Imagine Andrew Ryan With An Australian Accent

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Can you remember the voices from BioShock? Of Brigid Tenenbaum, or Sofia Lamb, or Dr. Suchong, or Andrew Ryan? Now imagine them all with Australian accents.

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If casting for an upcoming web series being produced in Victoria, Australia goes well, then you'll never hear those sounds. A casting call on audition site Starnow says that the web series, if it's finished, will cover the events of BioShock's prequel novel, BioShock: Rapture.

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Out of the 11 parts sought, a call for a Bill McDonagh part is conspicuously absent considering his weighty role in the novel; maybe the slot's already filled. Note, however, that none of the parts offer any pay. I know what Andrew Ryan would say to that kind of labor: "Is a man not entitled to the sweat of his brow?"

It's no full-fledged BioShock film, to be sure, but that's probably for the best. A man chooses. A slave does character parts in an amateur Australian web series for free.

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