time!

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Re: "500 questions" is casting for season 2

Post by RandyG » Thu Dec 10, 2015 1:38 pm

Rex Kramer wrote:
goatman wrote:After I saw this, no way. NOT gonna sit in wings for days waiting to not to play. Game needs serious reworkage.
But the great thing is: You don't have to wait not to play. The not playing started right away! And it lasted a looooooong time!

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The waiting not to play actually started many months before that for you.

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Re: "500 questions" is casting for season 2

Post by MDaunt » Sat Dec 12, 2015 11:18 am

Why do thy need to cast for this? They already have a qualified contestant pool that far exceeds their needs.

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Re: "500 questions" is casting for season 2

Post by Bamaman » Sat Dec 12, 2015 12:22 pm

The big thing I want to know us if we will actually see 500 questions this season.

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Re: "500 questions" is casting for season 2

Post by Johnblue » Sat Dec 12, 2015 2:29 pm

I hope they get a new host. The show needs to pick up the pace too.

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Post by Spaceman Spiff » Sat Dec 12, 2015 3:43 pm

Johnblue wrote:I hope they get a new host. The show needs to pick up the pace too.
"Pick up the pace" = "We got to pay more money."

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Re: "500 questions" is casting for season 2

Post by kristianzoerhoff » Tue Feb 09, 2016 11:49 pm

The casting department reached out to me 3 weeks ago via LinkedIn (the Jep headshot works, people!), and yes, Season 2 will air; casting is almost done, from what I gathered. I can't say whether or not I'll be on it, at least not yet.

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Re: "500 questions" is casting for season 2

Post by Rafferty Barnes » Wed Feb 10, 2016 9:11 pm

Good luck to all still in the running! I'm really curious if the rumors of a new host are true. I'm glad to see that they're still heavily recruiting from the Jeopardy! pool for Season 2.

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Re: "500 questions" is casting for season 2

Post by triviawayne » Wed Feb 10, 2016 9:24 pm

Rafferty Barnes wrote:Good luck to all still in the running! I'm really curious if the rumors of a new host are true. I'm glad to see that they're still heavily recruiting from the Jeopardy! pool for Season 2.
The rumors are true, they just haven't named a host yet.
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Re: "500 questions" is casting for season 2

Post by BigDaddyMatty » Thu Feb 11, 2016 1:08 am

triviawayne wrote:
Rafferty Barnes wrote:Good luck to all still in the running! I'm really curious if the rumors of a new host are true. I'm glad to see that they're still heavily recruiting from the Jeopardy! pool for Season 2.
The rumors are true, they just haven't named a host yet.
I'm sure you're tickled to hear this, Megan.
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Re: "500 questions" is casting for season 2

Post by Rafferty Barnes » Thu Feb 11, 2016 7:37 am

BigDaddyMatty wrote:
triviawayne wrote:
Rafferty Barnes wrote:Good luck to all still in the running! I'm really curious if the rumors of a new host are true. I'm glad to see that they're still heavily recruiting from the Jeopardy! pool for Season 2.
The rumors are true, they just haven't named a host yet.
I'm sure you're tickled to hear this, Megan.
I'm not! I really liked Quest, though it seems like no one else did.

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Re: "500 questions" is casting for season 2

Post by mahatma » Thu Feb 11, 2016 11:14 am

Rafferty Barnes wrote:
BigDaddyMatty wrote:
triviawayne wrote:
Rafferty Barnes wrote:Good luck to all still in the running! I'm really curious if the rumors of a new host are true. I'm glad to see that they're still heavily recruiting from the Jeopardy! pool for Season 2.
The rumors are true, they just haven't named a host yet.
I'm sure you're tickled to hear this, Megan.
I'm not! I really liked Quest, though it seems like no one else did.
Did RQ remind anyone else of Bentley, the Jeffersons' next-door neighbor?

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Re: "500 questions" is casting for season 2

Post by BigDaddyMatty » Thu Feb 11, 2016 12:22 pm

Rafferty Barnes wrote:
BigDaddyMatty wrote:
triviawayne wrote:
Rafferty Barnes wrote:Good luck to all still in the running! I'm really curious if the rumors of a new host are true. I'm glad to see that they're still heavily recruiting from the Jeopardy! pool for Season 2.
The rumors are true, they just haven't named a host yet.
I'm sure you're tickled to hear this, Megan.
I'm not! I really liked Quest, though it seems like no one else did.
My joke was too subtle.
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Re: "500 questions" is casting for season 2

Post by DukeofIllyria » Tue Feb 23, 2016 9:02 pm

A few weeks ago I sent in my NDA and background check. Has anyone heard back from them since or are they still making casting decisions? I'm starting to wonder because supposedly they're shooting for a March 2016 filming date.

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Re: "500 questions" is casting for season 2

Post by Caboom » Wed Feb 24, 2016 9:33 am

DukeofIllyria wrote:A few weeks ago I sent in my NDA and background check. Has anyone heard back from them since or are they still making casting decisions? I'm starting to wonder because supposedly they're shooting for a March 2016 filming date.
I read that as DNA and wondered what kinda checks they're running these days. :lol:

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Re: "500 questions" is casting for season 2

Post by DukeofIllyria » Wed Feb 24, 2016 5:49 pm

Given how extensive the background check paperwork was, they would probably get less info from a DNA sample.

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Re: "500 questions" is casting for season 2

Post by ElendilPickle » Wed Feb 24, 2016 10:40 pm

DukeofIllyria wrote:A few weeks ago I sent in my NDA and background check. Has anyone heard back from them since or are they still making casting decisions? I'm starting to wonder because supposedly they're shooting for a March 2016 filming date.
I'm sure someone could tell you - but then they'd have to kill you.

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