THE Disney film studio is holding a casting session in Cork this month for the title role in film adaptation of Artemis Fowl.
The casting call for boys aged nine to 13 who would like to be considered for the role of Artemis will take place in Cork city and in west Cork next week.
Artemis Fowl is a series of eight science fiction fantasy novels written by Wexford author Eoin Colfer.
Talks of a film adaptation began as far back as 2001. Most recently Kennegh Branagh has been attached to direct the film for Disney.
Now, Lucy Bevan Casting is looking for an Irish boy for the title role of Artmis Fowl and will host casting sessions on Wednesday and Thursday from 2pm to 7pm in Schull as part of next week’s Fastnet Film Festival.
A similar session will take place in Cork city from 2pm to 6pm in Cork city on Friday.
Artemis Fowl is a boy, aged nine to 13 years, of no specific ethnicity.
He is described as inquisitive, and possesses both academic and emotional intelligence. Artemis is highly perceptive and good at reading people. Most importantly, he is warm-hearted and has a great sense of humour; he finds fun in whatever situation he is in and loves life.
Applications for the role must be submitted by a parent or legal guardian.
If you would like to be considered for the role please email a recent photo, your child’s date of birth, height, and your mobile number to firstname.lastname@example.org.