Talents Management & Scouting

Kingdom of Heaven

Project: Kingdom of Heaven


“Kingdom of Heaven” is a historical epic film directed by Ridley Scott and released in 2005. The story is set during the Crusades of the 12th century and follows the journey of Balian of Ibelin, portrayed by Orlando Bloom, a blacksmith who becomes a knight and plays a crucial role in the defense of Jerusalem against invading forces.

PyraStars’ Role:

PyraStars was deeply involved in the production of Kingdom of Heaven, particularly in the areas of location scouting, talent scouting, and contracting. The team played a vital role in ensuring that the film’s settings were authentic and visually captivating, and they were instrumental in identifying and securing the right talents for various roles.

Location Scouting:

PyraStars’ location scouting experts scoured various regions to find the perfect settings that would transport the audience back to the medieval era. The team identified stunning and historically accurate locations, adding a sense of grandeur and authenticity to the film’s visual storytelling.

Talent Scouting and Contracting:

In collaboration with the film’s casting directors, PyraStars conducted an extensive talent scouting process to find actors who could bring life to the diverse characters in Kingdom of Heaven. The team sought individuals with the right skills, presence, and understanding of the historical context to portray the characters convincingly. Additionally, PyraStars handled the negotiations and contracting process to secure the participation of the chosen actors.


PyraStars’ meticulous attention to detail in location scouting and talent contracting played a crucial role in the success of Kingdom of Heaven. The film received critical acclaim for its historical accuracy, immersive visuals, and captivating performances by the talented cast.

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