Feature Film casting kids and teens for lead / speaking roles
The feature film Labor Day is now casting a boy and a girl between the ages of 10 and 14. The 2 roles are to play Henry who is 13 and Eleanor who is 14.
The project is directed by Jason Reitman (JUNO, YOUNG ADLOT, UP IN THE AIR.) and will be cast by Chrystie Street Casting. The movie will shoot in Massachusetts begining early in the summer of 2012.
Breakdown of Roles:
HENRY – 13 Years old (submit 10-14yrs), Caucasian Male – Henry is a true innocent. He has taken over the role of caretaker and protector to his fragile, reclusive mother Adele. He is an observant boy who understands his mother’s loneliness, but is too young to understand why he cannot entirely fill it. When a new man enters the picture, the friend-less Henry is both exhilarated by the relationship and threatened by the prospect that he is no longer needed by his mother. LEAD
ELEANOR – 14yrs, (submit 10-14 yrs) Caucasian. She is a skinny girl, a product of a broken home, she is newly moved from a big city to live with her father and already bored with the small town entertainments. An intelligent girl, Eleanor learned how to get what she wants with wit, calculations and her newly developed sexual awareness. To Henry she is the mysterious hot girl who seems to know everything about the world that he doesn’t. LEAD
To submit your information for an audition, please email a headshot, resume and link to reel.