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Casting Non-Union Actors for Principal and Actor Roles


Submitted by castingnews on Mon, 11/05/2018 - 21:18

Casting News: Gloria Mann shared on her Facebook an excellent casting call for a TV that will air on Discovery. This is a non-union shoot which will pay talent $250 to $350. Over a dozen roles are needed to fill for this casting. So hurry up and apply now.

PROJECT: FORBIDDEN (NON-UNION EPISODIC)


EPISODE: "SHIRLEY AND FRED "

CASTING: THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 8TH
CALLBACKS: NOVEMBER 14TH, IF REQUIRED
SHOOTS: NOVEMBER 21 -30

AIRING: DISCOVERY, ID


PAY RATE:

  • PRINCIPAL ROLES $350 PER SHOOT 

  • ACTOR ROLES $250 PER SHOOT DAY

We can use any actor that has done a principal role in any of the episodes except in the same season. the network said it is okay to reuse

PRINCIPAL ROLES:

SHIRLEY
female hispanic,(or looks hispanic ) age range 16-18 but looks mature for her age. dark hair and dark eyes. pretty, slim, fun loving, vivacious to the point of recklessness. had a baby at 16 with angel and despite being a single mom works hard at her studies to achieve more than her mom who is a street vendor. she wants to be a police officer. she had an affair with fred who was older than her and a nypd police officer. the affair became abusive. he eventually kills her. valid driver's licence, not a deal breaker.

FRED
male, age range 35-40. italian decent or mediterranean looking. new yorker. he is fit and handsome but has a cruel streak. he's probably a psychopath and flips from calm and charming to surly and scary in a flash. he uses violence and fear to control those around him. he's using hard drugs - probably cocaine . starts an affair with shirley who is much young than him. their relationship becomes abusive. he ends up killing her and himself. valid driver's licence required.

KEYLA
female, age range 19-21. hispanic ( or looks hispanic). not as attractive as shirley. dark hair and dark eyes friend of shirley. she is sensitive to shirley and her baby and helps with the baby as she finished school and has the time. when she discovers that shirley is being abused by fred, she alerts the authorities. she is also the sister of angel who is the father ofshirley's baby. even though shirley had split with her brother, she is still a loyal friend, valid driver's licence, not a deal breaker

ANGEL
male, hispanic (or looks hispanic). age range 17-19. dark hair and dark eyes. handsome and athletc. he is the father of shirleys baby and the brother of keyla. dropped out of high school to become a good dad but becomes overwhelmed with the respponsibility. when he discovers abuse by fred towards shirley he becomes depressed and blames himself. valid driver's licence but not a deal breaker.

ACTOR ROLES:

MARIA

Female, hispanic (or looks hispanic or mediterranean) age range 35-40. shirley's mom. she is a typical ambitious first generation immigrant who wants to better herself for her family and works all hours as a street vendor. she's attractive like her daughter which attracts the attention of the cops who constantly harrasses her. she and shirley have a volatile relationship. valid driver's licence but not a deal breaker

MR. KIM
male, asian or caucasian. he is the businessman who owns the cheque cashing company where shirley works. he was friendly and supportive to shirley until he discovered that she was cashing stolen cheques.valid driver's licence but not a deal breaker

NYPD POLICE SERGEANT
male, caucasian, age range mid 40's. paternal and concerned. the kind of cop you would want to confide in. he is fit and nice looking and looks like a cop. valid driver's licence but not a deal breaker

YOUNGER NYPD COP
male, caucasian. had the task of going to fred's apartment where he finds the bodies of shirley and fred. valid driver's licence but not a deal breaker

HOW TO APPLY?
1. Email your picture and resume to [email protected] by Wednesday noon for auditions on Thursday. If you have an agent, please let me know and I will contact them.
2. Mention you saw their casting at CastCaller


Project Type:  TV Status:  Non-Union Salary:  $350.00/ day Ethnicity:  Any Ethnicity
Sex:  Male Female Age:  all ages Role:  Actor City:  Toronto

HOW TO APPLY?
1. Email your picture and resume to [email protected] by Wednesday noon for auditions on Thursday. If you have an agent, please let me know and I will contact them.
2. Mention you saw their casting at CastCaller

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Project Details

Project Title:  Forbidden
Casting Director:  Gloria Mann
Company:  Mann Casting
Deadline: EXPIRED (198 days ago)

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