Casting Call for Spielberg Film

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Casting Call for Spielberg Film

CASTING CALL: Steven Spielberg’s “READY PLAYER ONE” has begun a national casting search for several actors. Deadline to submit is Feb. 1. The film will be partially shot in Louisiana. Character descriptions and instructions are below:

CASTING:

•WADE WATTS: To play 18-19 (up to age 24 if able to portray 18-19) yrs old, male, clean cut w/a sense of humor. Overweight or underweight. A sincere & passionate player in the Oasis. Not the most confident guy outside the Oasis, but Wade gains boldness & nerve as his worlds collide. He uses his skills & the support of his friends to rise above each challenge.


•SHOTO: To play 10-13 yrs old, male; to play Chinese, hip & knowing for his age. He speaks MANDARIN & English FLUENTLY. Wade's friend in the Oasis who joins with him to complete the competition. Please note: Actor should be bilingual: Mandarin & English (applicants must be submitted by parent or legal guardian if applicant is under 18 yrs of age).


•DAITO: To play 20 yrs old, male: to play Japanese. He speaks JAPANESE & English fluently. One of Wade's friends in the Oasis who joins with him to complete the competition. Please note: Actor should be bilingual: Japanese & English.

To submit: Go to http://www.readyplayeronemoviecasting.com/. All instructions are on this website (Warner Bros. Pictures). Individuals (& agents/mgrs) are able to submit via the site. As word of the casting spreads, please note: There is NEVER a fee to submit. Any such claim is fraudulent & should be reported at once. Casting Directors are Ellen Lewis & Debbie DeLisi. Deadline February 1, 2016.