Get over that mid-week slump with today’s roundup of casting notices, including leading roles in a feature film, background on an HBO series, and more paid gigs to bolster your reel and résumé!
“HEART AND SOUL”
Two leading roles are sought for “Heart and Soul,” a comedic feature film set in a high school. The project is casting a female actor 18–25 for the leading role of Theresa, “a very pretty high school cheerleader and senior,” as well as a male actor of the same age range to portray Josh, another leading role, who's a 17-year-old senior and victim of bullying. Shooting is set for July 10–30 in Upstate New York, and will pay talent $100/day. Meals and lodging will also be provided.
HBO’s “Divorce,” starring Sarah Jessica Parker, is casting background for an upcoming shoot. Seeking male and female talent ages 30–49 to portray “commuters/business types,” the series will shoot at night in New York City and will be exterior work. Pay will be $121/10 hours.
“Expiration,” a low-budget short film following “an inhibited office worker who is given the chance to make one right decision,” is casting a lead and supporting role. A male actor aged 20–30, able to do physical comedy, is sought for the leading role of Craig, while a female actor aged 20–35 is needed for a supporting part. Shooting is set for April 22 and 23 in Alexandria, Virginia, with pay set at $100/day.
HANDHELD TECH ACCESSORY PROMO
An online promotional spot for a tech product is casting talent for a shoot set for April 21–23 in Los Angeles, California. Seeking male and female talent as young as 5 and up to 50 years old for various roles, the production will compensate $200/role.
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