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Actor and Actress needed for short film “What I Deserve” – New York, NY

Casting Call Details:
This is a casting call for Black Man Rising Productions newest dramatic short film “What I Deserve” The story is of a young and seemingly happy woman on the cusp of everything she has dreamed of since she was a little girl. The perfect job, the perfect lifestyle, and the perfect fiance. But when a surprise text message reveals the unfaithful side of her fiance that she has been trying to ignore for years, our lead character faces every flaw and every dark corner of their relationship in order to decide what she truly wants, and more importantly than that, what she truly needs in her life. “What I Deserve” is directed by Christopher Johnson, and is looking for two lead character roles. One male and one female. Both characters’ age ranges from 18-29.

Auditions will take place at Shelter Studios at 244 W 54th street, ROOM 1210. The date will be on May 22nd from 5-11pm and appointments will be issued within that timeframe. The auditions will be by appointment within the timeframe given, 15 mins at most given. No SAG, No Pay. Actors cast in the film will given food and both a dvd and a data file disc of the film for their portfolios. Please submit your resume and headshot. If chosen for an audition we will be supplying you with sides for you to prepare.

CHARACTER BREAKDOWNS

CASSANDRA:
Cassandra is a young, ambitious and loving woman who tries to see the best in every one in her life, to almost catastrophic faults. A romantic at heart, Cassandra felt alone and bitter until meeting Michael in high school, and since then has had an up and down relationship that has seen almost as much heartbreak as happiness. She however can not help following her heart and desires and goes head in when Michael proposes marriage as a desperate last resort. But when she discovers his latest bought of infidelity, Cassandra has to decide if Michael is worth standing up for anymore, and if she herself is worth fighting for.

MICHAEL:
Michael is a young but massively successful manager at one of the top merchandising brand stores in the country. Used to getting what he wants and more emotional and needy than he likes to appear, Michael looks at Cassandra with much love but less conviction, as any little thing that she can do or say could push him away to someone else. But he is addicted to her love and ambition and always comes running back to her each and every time. But no matter how afraid he is of coming home one night and not seeing her there, and no matter how afraid he is of losing her forever, his compulsion and desire to get what he wants now and forever may ultimate lead to the downfall of this pairing.

Production Title: WHAT I DESERVE

EMPLOYER: FREE YOUR MIND FILMS
DIRECTOR: CHRISTOPHER JOHNSON
CASTING DIRECTOR: JENNIFER ROMAN
PRODUCERS: CHRISTOPHER JOHNSON, DAVID MENDEZ
SHOOT DURATION: 3 DAYS (June 17, 19, and 24th)
SHOOTING BEGINS: JUNE

PAYMENT: NO-PAY, NO UNION

Casting Calls Categories: Short Film Casting Calls / Non-union Casting Calls
Audition Date: May 22nd
Project: Actor and Actress Needed for short film “What I Deserve” New York, NY
Casting Call Location: New York, New York

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