“The Biggest Loser” casting in Charlotte Aug. 6

NBC’s popular reality series “The Biggest Loser” will be in Charlotte Aug. 6 holding casting calls as part of a 13-city cross-country search to find new contestants. Casting producers will be at the Planet Fitness at 10215-B University City Blvd. in Charlotte that Saturday from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Individuals and teams of two who have at least 85 lbs. to lose and want to compete for a grand prize of $250,000 are encouraged to apply for the new season that will begin airing in January, 2012.. Candidates must be at least 18 years old and legal U.S. residents.

Further information and details are on the Charlotte Regional Film Commission website, http://charlotteusa.com/news-media/news/biggest-loser-casting-call/.>