Casting Call for White Samurai Guys

by Guest Contributor Angry Asian Man, originally published at Angry Asian Man

This casting call just dropped into my mailbox. It’s for an untitled music video and appears to be looking for white guys to play “Samurai Guys,” an Asian man to model for the makeup test, and females of all ethnicities to play sexy dancer types. Check it out:

CASTING NOTICE
Untitled Music video – samurai guys

Samurai guys
Male / 22 to 30 / Caucasian, Mixed
Anyone who has ever played a samurai, longish hair, fit, they are looking for caucasian or maybe a mix, think Tom Cruise in “Last Samurai”. Pays $350 a day, for 2 days. PLEASE indicate fencing or sword ability, not necessary but it would be a plus.

Asian man for make up test
Male / 22 to 32 / Asian
Should be no more than a couple of hours on Monday, pays $150, submit if you want to be a make up model for a couple of hours!

Dancers types
Female / 18 to 28 / All Ethnicities, AfricanAm, Am-Indian, Asian, Caucasian, East-Ind, Hispanic, MidEastern, Mixed, PacificIsland
Works either Tues or Wed, pays $350, dancer types, sexy, to audition today in Hollywood. PLS submit if you can make it!

Hot Model types
Female / 18 to 26 / Caucasian
Beautiful model types, must be available to audition today in Hollywood, pays $1000 per day, word Tues and Wed next week.

heavy samurais
Male / 30 to 50 / Caucasian, Mixed
heavy set guys, more like sumo wrestler types, works Tues and Wed, pays $350 a day, must be avail to audition today. Thx!

Let me get this straight. They’re looking for a bunch of white guys to play fake Asian samurai guys, but when it comes to actual Asian men, they just want an Asian face for a few hours to test the makeup — presumably, the yellowface makeup they’re going to use for the white samurai.

Meanwhile, they need a bunch of hot, multiethnic ladies to dance around and adorn the video with some color. Ridiculous. (Thanks, Douglas.)