Open casting call for Movie


Grand Rapids Michigan

Indie film “A Dog for Christmas” is holding an open casting call to fill some open roles. The auditions will be held on Wednesday between 12 and 9 pm. in Grand Rapids, Michigan

“A Dog for Christmas” stars Sherman Hemsley and Dustin Diamond and is scheduled to begin production in January 2012.

Wednesday December 7th – noon-9 p.m
741 Kenmoor Ave. SE.
Grand Rapids

The production is looking to cast union and non-union actors for the following roles:

Dave ? Male Lead. ?Jewish or Jewish looking, 35 ? 50. ?Must have great comedic timing. ?Only experienced actors for this role.
Janet ? Female lead. ?Age 32 ? 45. ?Caucasian, female – actress with a strong background in film acting
Grandpa ? grumpy old Jewish man. ?Comedic timing and dramatic
Matt ? bit of hard edge to him, a manager or small business owner on his brief vacation. ?35 ? 50
Susanna ? Amazing character role for the right actress! ?30 ? 50. ?Ex party girl who is now a bit burnt out, she’s borderline crazy, possibly homeless, and always a bit buzzed. ?Would have been really hot ten or so years ago.
Tom ? Black male, 35 ? 45. ?Calm, educated, suburban dad.
3 women to play wives ? ages 30 ? late 40s. limited lines but screen time and scenes, strong improv skills are a plus.
College guy ? good looking, must be a strong ice skater and willing to do his own stunts. ?One day of shooting, about three lines.
Hostess ? Asian women with a very strong accent. ?18+ years old – One day of shooting, full back and forth scene.
Waiter ? Asian man, any age, with very strong accent. ?18+ years old
Check out girl ? girl working at the grocery store. ?Age 18 ? 25
Wesley’s Wife ? African American woman, age 60 or over
Office worker ? male 30 ? 60
Officer worker ? female 30 ? 60
Office boss ? male 45 ? 65
Family’s kids ? boys and girls age 9 and under. ?Multiple days. ?A few of the kids will have a couple of lines. ?Must be professional on set. Most days filming will be during Christmas break
Earl’s sons ? two boys age 11 ? 13 Lots of screen time

The film is also looking to cast many extras

“Dog” will be produced by Joel Paul Reisig
Questions about the casting call or extras casting can be directed to

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