Kathryn Taylor, writer-dir.
Casting "The Evil Gene," a psychological thriller/ horror film about an FBI agent who must investigate a mysterious death at a special prison for inmates who are genetically predisposed to violence. The agent comes to believe the prison is plagued by a demon, but others begin to believe that the agent has "demons" of his own.
Rehearsal and Production Dates & Locations
Rehearses as needed Nov. 29-Dec. 2; shoots 14-15 days between Dec. 3-22 in L.A.
Compensation & Union Contract Details
Pays: $100/day, plus meals. Production intends to sign a SAG-AFTRA ultra low budget agreement.
Seeking Talent Select a role below for more information and submission instructions.
Officer Ryder (Supporting):
Male, 35-64, Caucasian, African American
a small-town bubba and long-time prison guard.
Warden Sweeney (Supporting):
Male, 45-64, Caucasian, African American
strict and by-the-book former military man now in charge of running a prison.
Male, 18-30, Caucasian, African American
an innocent, somewhat naive young man who wound up with a job as a prison guard.
Father Warren (Supporting):
Male, 70-85, Caucasian
the fatherly prison chaplain.
Male, 18-25, Caucasian
the very disturbed younger brother of the protagonist.
Director Nelson (Day Player):
Male, 35-55, Caucasian, African American, Hispanic
the head of the protagonist's FBI unit, dour yet kind.
Zero (Day Player):
Male, 30-50, African American, Hispanic, Ethnically Ambiguous / Mixed Race
an inmate and former pimp who enjoyed destroying his old merchandise.
Virgil (Day Player):
Male, 60-70, Caucasian
an inmate; a former hippie who went on an LSD-fueled kill spree in 1969.
Yaxley (Day Player):
Male, 30-45, Caucasian
an inmate, extremely religious, used to bomb abortion clinics.
Director Carlson (Supporting):
Male, 40-64, Caucasian, African American
director of the Bureau of Prisons; more a political creature than an expert on prisons.
Male, 18-40, Hispanic, Ethnically Ambiguous / Mixed Race
a former drug kingpin and mad dog killer.
Seeking submissions from: Los Angeles, CA
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