By March 12, 2013Blog

Feature Film: Child 44

Director: Daniel Espinosa
Producer: Ridley Scott and Scott Free Productions, Lionsgate
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Starring: Tom Hardy, Noomi Rapace, Gary Oldman
Shooting in Prague: July-Aug, 2013

Based on the first of a trilogy by Tom Rob Smith and set in the Stalin era of the Soviet Union. The plot is about an idealistic pro-Stalin security officer who decides to investigate a series of murders. He gets demoted and exiled but decides, with just the help of his wife, to continue pursuing the case.

Currently seeking child actors:
We need mostly boys age 7-12 who speak English, preferably with a Slavic accent. Previous acting experience is not necessary. Director is happy to work with amateurs. There are a few non-speaking roles also. All children should look Russian.

We also need a few girls age 7-11 who speak English but look Russian.

Please contact Please send two recent photos of your child, one of just the face, and one with the entire body. We will make appointments for interviews by email.


When: Wednesday- Friday, 20-22 March

Where: Prague Playhouse Studios

Frantiska Krizka 1, 3rd floor, Prague 7, near Strossmayerovo nam.

Time: 4.00-5:30pm

What to expect: We will be taking photos and interviewing kids. If there is time, we will do improvisations. Some children may be given text and asked to come back when there is more time.