Oscar nominated NM Film back for sequel

UPDATE 10/24/16: EG Casting is looking for an African American boy, between 14-16 years old, for a scene for “Soldado” on November 8th. It will be in the Albuquerque area. Send photo, height, weight, and phone number to castingabq@gmail.com with the subject “Teen” ASAP. Must be able to come in for a fitting TODAY (October 24th).

***NEW MEXICO RESIDENTS ONLY***

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In what’s shaping up to be a solid franchise, the follow-up to last year’s award nominated crime drama “Sicario” is now in production in New Mexico. Both Benicio Del Toro and Josh Brolin are slated to reprise their roles in the sequel, titled “Soldado.” It’s being widely reported that a third film in the series is also in the works.

Of “Soldado,” director Stefano Sollima says, “It’s absolutely a standalone movie – a completely different story with just two of the characters that you met in “Sicario.” It’s not a real sequel. The antagonists are now absolutely the main characters.”

The film follows Gillick (Del Toro) and Graver (Brolin) as they participate in investigations around the escalating war against drugs coming into the U.S. from Mexico and the treacherous path of uncovering what is being smuggled through tunnels used to move drugs and illegal immigrants across the border. Tunnels that may also be used to bring terrorists into the U.S.

CASTING OPPORTUNITIES FOR NEW MEXICO RESIDENTS ONLY

BACKGROUND – Teen boys and girls (ages 12 to 17) for scenes shooting the second week of November. To submit your teen, send a photo with height, weight and phone number to castingabq@gmail.com. Put “Teen” in the subject line.

FEATURED ROLES – Hispanic men and women who can swim. To be considered send a photo with height, weight and phone number to castingabq@gmail.com. Put “Featured Swimmer” in the subject line.