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South Asian Actors Wanted For TV Comedy Series Pilot

South Asian Actors Wanted For TV Comedy Series Pilot

London, UK
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A comedy series that highlights and celebrates the East Asian community as well as the South Asian community. Think of it like a British version of Harold & Kumar! In a world where both communities are under-represented on-screen, this series aims to change that!
It is in pitching process with broadcasters, the opening scene needs to be filmed as a pilot episode to present as an example of what the project could look like!

This will be seen my industry professionals & commissioners. It could also be on YouTube depending on how the circumstances play out and you are free to use it as part of your Showreel when we can give you the green light!

You are in the good hands of The CS Network UK who are known for their high quality production value, popular comedy series 'Corner Shop' and several entertaining online content.

Audition / Rehearsal / Production dates

Shooting will begin January - April 2021

Job payment

Payment TBC - beginning of the month after you have worked

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ASIYA (MUM)

Asiya is a Bangladeshi Mother of two, born in Bangladesh but moved to London after Marriage for a better life with her husband. She is strict with her kids, does her best to preserve honour in her family & wants the best for her two kids, she is loving in her own strict way.

Female, aged 38 to 50

  • Acting experience: Previous unpaid speaking roles, Previous paid speaking roles
  • Ethnicity: Indian, Pakistani, South Asian

Applications closed 1 April 2021.

UNCLE KHALID

Uncle Khalid is a family friend who speaks highly of his well educated daughter Shona. He is well known in the Bangladeshi community amongst the elders & takes pride in his social status.

Male, aged 35 to 50

  • Acting experience: Previous unpaid speaking roles, Previous paid speaking roles
  • Ethnicity: Indian, Pakistani, South Asian

Applications closed 1 April 2021.

SHONA

Shona is an innocent, sweet, easily loving British born Bangladeshi girl, who's Mother and Father are proud of. Her life has been sheltered, everything has gone well with her education and the time has come for her to get married.

Female, aged 20 to 27

  • Acting experience: Previous unpaid speaking roles, Previous paid speaking roles
  • Ethnicity: Indian, Pakistani, South Asian

Applications closed 1 April 2021.

MUSTAFA

Mustafa is a talented South Asian Actor (as in, his character is an Actor!) We are looking for someone who can play a dramatic role..WITHIN a comedy role! If that makes sense!

Male, aged 24 to 35

  • Acting experience: Previous unpaid speaking roles, Previous paid speaking roles
  • Ethnicity: Indian, Pakistani, South Asian

Applications closed 1 April 2021.

AUNTY RESHMA

Aunty Reshma is a family friend, who is very proud of her daughter Shona. Her husband is well known in the community, she does her best to uphold his reputation and she looks down on others without realising.

Female, aged 29 to 43

  • Acting experience: Previous unpaid speaking roles, Previous paid speaking roles
  • Ethnicity: Indian, Pakistani, South Asian

Applications closed 1 April 2021.

SUPPORTING ACTS

We are open to more South Asian actors coming on board with the project, especially British Bangladeshi's, so please feel free to apply and send some of your previous acting material.

Anyone, aged 18 and over

Applications closed 1 April 2021.

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Previous audition:
TVC - Children & Real Family Member Wanted $18,000

Next audition:
National Promotions Team- $25ph

Listing created: 10 December 2020
Applications closed: 1 April 2021
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