Proof of Concept Casting Call Toronto – Union

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Job Position(s): Casting Call
Actor(s) Age Range (if applicable): Various
Project Type: PoC
Job Date: March 16 - 17
Compensation: Paid
Union Status: Union
CASTING CALLfor an ACTRA tip Proof of Concept project for a feature called ‘58’ shooting May 16/17 in the Northern Richmond Hill area, looking for UNION actors only. All the following roles will be principle for the full film if it’s picked up, but some are under the actor category for the PoC.
Synopsis:An older man named Christopher Blair writes a screenplay about his past as a greaser in 1958 and the adventure that he and his friends went through when a close friend Joey Odell goes missing.
All actors have to be over 18. All ethnicities are encouraged to submit unless specific beside role description.
Please forward all submissions
Looking for the following:
ACTOR
WILLIAM SHEA
Age: 20-28 | Height: 5’10-6’1
Leader of the “gang”, full of himself, center of attention type of guy. Probably spends 30 min looking in the mirror before heading out. Not afraid of confrontation, expects the rest of the group to follow him, however he still has a soft side and cares deeply about his group of friends.
ACTOR
CAROLYN ODELL
Age: looks 15-17.
The voice of reason in the group, loves her brother Joey who is missing, any mention of him gone evokes emotion. Still, extremely determined individual, headstrong on setting things right.
ACTOR
MARK BOYCE
Age: 17-19
Quietest one of the group, follows the pack but always seems like he knows something others don’t. If a diner fight breaks out, he’s the one fighting two at once.
PRINCIPLE
CHRISTOPHERS MOM
Age: 40-55 | Ethnicity: Caucasian
Christopher Blair’s mom is a multi-tasker, great under pressure and knows how to prioritize to get things done. Sometimes a bit dismissive to Christopher’s friends but that’s because they’re over every day. She’s friends with most of the other moms of Christopher’s group of friends.
ACTOR
CHRISTOPHERS DAD
Age: 45-55 | Ethnicity: Caucasian
Concerned about Christopher’s friends and gets along with the majority of the gang. Almost always watching baseball while drinking beer, concerned when he hears something has happened to Joey.
ACTOR
PAULS MOM
Age: 40-55
MUST HAVE G DRIVERS LICENSE. A bit of a manic personality, the gossiper of her group of friends and always love to stay on top of what’s happening in the town despite it being good or bad. She takes pride in being the bearer of good and bad news.
ACTOR
OFFICER BRIDGES
Age: 40-55
Stern, experienced police constable. Doesn’t budge once he’s decided something. Think of Jim Hopper from Stranger Things.
ACTOR
MALE POLICE OFFICER
Age: 30-38
Looks up to Officer Bridges but still holds his own, sizes up William yet you can see he’s still intimidated.
ACTOR
FEMALE POLICE OFFICER
Age: 25-30
Tries to comfort/sympathize with Carolyn but still while trying to get information. Tries to play the “older sister” role to her.
EXTRAS (6)
Ideal if extras own clothing that’s either generic/older looking/no name.
1 extra will be fitted as a paramedic.

To apply for this job email your details to sharperedjproductions@hotmail.com