UCLA Casting Call


Casting Arabic Actors

Hollywood 

Project Name: Saleem Project Type: Student Film Production Personnel Yousef Assabahi (Director) Hamza Samman (Casting Director) Production Description Saleem tells the story of two Yemeni friends; Hamada and Saleem. After an American drone demolishes Saleem's house in Yemen, their paths change. Rehearsal and Production Dates & Locations Rehearses and shoots in fall 2017, L.A. Compensation & Contract Details Unpaid Transportation and parking fees covered IMDb credit and Copy of the final project provided. Roles Hamada Role Type: Lead Gender: Male Age Range: 26-35 Ethnicity: Middle Eastern Media required from applicants: Headshot/Photo (Preferably Video Reel) Role Description: Apparently a submissive person but in truth everything he does stems from the need to bring his family to the States. Moreover, his submissive trait is fed by his illegal status in the U.S. Hamada is Yemeni and speaking Arabic is a crucial element in the story. If not Yemeni, the talent must show the willingness to learn the Yemeni dialect. Saleem Role Type: Lead Gender: Male Age Range: 18-23 Ethnicity: Middle Eastern Media required from applicants: Headshot/Photo (Preferably Video Reel) Role Description: An intellectual and ambitious person. He came to the states through the lottery. He enjoys being around people, as joking dominates his time. Besides being a student, he reads a lot. Saleem is Yemeni and Arabic is a crucial element in the story. If the talent is not Yemeni, he must show the willingness to learn the Yemeni dialect. Marshal Role Type: Supporting Gender: Male Age Range: 40-50 Ethnicity: Caucasian Media required from applicants: Headshot/Photo (Preferably Video Reel) Role Description: MARSHAL (40s)— White male. He is a committed FBI agent who’s troubled by his past experiences which influence the way he perceives things. Marshal’s desire to accomplish something stems from his need for admiration and respect. Helio Role Type: Supporting Gender: Male Age Range: 33-40 Ethnicity: Latino/Hispanic Media required from applicants: Headshot/Photo (Preferably Video Reel) Role Description: Helio(40s)— Latino male. He is a joyful and hardworking worker. On the surface, he seems happy, but as we look closely, there lies an exhaust  

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Yusuf.alsabahi@gmail.com 

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