Henrique Romoff, dir.
Casting "Dear Darkness," a student film. Synopsis: In 1887 Rochester, New York, the Fox Sisters, Leah, Margaret, and Kate, pioneers of the Spiritualist movement, host what will be their last seance before a bitter dispute leads to betrayal and the end of an illustrious career.
Rehearsal and Production Dates & Locations
Rehearses mid-Nov. 2013 (approx. dates TBD); shoots Nov. 23-24 in NYC.
Compensation & Union Contract Details
Travel compensation and meals provided, plus invitations to private screening and DVD copies.
Seeking Talent Select a role below for more information and submission instructions.
Leah Fox-Underhill (Lead):
Female, 50-65, Caucasian
the eldest Fox sister; a vibrant, charming, and practical woman ready to revive public interest in the spiritual work of her siblings.
Margaret Fox-Kane (Lead):
Female, 30-45, Caucasian
the middle Fox Sister; a widow and long-suffering mediator between her elder and younger sister; from bouts of religious fervor to careless ...
Kate Fox-Jencken (Lead):
Female, 25-35, Caucasian
the youngest Fox sister; recently widowed and grieving through alcoholism but still a powerful medium; capricious and holding on to a deep a...
Richard Hawks (Supporting):
Male, 22-35, African Descent, Ethnically Ambiguous / Mixed Race, African American, Caucasian, Hispanic
a young, presumptuous reporter for "The Herald"; overzealously set on exposing Spiritualist fraud.
Allan Hall (Supporting):
Male, 25-40, Caucasian, Ethnically Ambiguous / Mixed Race
a serious literary man ready to experience first-hand the wonders of spirit communication.
Arthur Doyle (Supporting):
Male, 22-35, Caucasian
a courteous young physician and writer fascinated by the Fox sister; has just started to compile notes for "A History of Spiritualism."
Rosamund Owen (Supporting):
Female, 20-30, Caucasian, Ethnically Ambiguous / Mixed Race
a strong-willed and eccentric young woman, granddaughter of the famed social reformer, Robert Owen; completely drawn to the Fox sisters and ...
Samuel Turner (Supporting):
Male, 20-30, African Descent, Ethnically Ambiguous / Mixed Race, African American, Caucasian, Hispanic, Native American
a witty and charming university student; often makes inappropriate and uncomfortably candid remarks.
Seeking submissions from: New York, NY
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