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Lleno (Lead)

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Production Details

Casting for a series of short films by three student directors at Chapman University's Dodge College of Film and Media Arts.

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Male, ages 18-24, Hispanic

Role Description

Lleno: (Lead) a gangbanger turned football player.; character is confrontational and easily-agitated; has been recruited to play football in order to stay off the streets, harnessing tension with his old crew; speaks in slang.

Film #1 Backfire - Script

Download FILM #1 BACKFIRE - SCRIPT.PDF (5.5 KB) About Lleno, a 17 year old gangbanger turned football player, and Gustavo, Lleno's gang-affiliated older brother. When Lleno's nightly walk from football practice turns into an untimely reunion with Gustavo, he rediscovers where the line is drawn when it comes to family and loyalty in the streets. Rumors are amidst that Lleno ratted his own brother, and Gustavo has resurfaced to share some “brotherly advice” with Lleno.