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Title: Casting Call (Richmond Va)
Location: richmond
Posted: 5/29/2012


Casting Call -- Troop 491Troop 491: The Adventures of the Muddy LionsTroop 491 is a production by Praphetic Praductions of Richmond, with the assistance of Tim Reid's Petersburg-based Legacy Media Institute. Praheme, owner of Praphetic Praductions and recent graduate of the 2012 Legacy Media Institute -- British Film Institute Filmmakers Workshop, wrote and will direct this feature film. Tim Reid and the staff at Legacy Media Institute will be assisting by providing producing services for the project, helping to further the Institute's goal of providing more opportunities for local filmmakers to enter and succeed in the film industry.The project will be filming for three weeks in late July through early August in Richmond and the Richmond-Petersburg region. This is a non-union production.PlotTriston, a naïve adolescent boy coping with life in the projects, is enrolled in the Boy Scouts by his mother in an effort to keep him off the streets. When he witnesses a homicide, the local thug demands his silence, and he must learn, with the help of his new friends, that doing the right thing isn't always easy. Will Triston follow the code of the streets or the code of the Scouts?We are currently casting for the following roles for the film. Please submit a headshot or current photo and resume, and the name of the character of interest in the Subject Line of the email.*These roles are written to be African American unless noted otherwise, but all are free to submit resumes and photos for consideration.Character DescriptionsYouth RolesTriston 12, a handsome good-hearted boy, from the inner city, a little rough around the edges, trying to find his way in the world.Kashef 12, fun, mischievous boy with an eye for the ladies.Aaron 11, a small boy (in stature) struggling to find his self-confidence.Melvin 12, a silly White boy with a skater swag.Ricco 12, a chubby Hispanic boy that loves to read books and quote them.Olu 13, a Nigerian immigrant, curious about life in America.Tisha 13, a pretty girl with an eye for Triston. Aaron's older sister.Big Gook 17, a hustler by nature. Leader of the Breakfast Bunch and Triston's older caring cousin.Cocoa Puffs 12, a wild and crazy kid with little guidance. Loose canon. Member of the Breakfast Bunch.Cap'n Crunch14, a mild mannered street kid. Cocoa Puff's older brother. Member of the Breakfast Bunch.Apple Jacks 16, athletic street kid. Cocoa Puff's older brother. Member of the Breakfast Brunch.Dominique 14, the coolest boy in middle school, a young AC Slater.Sharref 15, Kashef's older wiser brother.Cognac 16, an older Scout.Hector 16, an older Scout.Slimman 19, tall, slim, and menacing. A cold-blooded killer.Bernard 16, the biggest oldest boy in middle school. The bully.Young Boi 17, a young boy with family.8th grade girl 14, fast looking teen girl.Goofy Girl 12, cute goofy 6th grader.Adult RolesMrs. Foster 31, attractive single mother attempting to keep her only son safe from the streets. Triston's mom.Mrs. Harris 46, a straight talking, no nonsense mother. Kashef's mom.Mr. Harris 48, a kind hearted, involved father. Kashef's dad.Ms. Jones 37, an attractive, wealthy divorcee. Aaron's mom.Ms. Bones 22-25, a sexy schoolteacher.Sexy Girl - 18-24, sexy urban girl.TJ 33, young man in prison serving a murder sentence. Triston's father.Deacon Templeton 35, a young and carefree assistant Scout Master.Mr. Towers 50, a stern man, chiseled frame with military demeanor. The Scout Master.Detective King 40 something, handsome man dedicated to serving the community.Officer 30, a young policeman.Principal 40, middle age, strict disciplinarian woman.We will be holding auditions for these roles at New Millennium Studios, One New Millennium Drive, Petersburg, on Saturday, June 2, from 11 am -- 5 pm.Please submit a headshot or current photo and resume, and the name of the character of interest in the Subject Line of the email (example: Troop 491 Casting -- Mr. Towers). After submitting your information you will be provided an appointment time for your audition, as well as the script pages for your audition. These are paid positions.Please send all submissions to Praheme at Troop491.film@gmail.com .For more information please visit us at www.praheme.com and www.troop491-movie.com .Directions to New Millennium Studios:From the North:Take I-95 South to Petersburg. Exit I-85 (Durham).Continue I-85 to first exit - Exit 65 - Squirrel Level Road.Turn Left at the stop sign and continue through the first traffic light. (Defense Rd.)New Millennium Studios is on the Right.From the East:Take Route 460 to Petersburg.Go North on I-95 to I-85 South (Durham).Continue I-85 to first exit - Exit 65 - Squirrel Level Road.Turn Left at the stop sign and continue through the first traffic light. (Defense Rd.)New Millennium Studios is on the Right.From the South:[from I-95] Take I-95 North to I-85. Exit I-85 South.Continue I-85 to first exit - Exit 65 - Squirrel Level Road.Turn Left at the stop sign and continue through the first traffic light. (Defense Rd.)New Millennium Studios is on the Right.[from I-85] Take I-85 North towards Petersburg.Exit at Exit 65 - Squirrel Level Road.Turn Right at the stop sign.Continue through first traffic light (Defense Rd.)New Millennium Studios is on the right.From the West:Take I-64 East to I-95 South (Richmond).Take I-95 South to I-85 South (Durham).Continue I-85 to first exit - Exit 65 - Squirrel Level Road.Turn Left at the stop sign and continue through the first traffic light. (Defense Rd.)New Millennium Studios is on the Right.Location: Richmond VaCompensation: all roles are paidPrincipals only. Recruiters, please don't contact this job poster.Please, no phone calls about this job!Please do not contact job poster about other services, products or commercial interests.