Casting Call for Short Film "Blood Hero"
Production Start Date: 01/06/2017
Production Wrap Date: 02/28/2017
Production Schedule: 2 Months and maybe 1 day out of the week, a Monday.
Synopsis: "Blood Hero", set in 1973, is a film about an African American soldier, Mickey Brochan, who returns home from the Vietnam War, after serving two tours of duty. Mickey finds himself being haunted by both the inhumane dealings of war and the social and economic injustice of life for African Americans in his hometown of Opelousas, Louisiana after the war. His wife, Charlotte "Lottie" Brochan decides to throw a rent party in effort to assist with rent and to help Mickey regain his social connections, but her attempt turns deadly.
All Characters should be of African American decent.
MICKEY [GENDER: FEMALE] [AGE: 25-40]
Soldier who has just returned home from the Vietnam War. Suffers from PTSD.
LOTTIE [GENDER: MALE] [AGE: 25-40] The wife of Mickey stern mother and wife.
JOJO [GENDER: MALE] [AGE: 23-30] is the favorite cousin of Mickey and is a barber at the local barbershop.
VAUGHN [GENDER: MALE] [AGE: 25-40] is the Deacon at the local church in town. He is suave, polite and charismatic.
SUZETTE [GENDER: MALE] [AGE: 25-35]
A beautiful young woman who is extremely excited about being engaged to the love of her life.
JIMMIE [GENDER: MALE] [AGE: 25-40]
Jimmie is a local barber in Donald's Barbershop. He is funny outgoing and has no filter. He tends to ask inappropriate questions at the wrong times.
DONALD [GENDER: MALE] [AGE: 25-40]
Donald is the owner of the local barbershop. Very calm and business minded.
Male voice-over role.
EXTRAS ARE NEEDED AS WELL
Paid / Non-Paid: Non-Paid
Other / Additional Compensation: Film Credit, DVD/Digital Copy
Meals / Lodging / Transportation: Meals, Snacks and Beverages
Special Notes for Potential Cast: Also being able to speak French is a PLUS, but not a requirement!
Please email if interested.
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