On his part, Samad Davis, New Jersey producer/Director who is bent on elevating the quality of content produced in the entertainment industry in Africa stated that The Spirited Actor- the Search for Africa’s Next Hollywood Star’s casting Audition process is modeled in the manner of American Idol; and therefore urged contestants to be ready to pay some amount of money into the project’s bank account.
The audition process which will have three industry.elites as Judges is one that will test the contestants acting resourcefulness as they will be required to deliver a 30 sec monologue to showcase their talent. And after that the judges will verbally critique each person’s delivery before the final ten will be selected. The 10 finalists which will be made up of 5 Nigerians and 5 Ghanaians will be flown to New York, where the winner will emerge.
The organisers further disclosed that the audition will take place in Lagos on the 29th of June at Planet One Maryland, Lagos, and on July 4th move to Abuja, where it will take place at Nicon Luury, Garki and finally, Portharcout, at Hotel Presidential on July 8th .
The winner of this show will have the chance to act alongside Morris Chestnut; one of America’s finest and most prolific actors.