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Casting Call Details

CALL DETAILS
Posted: Jul 30, 2007
Deadline: Aug 4, 2007
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Casting call expired.

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Role Details:

Role:
Kwame

Pay:
There is no pay for this role.

Union:
This role is open to non-union members.

Gender:
M

Age:
20-29

Ethnic Look:
African-American

Special Skills:
Must be able to do an African accent


Synopsis:
YOUNG KWAME OPOKU / Lead / Male / African Am / 18-30
Captain in the Ghanaian army. A young disciplined and idealistic warrior who is loyal to his family and country.


Project Details:

Category:
Film

Title:

 
Set against the backdrop of the 2000 Ghanaian elections, "The Cab Driver," is the story of Kwame Opoku, a former Captain in the Ghanaian Army, who has been living in exile in Los Angeles for the past twenty years. Forced to flee to America after a Coup d'Etat in 1979, Kwame now works as a cab driver, living a reclusive life in a country that is not his own, harboring anger over the betrayal he feels at the hands of his native land, and haunted by a tragic event he blames himself for.

Other casting calls in this project:

Role Gender Age Posted Deadline Status
Kwame M 40-49 Jul 30 '07 Aug 4 '07 expired
Gifty F 50-59 Jul 30 '07 Aug 4 '07 expired
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