Acting Opportunity: The Good Lie Casting Search

Published On 24 January, 2013 | By Ja'e | Opportunities, projects
Have you ever wanted to be in a movie? Well this might be your chance, as the producers of some major Hollywood pictures are looking for lead and supporting roles.

The Good Lie Film Casting

The Good Lie Casting Search are looking for SUDANESE talent for a major motion picture being made by the producers of films such as Apollo 13, Lincoln, The Help and The Blind Side.

Sudanese Men, Women and Children are wanted for lead and supporting roles for the movie.

The Good Lie, written by Margaret Nagle, tells the story of four Southern Sudanese children, Mamere, Abital, Jeremiah and Paul, ages 8 to 12, who escape Southern Sudan by walking a thousand miles to the Kakuma Refugee Camp in Kenya. Ten years later and now young adults, they emigrate to the United States with the help of the U.N., settling in Kansas City and beginning their new lives in America.

Filming will begin in March/April 2013. They are looking for men and women aged 18-25, boys and girls aged 6-14. If you are interested and would like to be considered for the film, please email two photos to

One photo should be a full-body shot, the other a close-up of the face. We also encourage people to submit a short, informal video introducing themselves. They can either email the video to or send a link from YouTube, Vimeo, or via a filesharing site like YouSendIt.

Please include the following information in the email:
Name • Phone Number • Email • Age • Height/Weight
With some a little about yourself. Where were you born? Where do you live? What languages do you speak?

If you would like anymore information about the project check out the casting website:

Good luck!

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