HBO Mini-series Seeking Shoshone Male Actor for Cameahwait (Sacajawea’s brother) Role

hboLOS ANGELES — Rene Haynes Casting is seeking a thin Shonshone male actor with a fierce face to play the role of Cameahwait (30-something male – circa. 1805) for the upcoming HBO mini-series “Lewis & Clark.”

This unique actor must be able to ride a horse well and speak the Shoshone language with long hair.

HBO gave the green light to the Lewis and Clark, a six-hour miniseries in late January. Filming will begin this summer.

Casey Affleck (“Interstellar”; Oscar® nominee for “The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford”) stars as Meriwether Lewis and Matthias Schoenaerts (the upcoming “Far from the Madding Crowd”; César Award winner for “Rust and Bone”) stars as William Clark. The miniseries is executive produced by Tom Hanks (Emmy® winner for HBO’s “The Pacific”), Gary Goetzman (Emmy® winner for HBO’s “Game Change”), Edward Norton (HBO’s “By the People: The Election of Barack Obama”), Brad Pitt (Emmy® winner for HBO’s “The Normal Heart”), Dede Gardner (Emmy® winner for HBO’s “The Normal Heart”), Tim Kelly and Adam Leipzig.

The mini-series is based on the book “Undaunted Courage,” by Stephen E. Ambrose, LEWIS AND CLARK tells the story of America’s first contact with the land and native tribes of the country west of the Mississippi River. The miniseries follows the epic journey of Meriwether Lewis and William Clark, who traverse uncharted territory on a mission to deliver President Jefferson’s message of sovereignty as they search for his fabled all-water route to the Pacific.

Interested parties will be asked to send in an audition tape.  Please send us your contact info ASAP (no later than May 20, 2015) to:  Taping instructions will then be sent to you.

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