Casting Call for Feature Film The Darkest Minds

the darkest mind casting call



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 KIDSLooking 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  Include 3 pics (head, body and profile) contact information and the appropriate email subject title.



Source:  Rose Locke Casting