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Open Casting Call – 2 Male Leads in New Feature Film From the Producers of ‘Pariah’ & ‘Yelling to the Sky’

Open Casting Call - 2 Male Leads in New Feature Film From the Producers of 'Pariah' & 'Yelling to the Sky'

FYI actors! A new feature project which the producers of 2 critically-acclaimed films (Dee Rees’ "Pariah" and Victoria Mahoney’s "Yelling to the Sky") covered quite extensively on this blog, are attached to, is looking for actors to play 2 male leads. Details follow below:

CASTING NOTICE- MARTIAN 

(FILM/NEW YORK)

From writers Jameel Saleem ("Manhattan Love Story," "The Soul Man," "Exit Strategy"), Andre Robbins, and award winning writer/director Bobby Yan, as well as the Producers of the highly acclaimed "Pariah" (Nekissa Cooper) and "Yelling to the Sky" (Diane Houslin), "Martian" is a story that explores complex issues of sexual identity within one man’s journey towards self actualization and success in the music industry.

Chris Mars: 23 – Male, African American: Young, good looking, charismatic and driven. After the tragic death of his father at a young age, he becomes the man of the house, but is determined to follow his dreams of becoming a musician. Riding a recent wave of success, he has to confront his sexual-identity and past, while being torn between his heart and what is “acceptable” for a mainstream artist. (Lead)

Mel: 27- Male, African American or Mixed –A complex individual, toughened by the streets, prison life, and a tainted past, he is Chris’s ride or die, by any means necessary. That is, until Chris’s new girlfriend and music success, drives a wedge between them. (Lead)

Actors must be comfortable with themes of homosexuality within the film.

We are holding auditions in New York City on January 28 – 3, 2015. Please submit your headshot, reel or links of your work, and resume with the character’s name in the subject line to martianthemovie@gmail.com for consideration. Low Budget. Pay.


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Comments

Skinny Corleone

YES YES !! You should POSt more Castings o your Blog for the NYC, DC, MIAMI, CHICAGO and LA areas

Jade Yorker

Ready to make one of the best movies ever.

Herve

So wait, I can just cast my project right here from S&A? Or do I have to be famous? Serious answer, please.

Reginald L. Barnes

I’ve sent out my info for the role of Mel as well… Good lluck on the project!

Nekisa

Thanks so much for posting, Tambay & Team Shadow & Act!

stp

Kevin Hart for Mel. Go for it!

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