National Shows
Show Information:
Weather Now:
Interactive » Blogs
Your Story

Wed, February 27, 2013

Wanted: One talented, charming black man

WANTED:

One charming black man who has the 'wow' factor.


A black actor is being sought to play a musician in Season 4 of the 1920's-set British costume drama, "Downton Abbey."

This will be a first for the wildly-popular PBS series.

You'll be seeing Jack Ross, introduced as part of a storyline about race relations in the time period.

According to the casting notes sent out to various agents, the show is looking for someone who is:

"Male, 25-30. A musician [singer] at an exclusive club in the 20's. He's black and very handsome. A real man [not a boy] with charm and charisma."

The right actor should "ideally be able to sing brilliantly."

"Overall, he should be a very attractive man with a certain wow factor," the notes said.

Any ideas as to who should play the role?
Post them at the PhilCast Facebook Fan Page.



LATEST BLOGS
Remember the bright yellow rubber wristbands that Lance Armstrong came up with called "Livestrong" that were all the rage before…
posted by Philcast 1 day ago
There it is, the bike that Trek gave to Brett Favre and the bike that he will be riding in…
posted by Philcast 4 days ago
The Thursday PhilCast plan: --Brewers' baseball ends around 4:00 --Lips LaBelle Hollywood news & gossip --Update on the PhilCast Indy…
posted by Philcast 5 days ago