Casting Hispanic Actors & Extras for Supernatural TV Show

05/20/2019

La Botánica

Location: New York City

Type: TV Pilots

‘La Botánica’ Pilot

Casting the pilot episode of “La Botanica,” a supernatural TV drama series. A Dominican girl from the Bronx, Graciela, misuses the supernatural powers of her mother’s Santeria to protect her younger sister, Victoria, from a charming predator, her Uncle Ito, threatening to steal her innocence.

Roles:
Graciela Vega (Lead): Female, 14-18
Dominicana, Bronx raised, Smart, Sassy, Solitary, Loves to dance. Protective, Vengeful.
ETHNICITY: Latino / Hispanic
REQUIRED MEDIA: Headshot/Photo, Video Reel, Cover Letter

Victoria Vasquez (Supporting): Female, 8-10
Latina, Graciela’s younger sister. Innocent child
ETHNICITY: Latino / Hispanic
REQUIRED MEDIA: Headshot/Photo, Video Reel, Cover Letter

Hector Sanchez (Supporting): Male, 18-23
18 y/o, Latino, Graciela’s older brother. Caring, loving, reckless, selfish, typical H.S. senior.
ETHNICITY: Latino / Hispanic
REQUIRED MEDIA: Headshot/Photo, Video Reel, Cover Letter

Uncle Ito Del Gagillo (Supporting): Male, 45-50 late 40’s, Latino, Graciela’s Uncle. Abuser. Charming, Generous, kind exterior. Predator.
ETHNICITY: Latino / Hispanic
REQUIRED MEDIA: Headshot/Photo, Video Reel, Cover Letter

Dona Rosa (Supporting): Female, 51-59
late 50’s, Latina, Santera, Priestess, Mysterious, Unearthly, Botanica Owner. Accented speech.
ETHNICITY: Latino / Hispanic
REQUIRED MEDIA: Headshot/Photo, Video Reel, Cover Letter

Soraya (Supporting): Female, 46-51
late 40’s, Latina, Santera, Flamboyant, Tarot card reader, Accented fast talker.
ETHNICITY: Latino / Hispanic
REQUIRED MEDIA: Headshot/Photo, Video Reel, Cover Letter

Linda (Supporting): Female, 18+

Melissa: 18+

Folkloric Dominican Dancers (Background / Extra): Males & Females, 14-20

Quinceañera Party Guests (Background / Extra): Males & Females, 0+

 

Rehearsal in June and production July in Washington Heights, The Bronx, and Manhattan, NY

Copy, Credit, Pays $100/day deferred, plus travel, and meals. No participation fees required. The Producers plan to apply for a SAG-AFTRA New Media Agreement. Priority for Members of the NYC | Indie Film Collective, http://www.NYCIFC.org/casting

Must be fluent in Spanish, Dominican dialect preferred.

SUBMIT a SELF-TAPE Using the Sides provided.?Include two Self-Tape videos with your submission using the sides provided. ??– Video #1 – Performed in English, ?– Video #2 – Performed in Spanish. ??Include a Slate at the beginning of each Video, with your name, contact number, and union status, and role you’re reading for.
send to: florthefilm@gmail.com

Payment: Paid

City or Location of call: New York City
Please submit to: florthefilm@gmail.com by 2019-05-24

This casting notice was posted by: Yerania Del Orbe



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