Casting Call — The Killing Game

The Killing Game is a new Chinese language short film, produced in Shanghai by LostPensivos Films (Finding Bunny Girl, High Spirits) and directed by award winning filmmaker Andrej Iliev (Shanghai Story).

Max is a world-class assassin: smart, sexy and ruthless. 

When he is hired to kill a local Triad Boss, 

it appears to be a normal mission…

but is everything what it seems?


We are seeking Chinese-speaking actors, preferably of Chinese or East Asian ethnicity for supporting roles. Previous experience is welcomed but not essential.

Max – Nic Xu, a highly talented newcomer. With previous experience in TV commercials,  Nic is currently the main star of the popular comedy webseries Midnight Bites.

Kitty – Emilie Ohana. Originally from France, Emilie is known for her roles in the international hit Paris, I Love You (2006) its sequal New York, I Love You  (2009).  She has previously collaborated with Andrej Iliev on Shanghai Story.

Boss – Li Yangpeng. After graduating from Shanghai Music Conservatory major in Performing Art, Li Yangpeng appeared in comedy theatre play High Spirits.


Actors/Actresses Needed

1. Gun Dealer


Age: 25-50

Provides Max with weapons. A businessman but a slob, he wears a bathrobe in the middle of the day.

2. Junkie


Age: 25-35

An informant who provides Max with information. Scrawny from drug dependence and living on the street. Streetwise.

3. Bodyguard 1


Age: 25-35

The intelligent half of the Boss’ bodyguard duo. Tall, stoic and very stocky/muscled.

4. Bodyguard 2


Age: 25-35

Less intelligent than his partner. Shorter and stocky/muscled.

5. Production Manager

Male/ Female

Age: 25-35

Overworked but enthusiastic production manager, responsible for overseeing chaos. Energetic, outgoing personality.


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