Casting Call for Feature Film “Water for the Root” #casting

Posted October 4, 2019

PLOT SUMMARY: After a meticulously planned armored car robbery goes terribly wrong. Four friends, all with different agendas must wait out the night hiding from the police. As the gravity of what they’ve done sinks in, tension rises to an all time high between this band of thieves. Forced to stay in one location due to increase police in the area, and relationships outside the house increasingly needing attention makes for a brooding pot of emotions and confessions. Jo Jo, an unknowingly selfish entrepreneur’s business is failing fast. He must act quickly when an opportunity arises that will get the cash he needs to keep his business afloat even if it means teaming up with some unlikely company. Dizz is an ex-con and an ex-friend of Jo Jo, but Dizz’s motivation for the money out weights his dislike for Jo Jo. Jo Jo’s best friend KJ, A ex-drug pusher who is on a quest to find his self worth, also joins the heist. Rounding out this atypical quartet is Mikey, step son of mob boss Tony, has to prove to his step dad that hes more that just a lacky that married into the business. Things escalate when Jo Jo finds out some people have a deeper reason for pulling the job than just money. Jo Jo is faced with a series of decisions that in the course of one night that will change him and the relationships around him forever.

PRODUCTION
TITLE: Water for the Root
TYPE: Independent Film
CATEGORY: Feature Film
UNION STATUS: SAG
FORMAT: HD
DISTRIBUTION: Film Festivals
NOTES: We will eventually distribute our film through various media outlets

PRODUCTION COMPANY
COMPANY: On Faith Entertainment

KEY POSITIONS
DIRECTOR: Quintin Littlejohn
PRODUCER: Camille Thurman
CASTING: Quintin Littlejohn and Camille Thurman

PRODUCTION DATE & LOCATION
DATE: TBA
LOCATION: TBA

SEEKING TALENT
Jo Jo: Black,30-40, Confident Educated, Tow truck owner
KJ: Black, 30-40, Conscientious ex-drug dealer
Dizz: Black, 30-40, Cunning ex-con
Mikey: White, 20-30, Step son to Mob Boss
Tony: White, 45-60 Ruthless Seasoned Boss
Anna: Black, 25-40, Jo Jo’s Girlfriend Strong willed, med school
Vanessa: Any, 25-40 KJ’s Girlfriend
Donte: Black or Hispanic, 25-40 Gang Member
3 Body guards for Tony: Any, Any Age
Police Officer: White, Any Age

COMPENSATION
PAY: Paid
OTHER: Film Credit, Copy of Film, Meals, Snacks/Beverages

TALENT SUBMISSIONS
SUBMISSIONS DUE BY: November 1, 2019
SEND EMAIL TO: onfaithentertainment@gmail.com
INCLUDE: Headshot, Resume, Regular photo okay, Reel file, Reel link
NOTES: Please submit acting reel. We will have 3 rounds of submissions 1) Acting reel 2) distribution of roles 3) live audition, in table read

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