Tuesday, November 1, 2011

Casting call for Somali actors for new feature film

Casting Director Dan Hubbard is looking for Genuine Somalis (Male) for an exciting new feature film MAERSK ALABAMA starring Tom Hanks and directed by Paul Greengrass.

Please note they are looking for Somali actors ONLY for this so please do not call regarding any non-Somali roles. See full breakdowns below.

Submissions should be by email to gemma@hubbardcasting.com

Pay category: Paid (above Equity)

Production dates: 13th February 2012 for 12 weeks

Producer: Executive Producer: Scott Rudin, Producers: Gregory Goodman, Mike Deluca, Dana Brunetti

Director: Paul Greengrass

UK Casting director : Dan Hubbard

Location: USA

MUSI (Male) - 25yrs.
MUST BE GENUINE SOMALI AND BE ABLE TO SPEAK SOMALI FLUENTLY. NO EXCEPTIONS. ACTORS SHOULD IDEALLY ALSO HAVE A GOOD GRASP OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE.

Unofficial leader of the Pirates; rail-thin; unimaginably poor;
Wears “ratty sandals”. A tough and hardened “Somali Marine”, he initially refuses treatment for his badly cut hand, fearing that he would look weak in front of his men. Believes in treating his sailors tough, so they do not act ‘soft’. Speaks a little English.

Height: Any

Ethnicity: Black-African

Agreements: tbc



BILAL (Male) - 16yrs (Please state the actors's age on the submission)
MUST BE GENUINE SOMALI AND BE ABLE TO SPEAK SOMALI FLUENTLY. NO EXCEPTIONS. ACTORS SHOULD IDEALLY ALSO HAVE A GOOD GRASP OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE.

Pirate; trying to be a good soldier but obviously scared, has a girlfriend at home, likes watching movies.

Height: Any

Ethnicity: Black-African

Agreements: tbc



ELMI (Male) - 25yrs.
MUST BE GENUINE SOMALI AND BE ABLE TO SPEAK SOMALI FLUENTLY. NO EXCEPTIONS. ACTORS SHOULD IDEALLY ALSO HAVE A GOOD GRASP OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE.

Pirate; physically and mentally tough; a good soldier; always follows orders. Speaks a few words of English.

Height: Any

Ethnicity: Black-African

Agreements: tbc



NAJEE (Male) - 24yrs.
MUST BE GENUINE SOMALI AND BE ABLE TO SPEAK SOMALI FLUENTLY. NO EXCEPTIONS. ACTORS SHOULD IDEALLY ALSO HAVE A GOOD GRASP OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE.

Pirate; volatile; Not all there; Not as smart as he’d like to be and he knows it

Height: Any

Ethnicity: Black-African

Agreements: tbc


Submissions should be by email to gemma@hubbardcasting.com

3 comments:

  1. do you know any casting roles for a female Somali, 16? Preferably in London? :)

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  2. Am Ahmed from Somalia. i live in San Diego. i would like to take this chance of acting this film MAERSK ALABAMA. if you still need this position please contact me on Ahmedgedo@gmail.com Thanks.

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  3. any role for somalian us army soldier stationed in jblm WA? 23yrs old?
    please contact me at abdulnasir.h.adankhalif@us.army.mil

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