Casting actors of Japanese descent for "No Surrender." Synopsis: A surviving Japanese soldier hides in the jungles of Guam, believing World War II never ended. Years later, when the old Japan is gone and forgotten, his allegiance to the Emperor’s code of “no surrender” is tested when he confronts another straggler following his wartime orders with blind loyalty.

Rehearsal and Production Dates & Locations

Shoots Nov.-Dec. 2015 in the Philippines and Japan.

Compensation & Union Contract Details

Pays SAG Low Budget Agreement scale. Also meals, transportation, and lodging provided.

Seeking Talent Select a role below for more information and submission instructions.

    Dylan (Lead): Male, 5-9, Asian

    a precocious, inquisitive, and outgoing Japanese orphan raised by his adoptive American mother on post-World War II Guam; hehas no Japanese ... more
    Hiroki (Lead): Male, 18-25, Asian

    an idealistic, likable Japanese soldier performing duties we can all relate to, loyal to his Emperor and ideals, remaining true to his fianc... more
    Isamu (Lead): Male, 18-26, Asian

    a balls-out, committed to country Japanese tank commander who would kill all the American forces single-handed if he could and to die a thou...


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