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Casting Call for Feature Film "Hamnet"

Job Details: "Hamnet," a screen adaptation of Maggie O’Farrell’s novel, directed by Academy Award-winning director Chloé Zhao, is searching for a talented child actor to portray the character of Young Agnes, a role demanding a strong resemblance to actress Jessie Buckley. The film delves into the untold story of Shakespeare’s family life, centering on his wife Agnes and their family dynamics.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Portray the character of Young Agnes with authenticity and depth.
  • Collaborate with the director, cast, and crew to bring the character to life.
  • Attend all rehearsals, fittings, and filming sessions as scheduled.
  • Take direction and feedback constructively and apply it to performance.


  • Female child actor, aged 9 years old.
  • Strong resemblance to actress Jessie Buckley is essential.
  • Prior acting experience is not mandatory; we welcome all interested young actors.
  • Must be based in the UK, or willing to travel and stay in the UK for the duration of the filming.
  • Full availability from July until the end of September 2024 is required.
  • Must be accompanied by a parent or guardian if under 18.
  • A recent photo should be submitted with the application (professional headshot not required).
  • Parents and guardians must disclose their relationship to the applicant and confirm their permission for the child to participate in the production.


  • Competitive pay rate, commensurate with industry standards for feature films.
  • Payment details will be discussed further with selected candidates.

Company Details
Nina Gold Casting Ltd
United Kingdom

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