Tuesday 23 January 2018

Irish male actor wanted to play role in Disney's adaptation of Artemis Fowl

Author Eoin Colfer
Author Eoin Colfer
Amy Molloy

Amy Molloy

A casting call has been put out for an Irish male actor to play the titular role in Disney's adaptation of Artemis Fowl.

The movie is based on Irish author Eoin Colfer's best-selling book and the production team are looking for an actor aged between nine and 12 of any ethnicity to audition.

A statement from the team say they are looking for someone who is "inquisitive and possessing both academic and emotional intelligence."

"Artemis is highly perceptive and good at reading people. Most importantly, Artemis is warm-hearted and has a great sense of humour," the statement said.

Applications for the role must be submitted by parent or legal guardian for the casting dates outlined below, indicating which location you can come to and with a recent photo.

  • 14:00 -19:00, May 24th, Schull
  • 14:00 -19:00, May 25th, Schull
  • 14:00 -18:00, May 26th, Cork City

Email applications should be sent to: emily.brockmann@disneympp.com.

The on-screen adaptation will be based on the first and second installments of Colfer's award-winning children's series.

Artemis Fowl has sold more than 21 million copies worldwide.

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