Sunday, April 27, 2014
Casting Call for Lead Role in Burton's "Miss Peregrine's"
Want to star in a Tim Burton movie? A casting notice for Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children has been released. The film has Tim Burton attached as director with Jane Goldman writing the script based on original book by Ransom Riggs. The project description is: "The book tells the tale of a boy who, following a horrific family tragedy, follows clues that take him to an abandoned orphanage on a Welsh island."
They are seeking a role for the lead character of Jacob, to be played by an 18-year-old male of any ethnicity. Here is a description of the role: "Jacob is an outsider in his Florida town. Wears odd vintage clothes, as if from another era. After the traumatic & mysterious death of his beloved grandfather leaves him troubled, he sets off in search for answers to the story of his eastern European grandfather. Seeking 18, to play 17."
Shooting begins in August 2014, and the casting notice expires on May 19th, so if you're in the UK and interested, check it out! Here is the article from Backstage.com: http://www.backstage.com/casting/miss-peregrines-home-for-peculiar-children-30880/