Online Auditions for Web Series in Atlanta

08/01/2020

Ile Atlanta: City of Gods

Location: Online

Type: Web series

Set in modern day Atlanta, this is a story about a family of gods as they fight to maintain their control over a city that is on the verge of self-destruction. Our crew must maintain balance and power as they battle against the gods of evil.

Roles:

– Orunmila:
Role Type: Supporting
Gender: Male
Age Range: 50-70
Ethnicity: Black / African Descent, Ethnically Ambiguous / Multiracial
Required media: Headshot/Photo
Role Description: “The Sage” / “The Oracle” : ~61 : m : narrator. corner-store owner. wise as denoted by his oracle round reading glasses. he knows each of our characters intimately in one way or another. wiser than he and his silent demeanor appears.

– Obatala:
Role Type: Supporting
Gender: Male
Age Range: 50-63
Ethnicity: Black / African Descent, Ethnically Ambiguous / Multiracial
Required media: Headshot/Photo
Role Description: “The Ruler” / “The Chooser of the Chosen One” : ~62 : m : husband. father. friend. powerful. patriarch of this Atlanta family. he is the developer of the world this story operates in. Always clean. Always in light colored linen.

– Esu Laye
Role Type: Lead
Gender: Female
Age Range: 30-35
Ethnicity: Black / African Descent, Ethnically Ambiguous / Multiracial
Required media: Headshot/Photo
Role Description: “The Magician” : ~33 : f : daughter and loyal friend. always one-foot-in/one-foot-out of the streets that always has stuck between 2 worlds…good and evil. Atlanta to the core of her.

– Ogun:
Role Type: Lead
Gender: Male
Age Range: 33-40
Ethnicity: Black / African Descent, Ethnically Ambiguous / Multiracial
Required media: Headshot/Photo
Role Description: “The Warrior” : ~37 : m : son. brother. father. husband. heir that is constantly overlooked for the crown as he struggles to tame his warrior nature in order to become a good king. You’d probably never see Ogun without his gun.

– Ochoosi:
Role Type: Supporting
Gender: Male
Age Range: 30-37
Ethnicity: Black / African Descent, Ethnically Ambiguous / Multiracial
Required media: Headshot/Photo
Role Description: “The Outlaw” : ~34 : m : son. brother. sniper. the different one. very tech savvy. the “outkast” that somehow is always “in”. If Ogun ever needed a body guard it would be him.

– Yemoja:
Role Type: Supporting
Gender: Female
Age Range: 50-65
Ethnicity: Black / African Descent, Ethnically Ambiguous / Multiracial
Required media: Headshot/Photo
Role Description: “The Caregiver” / “The Queen” : f : ~61 : wife. mother. sister. grandmother. the ultimate caregiver and protector. matriarch of this Atlanta family. Rarely seen outside her home, and when you do, you know it’s business.

– Iku:
Role Type: Lead
Gender: Male
Age Range: 30-40
Ethnicity: Black / African Descent, Ethnically Ambiguous / Multiracial
Required media: Headshot/Photo
Role Description: “Death Personified” : ~34 : a ghostly character. Always deathly serious with a sinister smile/laugh. Leader of a dangerous and powerful crew. Rules with a deadly fist. But super cool. Collector of debt

– Young Esu
Same description as Esu Laye, only a younger version

– Young Ogun
Same description as Ogun, only a younger verison

Payment: Paid

City or Location of call: Online
Please submit to: ileatlantacityofgods@gmail.com by 2020-10-01
We are asking that all participates submit recorded monolog along with your headshot along and acting resume if available.

This casting notice was posted by: Niniola Bey



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