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Casting Call for Lead Role in Steve McQueen's HBO Project

Shadow and Act By Sergio | Shadow and Act June 21, 2014 at 8:58AM

If you're an actor looking for his first big break, then Steve McQueen's HBO project might be what you're looking for.
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Steve McQueen

As Tambay reported last fall (HERE), Steve McQueen's new project after "12 Years A Slave" is a dramatic series pilot he is making over at HBO, with "World War Z" co-writer, Matthew Michael Carnahan. It will be co-produced by Russell Simmons and "The King's Speech" producers, Iain Canning and Emile Sherman.

The project is still untitled, and the exact details of the pilot are vague, except that it will be, according to McQueen's words, "an exploration of a young African American man's experience entering New York high society, with a past that may not be what it seems."

And if you're an actor or someone who wants to get into acting and you think you're right for the role, have the chops to do it, or just want the experience of working with McQueen, you're in luck.

Casting for the lead role is currently going on right now in Philadelphia, and, according to the description, McQueen and his producers are looking for a "male, 22-35, African American, Ethnically Ambiguous / Mixed Race, extremely handsome, must be an excellent actor."

Does that sound like you? Then why not give it a shot? For more info go HERE.

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