Casting directors are now casting the lead role in the new movie Storm Boy. Producers are looking for kid actors between the ages of 10 to 12 who is wild at heart and caught at that magical age between dawn and dusk.
Casting directors are seeking actors who were comfortable with birds, comfortable in and on water, and able to work on scenes filming starting May through September in South Australia.
The director of the new film will be Shawn Seet (Two Fists, One Heart, Peter Allen: Not The Boy Next Door, The Code) with a script by Justin Monjo (Peter Allen: Not The Boy Next Door, The Secret Daughter, Brock).
The original Storm Boy centered around the bond between a young boy, played by Mike (Greg Rowe), and a pelican called Mr Percival, with Peter Cummins as his reclusive father, Hideaway Tom, and David Gulpilil as Fingerbone Bill.
Based on a 1964 novella by Australian writer Colin Thiele, it was a hit when it was released and won best film at the Australian Film Institute Awards over Break of Day, Don's Party and The Picture Show Man in 1977.
About Storm Boy:
Storm Boy lives a lonely life with a reclusive father on a desolate coastline. When he adopts some orphaned Pelicans, he forms a close bond with one, Mr. Percival, and his life takes a new and unexpected turn.
To audition for a role in the new movie check out the casting call breakdown below.
Storm Boy Open Casting Call- Looking for a boy aged 10 -12 who is wild at heart and caught at that magical age between dawn and dusk. - Must be comfortable with big birds - Must be comfortable both in and on water - Shooting May - September 2017 in South Australia Storm Boy lives a lonely life with a reclusive father on a desolate coastline. When he adopts some orphaned Pelicans, he forms a close bond with one, Mr. Percival, and his life takes a new and unexpected turn. | Director: Shawn Seet | Producer: Ambience Entertainment | Location: South Australia | Dates: May - September, 2017 | Come on South Australia - spread the word and help us find our STORM Boy! HOW TO APPLY: APPLICATIONS are now open! To be considered, click here and apply online. Please do this from a COMPUTER and not your mobile as the functions will not work from your phones. Please send us your info ASAP. Deadline for first round applications closes May 12th, 2017. What do you think? Discuss this story with fellow Project Casting fans on Facebook. On Twitter, follow us at @projectcasting.
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