Red Crown Productions is casting a YOUNG CAUCASIAN GIRL (5-8 years old) to co-star with 4 time Academy Award Nominee, Julianne Moore (The Kids Are Alright, Magnolia, Boogie Nights, Chloe) to star in the film, “What Maisie Knew,” to shoot in New York, August and September  2011.

“What Maisie Knew” is a contemporary New York City retelling of the Henry James novella of the same name. Written by newbies Nancy Doyne and Carroll Cartwright, the story centers on Maisie, caught in the middle of a custody battle between her mother Susanna, an aging rock star, and her father, Beale, a major art dealer.  Moore stars as Maisie’s mother, Steve Coogan as her father and Alexander Skarsgard stars as Moore’s new husband.

MAISIE – (Caucasian girl, 5-8 yrs old) natural, curious, and optimistic, Maisie is warm and full of life; she remains courageous in the face of a disconnected family. Based on the novel by Henry James.

No previous acting experience necessary. The film will be directed by Scott McGehee and David Siegel.

Submit recent headshot, resume and contact information to Casting Director Avy Kaufman, email: with the subject line: “MAISIE CASTING”

Julianne Moore and Steve Coogan team for “Maisie”