Author James Earl Hardy and filmmaker Maurice Jamal (“Dirty Laundry,” “The Ski Trip”) has announced a casting call for their newest project “B-Boy Blues: The Movie.”

Representing a unique opportunity for new talent or an experienced actor wanting that breakout role, the creative team behind one of the years most anticipated romantic dramas, will tour the U.S., looking for the “Rahiem” who will star in this major motion-picture!  Casting will take place in several major U.S cities.

“Raheim is an iconic character” says author James Earl Hardy. “Casting him represents an amazing challenge because he has to explode from the moment he hits the screen.”

Director Maurice Jamal adds: “This character is great! He’s masculine, sexy, appealing, charming,. He’s from the streets and gets want he wants. He has to have a dangerous side as well. You have to feel that tension, that battle raging inside him.”

Casting for “Rahiem”: Actors and models with experience and people with that "something special" are encouraged to send their information. Those selected will be contacted via email and will be scheduled for an audition for the for the director, casting director and author James Earl Hardy!  Interested parties must be in attendance, or able to travel to one of the casting sessions listed below:

Los Angeles, CA.
Mon., May 21 and Tues., May 22, 2007

Miami, FL
Sat., May 26 and Sun., May 27, 2007
Memorial Day Weekend
Sizzle, Miami

New York, NY
June 22 and 25, 2007

Submit if you are: African-American., male; ages 18-27; strong acting skills; in great shape; significant sex appeal.  This character is a hard-core player; thugged out; masculine; early to mid 20’s; from Harlem (ability to do NY accent a strong plus).   Must be comfortable playing gay role.

Please submit information, performing resume (if available) and two pictures
(one face/headshot, one body shot. NO nudes.) ASAP to: or
Please put “RAHEIM” in the subject line.

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