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New Jerusalem - Series Pilot
Casting: NEW JERUSALEM Series Pilot Concept byKhalil Maasi & Rashid Ali. Produced, Written & Directed by Khalil Maasi, Co-Producer of BULLETS OVER BROWNSVILLE. Co–Producer, Asst. Director Rashid Ali. Co-Producer Alexandria Williams. Director of Photography Shaheed Shaheed. Producer & Director of THE GAME IS DEAD, THE RED BOWTIE & THE TURTLENECK GANG. Casting by Tia Canada-Jordan who has previously casted the films "Brick City Boys" by Tony James and "Neva How U Want It" by Black 45.
NEW JERUSALEM is a crime drama set primarily in Newark New Jersey and surrounding areas of Essex County NJ that deals with the unique culture, politics and history of this region.
Please send headshots & resumes to firstname.lastname@example.org. Selected talent will be called in for a private audition.
We are seeking the following characters....
Rashid Ali – African American male, 30-40, undercover police officer. Lead. Veteran undercover officer on a case that he does not have all of the intel on. Arrogant, sarcastic. Likes to work alone.
Loc – African American male, 25 to 35. Supporting. African American. Member of a street organization that is running guns and other illegal activity. Hot headed
Trooper – Caribbean Male, 25 to 35. Urban. Supporting. Jamaican. Member of the Jamaican Posse.
Lt. Davis – African American, Caribbean or African male. 40-50. Supporting. Veteran Police Officer Newark, NJ. Alpha male type. Likes to give orders and not be questioned.
Lt. Mathis – African American, Caribbean or African Female. 35-45. Supporting. Veteran Police Officer in East Orange, New Jersey. Strong willed, direct and very intelligent.
Malika – African American or Caribbean female. 13-18. Urban. Supporting. Rashid’s daughter. Extroverted personality, outgoing.
Big Man – Caribbean. 35-45. Leader of Jamaican Posse. Urban. Strong leader type. Supporting. Charismatic, rules with authority and intelligence. It’s a game of chess to him.
Turbo – African American male or female. 25-35. Urban. Supporting. Machete’s right hand. Turbo know’s the streets and will get things done by any means necessary.
Machete – African American male. 35-40. Urban, Strong leader type. Supporting. Ruthless and explosive. A Suge Knight type of gangster involved in getting illegal weapons on to the streets of Essex County NJ
Kayla – African American female. 15-18. Urban with suburban attitude. Supporting. Kaya’s daughter. Quiet, introverted, very nerdy.
Sgt. James. African American male. 40-50. Supporting. Disciplined veteran officer who takes orders and carries out the job.
Joey G – Italian male. 30-40. Suburban with urban attitude. Supporting. Sal Falcone’s right hand man. He can deal in the streets or in the business world.
Sal – Italian male 50-60. Suburban with urban attitude. Supporting. A powerful figure in the underground economy with friends and connections in all types of places.
Angel – Latino Male. 25-35. Urban. Supporting. Smooth operator type. Very laid back but takes care of business.
Sam – White male. 21-25. College student. Supporting. Suburban kid making money on the side to fuel his partying in between his studies.
Ron – White male 21-25. College student. Supporting. Suburban kid making money on the side to fuel his partying in between his studies.
Tic Toc – African American male 40-50 Informant. Former military veteran who got involved in the streets and was disabled in a beef with street rivals. Now owns and runs loft/club in Newark NJ.
True Fiction - TV Pilot
CL Casting currently casting for several specific roles for our new TV Pilot, "True Fiction". For this notice, every role can be ANY ETHNICITY, unless otherwise noted. Please note that this films in or around the Atlanta, GA area! All roles are paying 64/8, unless otherwise noted. ($$ Stand-In opportunities listed at the bottom!
DETECTIVES, and CRIME SCENE TECHS: We have multiple crime-solving roles to fill. Looking for sophisticated and aggressive faces who take what they do very seriously. Any experience would be great! Works 12/2. When applying, please use subject: Crime Solver
COPS & SECURITY: Casting both males & females with any law-enforcement, ROTC, or armed-forces experience. Also casting tall & beefy guys to portray security. Works 12/2 and/or 12/3. When applying, please use subject: COP or Security
COLLEGE STUDENTS: Ages 18 - 30. Time to make those student loans worth every penny! smile emoticon! Looking for all types for this. The director wants us to hire some groups of friends for this, so if you have background friends that are young enough to look college-aged, please feel free to submit together by listing each others names in your submission! Available work dates: 12/2, 12/4, 12/5, and/or 12/8. Please note availability in submission. When applying, please use subject: College Student
COLLEGE FACULTY & PROFESSORS: Ages: 30's - 60+. Looking for intelligent and/or polished-looking, men and women. Please submit yourself in the best “teacher look” that you think might help you land the role. Available work dates: 12/2, 12/4, 12/5, and/or 12/8. Please note availability in submission.
When applying, please use subject: College Faculty
STUDENTS WITH CARS! We need some of our college students to be driving! Cars cannot be red, white, or black & they don't have to be in perfect condition either! Please submit yourself and your car including a PHOTO of the vehicle, the year, make and model. Works 12/3, and those selected get $25 extra bucks! When applying, please use subject: Student With Car
ANGRY PROTESTORS! Do you have a very expressive and animated face? We are looking for people who can play "angry"! All ethnicities. Ages 18 - 35. Works 12/3. When applying, please use subject: ANGRY
LIBRARIAN! We’re welcoming men and women of any ethnicity and ages late 20's - 60+ to apply for this. We need someone that looks like a bookworm, and appreciates books for every page they are bound to! Works 12/5. When applying, please use subject: Librarian
LANDSCAPER: Seeking someone tan that works outside with their hands a lot! Ages 20's to 40's. Works 12/4. When applying, please use subject: LAND
HOW TO APPLY TO WORK AS ONE OF THE ROLES ABOVE:
Please email at least 3 pictures, your age, height, weight, PHONE NUMBER, and your availability to TrueFictionATL@gmail.com. Please choose a subject based on what you’re applying for! Pictures do not have to be professional.
Stand-Ins are paid more (140/12), because they have to be a very close match to our actors, and because they have a lot of responsibility. If you fit the description for one of our actors, please feel free to submit, even if you do not have any stand-in experience. You have to start somewhere! smile emoticon We'd be happy to train the right person. You should be same ethnicity, height, weight, hair color and age-range!
These three stand in roles work November 24th & then off & on between 12/1 and 12/15. Must be available all days.
CURRENTLY CASTING FOR THESE STAND-INS:
CLEA: Caucasian Female. Around 5'5, (115-125lbs) RED HAIR, 18 to 30s.
PARKER: Caucasian Male. Around 5'10, (150-170 lbs, Brunette, 18 to 30's
Ana: Caucasian Female. Around 5'6, (110-120's lbs) Brunette Hair, 18 to 30's
How to apply for a stand-in position:
Please email at least 3 pictures, your age, height, weight, PHONE NUMBER, and your availability to CatrettStandins@gmail.com.
List ANY experience you have in film/tv!
Leviathan Lab Audition - Short Play
Seeking a Native American performer to act in a new short play by Tlingit playwright Frank Katasse for the inaugural Leviathan Lab Living Room Series to be performed in New York on December 5, 2015. Rehearsals for performance will begin November 30.
(mid to late teens, Native American - can be male or female) Young and vibrant, Robert's world is shifting as his mother has remarried and as he learns more about his stepfather. A Native Alaskan living in California, he returns to Alaska for a visit with his family.
Please email headshot and resume to email@example.com.
For more information, please visit www.leviathanlab.com.
April Yvette Thompson