Casting Call for Speaking Roles in Detroit for Student Film

By | June 6, 2017

You Don’t Choose Your Family

Location: Detroit, MI

Type: Student Films

NYU Advanced Thesis Film
SAG Student Agreement
No Pay – Copy, Credit, Meals
Shoots: June 13-22nd
Location: Detroit, Michigan

Detroit Local Hires Preferred. Shot on Arri Alexa Amiri.

Story line: A witty, dramatic comedy centering around two teenagers who must learn to settle their differences on the eve of their parents’ wedding.

HERMAN – 40 to 55 years old, African American male. Charles’ father who is marrying Tamara five years after the death of his first wife; forced to take on an authoritarian position when his children’s fighting ruins his wedding.

TAMARA – 40 to 55 years old, White female. Erin’s fun-loving mother; finally getting remarried after a painful divorce; trying to make everyone happy, but finds that her appreciation of her new stepson breeds resentment in Erin.

REVEREND – 35 to 100 years old, all ethnicities male or female. The minister officiating Tamara and Herman’s wedding ceremony; teases Charles and Erin for interrupting the wedding with their bickering.

MATT (BEST MAN) – 35 to 55 years old, all ethnicities male. Herman’s enthusiastic and overbearing best man at the wedding; has a good heart and a loud voice, but sometimes his comments cause more harm than good.

GRANDMA – 60 to 100 years old, all ethnicities female. Aaron’s kindly grandmother who ultimately convinces him to make things right with his family.

NON SPEAKING WEDDING GUESTS (EXTRAS) – 18 to 100 years old, all ethnicities male or female. non-speaking wedding guests; no previous acting experience required.

Payment: Non Paid

City or Location of call: Detroit, MI
Please submit to: by 2017-06-13

This casting notice was posted by: You Don’t Choose Your Family – A New York University Thesis Film

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