AiF member Beejan Land has scored a lead role in Open Road Films’ comedy Rock the Kasbah
He joins a star-studded cast that includes Bill Murray, Bruce Willis, Zooey Deschanel, Kate Hudson, Danny McBride and Scott Caan.
Land will play the flashy host and producer of Afghan Star, Afghanistan’s extremely popular version of American Idol.
The film centers on Richie Vance (Murray), a washed-up music producer who finds one last shot at redemption when he discovers a golden- voiced young girl in Afghanistan.
Oscar®-winning director Barry Levinson (Rain Man) is on board to direct.
Filming will commence in June in Morocco.