Casting Call for Diary of a Wimpy Kid


20th Century Fox has announced an open casting call for the studio’s new comedy based on the best-selling book “Diary of a Wimpy Kid.” The details:

– Young males, ages 11-14 only.
– Successful candidates must be able to handle dialog and have a flair for ironic comedy.
– All candidates should bring a current photo and snapshot, which will not be returned.
– All candidates must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

The best-selling illustrated novel “Diary of a Wimpy Kid” by Jeff Kinney, chronicles the adventures of wise-cracking middle school student Greg Heffley over the course of an academic year, as told through Kinney’s cartoons. The filmmakers are seeking a bright, precocious and appealing young actor to portray the title character ‘Greg Heffley’ in a movie based on this novel.

Saturday, October 25, 2008
11:00 a.m. – 4.00 p.m

Debbie Reynolds Studio
6514 Lankershim Blvd.
North Hollywood, California 91606