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Production: NYFA, 'Zugzwang' (See all 8 roles)

Pedro (Lead)

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Production Details

Casting "Zugzwang," a MFA thesis film for New York Film Academy to be shot on the Red Epic. Producer states: "Fresh, daring and extremely original. Amazing script. Creative story t...more

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Male, ages 13-18, Caucasian, Hispanic, Native American

Role Description

Pedro: (Lead) chess prodigy, not one of those lucky, happy and successful ones; this is a story of a frustrated boy: no friends, no supporters, just bullies around, no lovely parents, just loneliness, no love, just hatred, not a trace of confidence, just insecurities and complexes, only one thing he can control: chess, just decided to apply all the chess techniques to get what he wants the most, has never faced a Zugzwang before.