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Casting call for non-union actors only! If you are interested in auditioning for a certain role please submit your headshot, resume and video reel!
Synopsis: When Madina Smith is notified about the death of her mother from her sister Simone, it triggers a troubled past that she must overcome once again.
Madina Smith- African American woman or biracial, 35 to 39 years old, and slender to medium build. Madina is considered to be strong mentally with her friends but vulnerable with her family due to her hidden struggle with alcoholism. She loves both of her children Mercy and Marcus, but their communication is not what it used to be. She works as a cashier at a supermarket and lives in a housing development with her husband James and two children.
James Smith- African American man, 35 to 39 years old, medium to muscular build. He is stern but loving. He works at a sugar factory. He is the sole proprietor of his home in Red Hook, Brooklyn. He has been with his wife Madina for over 20 years and they share two children together, Mercy and Marcus.
Mercy Smith- African American or biracial girl, 15 to 18 years old, slender to medium build. She is considered quiet and unattractive. The only time she is happy is when she is hanging with her family. She tip toes around her mother because she doesn’t know what mood she will be in but loves her anyway. She attends high school.
Marcus Smith- African American or biracial boy, 10 to 13 years old, slender build. He is outspoken, fun to be around and very inquisitive. His favorite subject in school is history.
Simone Jacobs- African American or biracial woman, 35 to 39 years old, slender to medium build. She is intelligent and bold. She and her sister are not speaking to each other and she prefers to keep it that way. She is a Principal at an elementary school and married to Michael.
Michael Jacobs- African American man, 35 to 39 years old, medium to muscular build. He is everything Simone was looking for: tall, dark and handsome but he is also sneaky. He works as an investment banker on Wall Street. They have been married for over 15 years.
Kerri Daniels- All ethnicities may apply. 35 to 45 years old, slender to medium build. She is charismatic, intelligent and has a “no nonsense” personality. She is a therapist and has been works as one for 10 years. She loves to help people find themselves.
Supporting Roles- Leah Matthews- African American or Hispanic woman, 25 to 35 years old. She is Madina’s close friend. She is cute, outspoken and the life of the party.
Juan Perez- Hispanic man, 30 to 40 years old. He is the owner of the supermarket Madina works in. Funny and flirtatious.
Judge Mint- All ethnicities may apply. 40 to 50 year old male. He is a stern and unforgiving judge.
Ronald McBride- All ethnicities may apply. 30 to 50 year old male. He is a lawyer and works at a law firm.
Jeffrey Lacie- All ethnicities may apply. 30 to 50 year old male. He is also a lawyer and works at the same law firm as Ronald.
This is a NON-PAID film but will provide a DVD, craft services and IMDB credit when the project is complete.
Casting Calls Categories: Student Film Casting Calls / Short Film Casting Calls / Non-union Casting Calls
Audition Date: 8/8/12
Project: Brooklyn College Casting for Film Thesis
Casting Call Location: Brooklyn. NY
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