Does your child love Diary of a Wimpy Kid? Is your kid an aspiring actor? If so, do we have the casting call for you. 20th Century Fox is now casting the lead role for the upcoming movie based on the best-selling book “Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul” Jeff Kinney.
Casting directors are casting for the following roles:
GREG HEFFLEY: We are seeking a bright, precocious, and appealing young actor to play age 10 – 12 for the lead role of Greg Heffley in the film version of the New York Times #1 bestseller, “Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul”. Actor must be able to handle dialogue and have a flair for ironic comedy – imagine Larry David in middle school…LEAD
ROWLEY JEFFERSON: 10 – 12, broader and heftier than Greg, with a heartbreakingly open, honest, sweet face. Rowley is Greg’s best friend, despite the fact that he is constantly embarrassing him with his childish demeanor. Guileless, earnest and naive, he says exactly what’s on his mind and doesn’t have a bad bone in his body.
To apply for a role on Diary of a Wimpy Kid click here.
About Diary of a Wimpy Kid:
The series started off online on Funbrain.com in 2004 and made its print debut in April of 2007. There are now more than 150 million copies of Diary of a Wimpy Kid books available in 51 editions and 45 languages. The adventures of a teenager who is fresh out and in Middle School, where he has to learn the consequences and responsibility to survive the year.
Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul centers around a family road trip is supposed to be a lot of fun . . . unless, of course, you’re the Heffleys. The journey starts off full of promise, then quickly takes several wrong turns. Gas station bathrooms, crazed seagulls, a fender bender, and a runaway pig—not exactly Greg Heffley’s idea of a good time. But even the worst road trip can turn into an adventure—and this is one the Heffleys won’t soon forget.