ENGLAND: actors (m), 18-75 English spkrs, for a graduation film in Leeds [E]

ref # 157045

closing date: This casting is now closed

project title: ‘The Rising Sun'
production type: short film
pay: expenses

looking for:
based in/around: Leeds, England

about the project

For a graduation film of students of the Leeds Beckett University.

’The Rising Sun’ follows a group of old men who indulge in old habits (gambling, drinking, smoking) contrary to family/doctor’s advice. At a poker game the main character, John,  suffers a stroke and he decides to conceal his condition in order to see out the game.

Filming dates 30th March to 2nd April 2022.

Shooting locations are in Pudsley, Morley and Batley.

Travel and food expenses will be covered.


Looking to fill the following roles:
role 1 | actors | male
playing age: 65 - 75
role languages: English
role ethnicities: White
For the character of REGGIE
Reggie is a simple man who likes to keep things simple and unproblematic, even though he discards his health and duties to his family; alongside his friends. He's the voice of reason within the group and best friend to JOHN, the lead.
role 2 | actors | male
playing age: 30 - 45
role languages: English
role ethnicities: White
For the character of DAVE (Supporting role)
Dave is a pushover and does his best to avoid confrontation.
Needed for one scene - at an awkward family dinner.
role 3 | actors | male
playing age: 18 - 20
role languages: English
role ethnicities: White
For the character of ZACK (Supporting role).
Zack is on the weaker side and looks for approval when wanting to speak.
Needed for one scene - at an awkward family dinner.

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