Casting Call for Web Series “The Realm” [Stafford Springs, CT] #casting

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Posted May 8, 2014

PROJECT TITLE: The Realm
CLASSIFICATION: Independent
STATUS: Non-Union
CATEGORY: Web Series
FORMAT: HD
DISTRIBUTION: Direct-to-video
PRODUCER: Butterfleye Films
WRITER: Allyson Diana
DIRECTOR: Allyson Diana
CASTING AGENTS: Tony and Allyson Diana
PRODUCTION COMPANY: Butterfleye Films
PRODUCTION COMPANY WEBSITE: http://butterfleyefilms.wix.com/home
SHOOTING SCHEDULE: Shoots 2014 (Aug-Oct) in Stafford, Connecticut. Aug 23, 24; Sept. 14, 27, 28 & Oct. 5. Shooting dates to be assigned based on need. Future dates: May-September 2015 & 2016. Movie (TBD). Filming is split up between real world and the Realm characters. Not all required for all shoots. Rehearsals: Wednesdays evening into night (TBD), cast, director, acting coach accessibility
SHOOTING LOCATION: Stafford Springs, CT

LOGLINE:

The Realm is a fantasy web series presented in two seasons (on the internet). The hope is to produce a feature (full-length) movie to complete the series. The series takes place in two worlds. One of magic (witches, wizards, warriors & monsters) and the other in 21st century America. The story depicts two young adults, each from a different world (Sorcha, the Realm and James, earth).

James, a web designer, was always the ‘loner’ content with his life. He is a kind, compassionate man, though hesitant towards developing a relationship with a woman. Sorcha has no past nor knows of her destiny to end a war between two factions of witches (Selene & Helios) in the Realm.

Sorcha ends up on James’ doorstep one night. James takes her in, but in trying to uncover her identity they are placed in the middle between this world and the Realm. Sorcha’s purpose is revealed when an assassin travels to earth attempting to take her life. Slowly, a deep relationship develops between James and Sorcha as the mysteries of their past are forever linked to their futures.

The Selene witches believe magic is for personal gain. The Helios witches believe in the purity of magic. The two leaders, Maedoc (Selene) and Melvina (Helios), continue the warring. Sorcha and James’s path will eventually take them to the Realm to create peace.

Seeking earth-based characters. Auditions for The Realm fantasy characters to be determined.

CASTING THESE ROLES:

• James (Lead): Male, 24-30, All Ethnicities
Average build; ‘boy next door’ look. Pleasant voice. Requires romantic style. Dress is casual, generally a good guy. Similar to Jack Dawson (Titanic); Ryan
Gosling (The Notebook); Wesley (The Princess Bride).

• Sorcha (Lead): Female, 21-27, Caucasian
Red head wanted, willingness to color hair if other. Athletic; agile; pleasant; ability to move between vulnerable and strong. Similar to Jennifer Lawrence (Hunger Games); Milo Jovovich (The Fifth Element)

• Dustin (earth)/Tegan (The Realm) (Supporting): Male, 24-30, All Ethnicities
Average build; Friendly, comedic, fun-loving.

• Cassie (Supporting): Female, 21-27, All Ethnicities
Blond preferred, not necessary. Petite build; fun-loving; outgoing. Comedic and friendly.

• Professor Aidan Warlock (Supporting): Male, 45-60, All Ethnicities
Any build, preferably over 6 feet; stoic; can sense kindness under ‘professor’ shell. Fatherly towards James. Character is interested in all things mystical.

COMPENSATION: Non-paid
OTHER COMPENSATION: Meals
SUBMISSIONS DUE BY: June 1, 2014
EMAIL SUBMISSIONS TO: butterfleyefilms@gmail.com
SUBMISSIONS TO INCLUDE: Headshot, Resume, Demo reel link
AUDITION DATE: June 8 & 29, 2014
AUDITION START TIME: 11:00 AM
AUDITION END TIME: 4:00 PM
AUDITION ADDRESS: Benjamin Muzio-Old Town Hall, 221 East Street, Stafford Springs, CT 06076

SPECIAL NOTES FOR AUDITION:

Auditions will be 30 minute time slots.
MUST be booked in advance.

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