julie chen big brother 'Big Brother 12': Casting calls start April 1 [UPDATED]Summer must be just around the corner — “Big Brother” is starting the open casting calls for the 12th edition of the show.

UPDATE: The first casting call is actually March 27 in Los Angeles.

Via the “Big Brother” casting twitter account:

**LOS ANGELES OPEN CALL: “650 NORTH” Sat. March 27th 11AM-3PM 650 North La Cienega Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90069

**AUSTIN, TX OPEN CALL: “Hill Country Galleria Amphitheater” Thurs April 1st 2-6PM 12700 Hill Country Blvd.
Bee Cave, TX 78738

**GREENSBORO, NC OPEN CALL: “Battleground Kia” Weds, April 7th 4 – 8 pm
2927 Battleground Avenue Greensboro, NC 27408

**NASHVILLE, TN OPEN CALL: “McFadden’s Restaurant and Saloon”
Fri April 30th 5-9PM 134 Second Ave. North Nashville, TN 37201

CBS has not officially announced these open casting calls but the “Big Brother” casting twitter account has always had the dirt in past seasons.

Are you getting excited for “Big Brother?” We wonder what kind of theme they’ll pick this year? And do you have any interest in auditioning?

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