Aleppo

Project Synopsis
When they find themselves caught in the middle of the Battle of Aleppo, Yaz and his brother, Anas, are forced to leave everything they’ve known and loved behind as they try to make it to a safe place, and come to grips with their new reality. Their father, Yussef, a surgeon at a local hospital, has to trade his own life for his sons and entrusts his dear friend and photo-journalist, Jasmine (OLIVIA MUNN), to lead his surviving sons to safety, even at the risk of never seeing them again.

Male / Lead / Middle Eastern / 11 – 13 Description Looking for someone VERY facially expressive, someone who can let us know what they’re thinking by looking at us. Kind, considerate, confident, full of life, Yaz is a young Syrian boy. When the civil war hits close to home, Yaz and his surviving family are forced to go on the run to escape the horrors in Aleppo. LEAD. MUST SPEAK FLUENT ARABIC. MUST ALSO HAVE A STRONG COMMAND OF ENGLISH.

Male / Lead / Middle Eastern / 14 – 16 Description The older brother to Yaz, Anas identifies as homosexual and isn’t sure he believes in Islam’s way of thinking. Although he is an outsider to his family, he still loves them very much, and would do anything for them, especially his little brother. LEAD. MUST SPEAK FLUENT ARABIC. MUST ALSO HAVE A STRONG COMMAND OF ENGLISH.

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Summary
Gender Boy
Age : 11-16
Pay Scale : SAG-AFTRA
Location : Los Angeles