【看CP學英文】導演魏德聖目前正在籌備史詩級新片「臺灣三部曲 Taiwan Trilogy」，而日前劇組單位釋放外籍演員徵選消息，馬上在外籍人士群組間引起熱烈回響。
Taiwanese Director Wei Te-Sheng is currently working on the history series “Taiwan Trilogy,” for which he recently released a casting call for foreign actors and actresses in Taiwan which has immediately a positive response from the members and friends of the foreign community.
「臺灣三部曲 Taiwan Trilogy」故事是在描述17世紀大航海時代臺灣在世界舞台初登場的樣貌用三部電影呈現三方視角，西拉雅獵人、漢人海盜與荷蘭傳教士的角度講述不同觀點的歷史故事。
“Taiwan Trilogy” is a tripartite view of Taiwan’s debut on the world stage that begins in the 17th century during the Age of Exploration.
The stories will be told from the perspectives of Siraya hunters, Han Chinese pirates and Dutch missionaries.
The third installment, “The Promised Land,” tells the story of a Dutch missionary, Yang En.
The story is set back 400 years ago and recreates the Dutch’s arrival in the great bay near Tainan before Koxinga’s captured the island.
According to the English casting notice, the cast is looking for Dutch children and adults in Taiwan, preferably with a good knowledge of Dutch.
The production team is looking for white boys aged 8-12 and white girls from middle or high school and white men, preferably with knowledge of Dutch.
Also, the notice said that the film is expected to be shot from August 2021 until 2023 in Taiwan.
The casting call said that the movie illustrates an era where different peoples and cultures meet for the first time.
The “Trilogy” project, which will span 10 years of production and cost NT$4.5 billion (US$160 million), will finally begin filming this year.
Many Dutch people in Taiwan found the project very interesting and forwarded the casting call among social media chat groups.
At the same time, many said that they are looking forward to Wei’s new series about Taiwan history.