Tuesday, October 30, 2012

The Book Thief Casting Call


THE BOOK THIEF (Feature Film)

WE ARE LOOKING FOR GERMAN CHILDREN ONLY AGED BETWEEN 12 - 14 YEARS.

Kate Dowd is searching for a phenomenally special girl and boy for the roles of LIESEL and RUDY in THE BOOK THIEF an English speaking film set and filming in Germany.

PRODUCTION DATES/ SHOOT START:
January/ February start.
Location: GERMANY
Director: BRIAN PERCIVAL
Producer: KAREN ROSENFELT (Twilight)
Company: FOX 2000
Casting Director: KATE DOWD (Finding Neverland, Never Let Me Go, The Kite Runner)

LIESEL - 12-14YRS
Liesel is a perpetual survivor. She has experienced much trauma at a young age. This strong willed girl is the Book Thief of the title. Liesel experiences life in Nazi Germany with her eyes wide open and seeks solace in the written word. Having lost her brother andmother, Liesel is sent to Himmel Street to live with her foster parents. Hercuriosity and interest in books makes her steal them and her spirit and determination mean she is not afraid to do so. A great deal has been taken away from her. She steals books to settle the score. Liesel is feisty and spirited, she isn't afraid of the school bully or the SS soldiers. Liesel forms important close relationships in her new life with her kind foster father, the loveable boy down the street and her special confidant, the young Jewish man living in her basement.


RUDY 12-14YRS
Rudy is Liesel's best friend. He is loveable, charming and funny and is motivated throughout the script by his love for Liesel. Rudy has a heart of gold and lust for life. Tragically Rudy dies near the end of the script when he is hit by a US plane.
PLEASE FORWARD A PHOTOGRAPH/HEADSHOT FOR CONSIDERATION to THIS CASTING IS NOW CLOSED

THANK YOU

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