Production is set to begin shortly on the upcoming film adaption of the dystopian trilogy book The Darkest Minds. The series follows Ruby Daly, a 16-year-old girl who escapes her camp and joins up with a rag-tag group of fellow camp escapees on the run from the government after a disease called IAAN, kills 98% of America’s children with the surviving 2% developing superpowers and are placed in rehabilitation camp. Chad Hodge has written the script and Jennifer Yuh Nelson is signed on to direct, with Amandla Stenberg starring as Ruby.
A casting call has gone out seeking the following:
- HUNTERS – Seeking Experienced Hunters, Ages 16-21. Seeking those that are kids that have experience with guns/rifles. Works Multiple days through May. Email subject line: HUNTERS
- STAND-INS – 1) RUBY – Light Skinned African American Girl, 5’3″ Thin-framed. Email subject line: RUBY SI. 2) ZU – Asian or Caucasian (with dark hair), 4’7″ Thin-framed. Email subject: ZU SI. 3) CHUBBS – African American Male, 6′ – Thin Framed. Email subject: CHUBBS SI. 4) LIAM – 6’1″ Caucasian Male – Thin framed, Brown hair. Email subject line: LIAM SI — Experience is Preferred – Please list in body of email. Stand-ins must have open/full availability starting from April 3rd – June 9th
Shooting Monday through Friday.
- SOLDIERS – Seeking Men and Women with military or police experience. Men 5’10” or taller. Women 5’6″ or taller. Rate 64/8. Shoot Dates April 3rd – first week of June. Email subject: DM Soldier
- KIDS – Boys and Girls, Ages 6-19 yrs, any ethnicity. Rate 64/8. Shoot Dates April 3rd – first week of June. Location: In and around Atlanta area. Email subject line: DM Kids
- SKINNY KIDS – Looking for kids ages 6 -19 that have very thin framed bodies. Any Ethnicity. Dates: Shoot Dates April 3rd – first week of June. Email subject: Skinny Kids
If you fit the description then please email DarkMind@RoseLockeCasting.com. Include 3 pics (head, body and profile) contact information and the appropriate email subject title.
Source: Rose Locke Casting