Casting sessions for Manx made movies
The first production is feature film The Decoy Bride, starring David Tennant. The story is set on a remote Scottish Isle.
Bev Lawley, owner of Ex-Isle, said: ‘We are looking for real characters – fishermen and crofters. We also need a male in his 30s with brown hair, 6ft & extremely slim.
‘We are also looking for musicians who can play the bodhran or fiddle, and an organist. Ideally they would be male and 40s- plus.’
A second production is a six -part TV crime drama series shot over of ten weeks starting in July.
In terms of casting requirements, Bev explained: ‘We are looking for an African-Caribbean male, in his 30s to 50s, approximately five feet, 10 inches, to be a stand-in for the lead actor.
‘We are also seeking an 18-month old boy of both Afro-Caribbean and Caucasian origin.
‘We are asking any ladies who are due to give birth to babies of Afro Caribbean/Caucasian origin to contact Ex-Isle. Ideally the babies will be anything up to five months old, as they are required to play a newborn.’
Ex-Isle is also seeking a range of characters who are of Mediterranean, Asian, Eastern European & African or Caribbean origin.