CASTING 21 MILLION

21 Million is casting for principal and supporting characters in its forthcoming series Children of Satoshi. Character descriptions are available now to download for 11 parts in the series.

 

Our commitment to equality & diversity and our refusal to whitewash or cross-cast actors is very important to us, and is a public statement to the Film & TV industry. We will not cast an American actor for the part of an English character or a British actor as a Russian.  Our philosophy brochure / Look Book can be downloaded below.

To be considered for a role you are interested in, please download and study the character profile and deliver the lines of dialogue written at the bottom of each profile, recording it as a video on your phone or video camera ( accepted file formats: .mov or .wmv only)  and upload into the application form on the link below.

Based on the selections made by our Producer, Executive Producer and DoP, successful submissions will be invited to attend scripted screen test auditions in London during October 2017. These auditions will be paid and expenses will be covered.

 CHARACTERS 

We are encouraging submissions from actors, with or without representation, for the following characters:

 

Benjamin is an entitled, privileged white American male, now at the very top of his game as the CIA’s leading Crypto-currency analyst.  He is married to a smart, beautiful and successful Human Rights lawyer. But his entire life is a lie – an attempt to be what he was brought up to be by a domineering Father. 
NAME >> Benjamin
NATIONALITY >> American
BACKGROUND >> CIA Analyst
AGE >> 30 
NAME >> Kitty
NATIONALITY >> British
BACKGROUND >> Adopted & estranged daughter of Jewish immigrants.
Age >> 30

Kitty is an Asperger’s suffering, weed smoking, foul-mouthed coding genius and hacker with few social skills, a complete lack of respect for authority. She rides a scooter, supports Hamas and her favourite pastime is to shock. She always wears the same tee shirt, with the slogan “Will fuck for Bitcoin”. Regardless of outcome or pain it may cause, she always speaks the truth.

 

An Oxford-educated Muslim woman and former MI6 asset, born and raised in Kandahar and now married to Henry Attinger-Wilson, who served as British Ambassador to Afghanistan during the Russian occupation. She is haunted by dreams in which she instigates a drone attack that kills hundreds of innocent Afghan civilians. And rightly so. Her husband is now paymaster to a global child trafficking ring. 

NAME >> Sayide Attinger- Wilson
NATIONALITY >> Middle Eastern
BACKGROUND >> Head of MI5
Age >> 45-ish

Haze gets his name from the thick cloud of marijuana smoke that follows him everywhere he goes. But how could someone so utterly and permanently stoned run an operation worth over $50 million in illegal drug trade? Born to a Detroit production line worker Mother and an absent Father, Haze grew up tough & violent. Now living in Moscow, he rules his drug empire with an iron fist, killing to set example and maintain order. He enjoys the violence of killing.

NAME >> Nile 'Haze' Johnson
NATIONALITY >> Black, American
BACKGROUND >> War Veteran &

Drug Dealer

Age >> 30-ish

 

Known only as ‘Smith’, she coordinates Benjamin’s escape from CIA custody and coerces him to take on his mission. Her background is squeaky clean and her political career has been average at best. She draws no attention and ruffles no feathers. The perfect cover for her lie. She isn’t at all what she seems and plays a major role in an attempt to destabilise global banking and world order. 

NAME >> Elizabeth Smith
NATIONALITY >> British
BACKGROUND >> Politician &
Senior Terrorst Organisation
Member
AGE >> 45-55 

A former Spetsnaz Interrogator, she could drink any man she had ever met under the table and had only once been beaten in a fight – with three men. She is the daughter of former Politbureau officials. Her greatest wish is to see the equality that Communism promised actually delivered to the world. Embittered by the greed and hypocrisy of her parents’ generation she is driven by idealism and loyalty to comrades in arms, of which Haze Johnson was once one. Her lie is working for the FSB whilst secretly wishing to destroy .

NAME >> Lenska
NATIONALITY >> Russion
BACKGROUND >> Cyber Crime Investigator

Age >> 30 

Haze gets his name from the thick cloud of marijuana smoke that follows him everywhere he goes. But how could someone so utterly and permanently stoned run an operation worth over $50 million in illegal drug trade? Born to a Detroit production line worker Mother and an absent Father, Haze grew up tough & violent. Now living in Moscow, he rules his drug empire with an iron fist, killing to set example and maintain order. He enjoys the violence of killing.

Rosetta is a junior partner at Washington’s leading human rights legal firm, and at 29, the youngest of the firm’s 40 partners. She made her name by bending the rules in a landmark case that freed six black prisoners from death row in Texas. Her lie is that she has been having a secret extra-marital affair in London while doing pro-bono work for ‘Unbanked’ empowerment organisation Humaniq. 

NAME >> Isobelle Neavis
NATIONALITY >> European
BACKGROUND >> Ben's wife

Age >> Late 20s

In her early 30s and passed over for marriage, she is the product of humble beginnings and abusive parents. Her previous romantic intentions towards Benjamin having been rejected, she now finds she hates his privileged life and covets his job.  Given the job of tracking him down and bringing him to justice by her boss, she takes to the task with great relish. Her lie is that she pretends to be fighting for Benjamin’s innocence. 

NAME >> Lex Castellano

NATIONALITY >> Hispanic
BACKGROUND >> CIA  Field Agent

AGE >> 30s

Mo is trapped in CIA Management and has convinced himself he’s succeeded because he’s good at his job. This is his lie. In fact, he’s a token Muslim who has been set up to fail by the white elitist Directorate. To prove his worth he must betray his friend Benjamin and is prepared to do this in order to rise to the top and show the world that a man of colour can head the CIA. 

NAME >> Mohammed 'Mo' Nassar 
NATIONALITY >> African American
BACKGROUND >> Head Of CIA

Cyber Crime Division

Age >> 40s

Indira has always known that Benjamin’s Father was a paedophile, and has protected her son from this throughout his life. She is strong and loving yet neurotic from this lifelong deceit, although her real lie is the fact that she is also part of the same organisation as Smith – committed to world change through the redistribution of global wealth. 

NAME >> Indira Neavis

NATIONALITY >> Indian Origin
BACKGROUND >> Ben's Mother

AGE >> Mid 50s

Christopher owns the bank that launders money for Geoffrey Attinger-Wilson’s child trafficking ring. He is ex-Public School and a sadistic, domineering paedophile who supports children’s charities as a public show of respectability. His lie is therefore pretty obvious. 

NAME >> Christopher Neavis
NATIONALITY >> British

Naturalised Amercian
BACKGROUND >> Ben's Father &

Bank Chairman

Age >> Mid 50s

Henry is a full-fledged member of the 1%. Wealthy, privileged and with a complete disdain for anyone or anything other than money, he operates a child trafficking ring that uses the Bitcoin & Ethereum networks to move money and is a close friend and business partner of Benjamin’s Father. He is impotent, yet masquerades as a paedophile. This is his lie. 

NAME >> Henry Attinger-Wilson

NATIONALITY >> British
BACKGROUND >> Ex-Ambassador

& Public School

AGE >> 50-ish