Casting Call for Feature Film “Release” [Atlanta, GA] #casting

Posted November 17, 2014: reposted with updates

PROJECT TITLE: Release
CLASSIFICATION: Independent
STATUS: Non-Union
CATEGORY: Feature Film
FORMAT: HD
DISTRIBUTION: Festival circuit
PRODUCERS: Alexa Reass, Graham Waldrop, Edward Varnie
WRITERS: Graham Waldrop & Edward Varnie
DIRECTOR: Edward Varnie
PRODUCTION COMPANY: Renaissance Factory
SHOOTING SCHEDULE: February 16th-February 29th, 2015
SHOOTING LOCATION: Atlanta, GA

SYNOPSIS:

Estranged sisters, Ariana and Rosalinda, are reunited when Ariana helps save her younger sister from her abusive husband. With Rosalinda readjusting to the world and Ariana dealing with a rough divorce, they must help each other rebuild their lives and their relationship with each other after years of no contact.

CHARACTER BREAKDOWNS:

Jared (Major Role): Male, Caucasian, mid to late 30’s, tall with a medium build. Comes from a strong southern Baptist upbringing. Father was a snake handler and traveling evangelist. Think Daniel Plainview meets Joel Olsteen.

Riley (Supporting Role): Male, Caucasian, medium build, handsome, late 40s. He’s moderately tailored and in recovery treatment for Anxiety meds. There’s both compassion and distance to him. He struggles to stay in the moment because of an inability to forgive himself for the past.

Marcus (Supporting Role): Male, African American, mid to late 30’s. Stocky and confident, clean and presentable like he deals on Wall Street. He is well informed, calm, patient and plans everything out with great detail.

Braylon (Supporting Role): Male, no specific race, mid to late 20s, fit and handsome. A bit of a smartass but charming. He enjoys his no strings attached fling with Ariana.

Ryan (Minor Role): Male, Caucasian, late 20s, lean and good-looking. He’s Ariana’s husband and while he loves her, he is struggling with her distance and his own insecurities regarding raising children that he’s never spoken of.

Bryan (Minor Role): Male, no specific race. Mid to late 30’s, tall and stocky. Restaurant manager, very detail orientated, but has a kind heart.

Robert (Minor Role): Male, no specific race. Mid 20s, he’s well dressed young professional. Good looking and he knows it.

COMPENSATION: Non-paid
OTHER COMPENSATION: Film credit, DVD copy, Meals, Snacks/beverages
EMAIL SUBMISSIONS TO: releasethemovie2015@gmail.com
SUBMISSIONS TO INCLUDE: Headshot, Resume
AUDITION DATE: November 22, 2014
AUDITION START TIME: 1:00 PM
AUDITION END TIME: 4:00 PM
AUDITION ADDRESS: 1630 Dekalb Ave, Atlanta, GA 30307

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