Jennifer Hudson Movie “Mister and Pete” Casting 2 Kids

07/13/2011

Kids Movie Auditions

Alicia Keyes is producing a new movie, “Mister and Pete” The film will be directed by George Tillman, Jr. (BARBER SHOP, NOTORIOUS, SOUL FOOD). Mister and Pete stars Academy award winner, Jennifer Hudson as Mister’s mom.

The film is casting 2 kids for the lead roles as Mister and Pete.

Casting an African American boy age 12 to 14 and an Asian boy, ages 6-10

The film is scheduled for production fall of 2011 and will be shooting in the New York area.

Synopsis
Raised by an absentee single mother whose sole concern is scoring her next fix, (Jennifer Hudson) Mister, a street-savvy self-starter, hides behind the petulant disposition of a boy who is too prideful to let the pain of being poor and alone in the world show. Mister has found his calling in acting. He’s a performer and the hope of making it to Hollywood is what fuels him during times where weaker men would surrender to hopelessness. After his mother is arrested, Mister, with no money or food, reluctantly finds himself caring for an innocent 9 year old boy named Pete. With Pete in his shadow, Mister struggles to survive a hot summer, dodging cops and bullies, while doing whatever he can to make it to the date of his big audition…

[PETE] ASIAN – 6 – 10 YEARS OLD. Precocious without being precious, 9-yr old Pete is the innocent victim of an addict mother. His sweet demeanor an unyielding curiosity is mistaken for naivety as he often asks questions that irk, but Pete is only trying to understand the world around him. Seeking the love and protection any kid deserves, Pete has managed to maintain his trust for his baby sitter, Mister. When Mister discovers that Pete has run away from hardships greater than his own, the boys spend the tough summer together, barely surviving before they will be able to escape to the greener pastures of Hollywood.

[Mister] African American – 12-14 years old. Raised by an absentee, single mother, Mister, a street-savvy self-starter and a boy who is too prideful to let the pain of being poor and alone in the world show. Mister has found his calling in acting. He’s a performer, and the hope of making it to Hollywood. After his mother is arrested, Mister, with no money or food, reluctantly finds himself caring for an innocent 9 year old boy named Pete. Mister struggles to survive to make it to the date of his big audition…
[Pete] Asian 6– 10 years old. Pete is the innocent victim of an addict mother. Pete is trying to understand the world around him. Seeking the love and protection any kid deserves, Pete has managed to maintain his trust for his baby sitter, Mister. When Mister discovers that Pete has run away from hardships greater than his own, the boys spend the tough summer together, barely surviving before they will be able to escape to Hollywood.

Please send headshots and resume to  filmsearch2011@gmail.com

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3 thoughts on “Jennifer Hudson Movie “Mister and Pete” Casting 2 Kids

  1. Cameron

    I’m a 13 year old African American I can be Mister :)) #DreamingBig #MakingThingsHappen

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  2. Makyle Gonsoulin

    I’m 14 years old I’m mixed white and black and I would loved to play the part of Mister. I really love to act and it would mean so much to be a part of this movie.
    my email is makyle_gonsoulin@yahoo.com

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  3. Makyle Gonsoulin

    I’m 14 years old I’m mixed white and black and I would loved to play the part of Mister. I really love to act and it would mean so much to be a part of this movie.
    my email is makyle_gonsoulin@yahoo.com

    Reply

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