Casting Call for TV Pilot “True Vice” [New Jersey] #casting

Posted November 4, 2013: reposted with updates

PROJECT TITLE: True Vice
CLASSIFICATION: Independent
STATUS: Non-Union
CATEGORY: Television
FORMAT: 35mm, HD
DISTRIBUTION: Festival circuit
PRODUCER: Walter Henry Storricks
WRITER: Ellis Minatee
DIRECTOR: Ellis Minatee
PRODUCTION COMPANY: Everitt Productions
SHOOTING SCHEDULE: Late November – Early February
SHOOTING LOCATION: South New Jersey

SYNOPSIS:

What do you get when you put the spawn of a mobster, a drug dealer, a pimp, and a dirty cop together?

Pulp Fiction meets The Sopranos.

Script Link: https://www.stage32.com/sites/stage32.com/files/assets/screenplay/23215/screenplay_23215.pdf

CHARACTER BREAKDOWNS:

VINCENT LOMBARDI
Ethnicity: Caucasian
Age: 47-54
Height: 5’9 – 6’2

Vincent is his Sal’s younger brother and wing man. Generally, he gets verbally and sometimes physically abused by his brother due to his somewhat innocent clueless-ness. He looks up to his brother and does his best to try to please him, even though most of the time he messes it up.

Personality: Vincent is not book smart and oblivious, but enjoys cooking and baking and collecting recipes. Unlike his brother, he has other interests outside the realm of being a gangster.

JEROME REYNOLDS
Ethnicity: African American
Age: 28-33
Height: 5’11 – 6’3

Jerome is a detective for the police department is partners with Boyd O’Connor. Him and his younger brother, Quentin’s relationship is practically on the edge of nonexistent even though they live together. Jerome is selfish, has no problem blaming other people for his own mistakes, and when push comes to shove a raging coward. In his brother’s eyes, he is seen as being pitiful and worthless.

Personality: He enjoys being in a position of authority and abusing it to his own advantage. Though he does possess these qualities, he doesn’t have the brains to be able to successfully benefit from it. He thinks too highly of himself and refuses to deal with his own idiocy when confronted.

COMPENSATION: Non-paid
OTHER COMPENSATION: Film credit, DVD copy, Snacks/beverages
SUBMISSIONS DUE BY: Wednesday, November 13th, 2013
EMAIL SUBMISSIONS TO: ellis.minatee@gmail.com
SUBMISSIONS MUST INCLUDE: Headshot, Resume
AUDITION START TIME: Submissions start Monday, November 4th
AUDITION END TIME: Submissions end Wednesday, November 13th

SPECIAL NOTES FOR AUDITION:

IMPORTANT: If you want to be considered for any role, please submit a video audition of a reading from the script or if you prefer monologue.

Seeking actors and actresses of any race between the ages of 23 and 34 for an independent TV pilot. Looking for thespians that are reliable and take their craft seriously.

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