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New York, NY Casting Calls: Actors and Actresses Needed for Short Film “Squatters”

“SQUATTERS” follows the story of a group of people that realize that they can obtain housing and apartments without paying rent. They eventually come to realize that they can even make money off these buildings.

MAIN CHARACTERS:

D- Age 30-40 years. He is the main story teller, the mastermind behind the squatting process. He makes all of the plans that are used to get buildings.

SHA- Age 35 years old black male, talks slang. The Sitter. Does the hood research in other words searches for potential buildings for squatting. An alcoholic, he will do anything D asks of him. His specialty is evicting people out of their own house.

BABY JESUS- 39 year old black Caribbean male, talks proper slang. The handy man. He is one of the most responsible men in the group next to D. This weed smoker is always on time responsible, trustworthy and his handyman skills come in handy when they get new buildings.

DARNEL – 30 year old male, talks proper slang. The paper guy. He gets the gas and electricity turned on. Forges documents, gets court documents in order and talks to people to gain helpful information.

IRIN- 25 year old Caribbean male. The other paper guy. He gets the gas and electricity turned on. Forges documents, gets court documents in order and talks to people to gain helpful information.

FREEDOM –40 year old Spanish male and straight hood. He is one of the street muscle of the group. He has connections in and on the street. He is also a part time pimp and full time hustler.

RAMEL- 40 year old black male. He is one of the street muscle of the group. He has connections in and on the street. He is also a part time pimp and full time hustler.

TAMARA- 21 year old Caribbean female, talks proper slang. She is a sexy, intelligent college student who knows how to get around. Associate of friends called BROOKLYN DIVAS.

SUPPORTING CHARACTERS:

NANA- D’s girl. She is Spanish/Caribbean. Age 20-30. Knows what needs to get done. Doesn’t trust anyone. Will later check stats and study real estate and mortgage.

DENNIS- Slumlord. 40-50 Spanish/Caribbean.

JAZZY JEFF- A fast talker. Late 20’s to 40’s. Gets instant knock off stuff, purses, clothes, sneakers, glasses, hats, lab tops, net books, iPods, etc…

Shooting days TBA
No pay but transportation and meals will be provided as well as a copy of the finished film.

AUDITION DATE: 11/1/10

PROJECT: ACTORS AND ACTRESSES NEEDED FOR SHORT FILM SQUATTERS

CASTING CALL CATEGORY: SHORT FILM CASTING CALLS

LOCATION: BROOKLYN / NEW YORK

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