Move over, Hollywood and step aside, Seattle.
The is the place to be on June 9 for all eligible, star-struck bachelors and bachelorettes.
ABC Producers for the television shows “The Bachelor” and “The Bachelorette” will host an audition event on June 9 from noon to 4 p.m. at 828 N. 10th Place, Renton, WA 98057.
“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 producers have held an .
The Eastside has produced several finalists, including Kirkland resident Jason Mesnick, who was 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), and Mercer Island resident Chantal O'Brien, the who was introduced to the nation in promos when she . O'Brien reportedly turned down the chance to be The Bachelorette after she got engaged to a local man.
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.
Additonal reporting by Bellevue Patch Staff