Author, Ransom Rigg,s announced on his Tumblr that 20th Century Fox is holding an open casting call for the lead male in his novel, Miss Peregrine’s Home For Peculiar Children. “The book tells the tale of a boy who, following a horrific family tragedy, follows clues that take him to an abandoned orphanage on a Welsh island”.
Backstage gave some more insight as to what the director, Tim Burton, and the studio are looking for. Submissions can be sent from all around the world, they are only casting males above the age of 18 of any ethnicity right now. Filming starts in August on location in London, so good luck to everyone who submits!
Role Description: (Lead) Jacob is an outsider in his Florida town. Wears odd vintage clothes, as if from another era. After the traumatic & mysterious death of his beloved grandfather leaves him troubled, he sets off in search for answers to the story of his eastern European grandfather. Seeking 18, to play 17. APPLY HERE!