Online Open Casting Call for new ABC Pilot seeking Middle Eastern Actors

The casting directors for a new ABC 1/2 hour pilot called "Funny In Farsi" are currently holding an online open casting call. They are seeking funny middle eastern actors and actresses, 13 - 16 years old, for lead roles. The show will shoot in Los Angeles and is an AFTRA single camera sitcom.

The online open casting call is being conducted for the show's casting directors by, a Cast It Systems company. You can read about Cast It Systems here. This is the only company assisting in the casting for this project.

If you fit the role descriptions, please visit the following website to upload you audition video:

There is are no fees or charges to audition for this project.

Production Company:

Do NOT send photos and resumes to the production companies (they will most likely end up in the trash can), they do not cast the films. They hire casting directors who sort through the thousands of submissions.

Right Coast Productions
289 Springs Fireplace Road
East Hampton, NY 11937

in association with

ABC Studios
500 S. Buena Vista Street
Burbank, CA 91521-0001

Principal Actor Casting:

Bonnie Zane
Gayle Pillsbury
c/o Radford Studios
4024 Radford Street
Building 7
Studio City CA 91604
(accepting submissions through mail from talent agents only)

Extras Casting:

Central Casting
220 S. Flower St.
Burbank, CA 91502
Registration Info: 818.562.2755
(do not send photos to Central Casting, you must register in person)


Barry Sonnenfeld


Barry Sonnenfeld
Nastaran Dibai
Jeffrey B. Hodes

Starring: TBA


Inspired by Iranian-born Firoozeh Dumas's experiences growing up in Newport Beach in the 1970s. Dumas was 7 when her dad, an engineer, moved her family from Iran to the U.S.