CASTING CALL - TIMMINS
Published on Feb 11, 2015
TWO LOVERS AND BEAR CASTING BREAKDOWN STORYLINE: Set in a small town of 200 near the North Pole where roads lead to nowhere, the story follows Roman (DeHaan) and Lucy (Maslany), two burning souls who come together to make a leap for life and inner peace.
Production Title: Two Lovers And A Bear
Director: Kim Nguyen
Producer(s): Roger Frappier, Ellen Hamilton, Jonathan Bronfman
Supervising Producer: Daniel Bekerman
Production Manager: Jason Jallet
Shooting Location: Timmins, Ontario
Casting Director: Melissa A Smith
Deadline for Submissions: February 20, 2015 (Submit ASAP)
Audition(s): February 25, 2015 - Timmins, ON
Shooting Dates: March 15 - April 17, 2015
ACTRA PRINCIPAL ROLES: [TWIN OTTER PILOT] Open Ethnicity, 25-32 yrs., Male. A good actor who carries cockiness and tends to be a smart ass.
[AMERICAN HUNTER #1] Open Ethnicity, 35 - 50 yrs. Male. A good actor, a little chubby.
[MAN IN HIS THIRTIES] Open Ethnicity, 29 - 39 yrs. Male. Good actor with a beard.
[PETER] INUIT, 29 - 40 yrs. Male. Someone with acting chops.
[JOHANNAH] INUIT, 29 - 25 yrs. Female. Good actor. MUST BE INUIT.
[EMMA] 40’s. Female. Think Frances McDormand in Fargo - a little like her.
[INUIT GRANDMOTHER] MUST BE INUIT. 60’s+. Female. Strong character, perhaps small in stature.
[YOUNG INUIT BOY] MUST BE INUIT. 6 - 12 yrs. Male. Will be required to simulate eating raw fish out of delight.
[YOUNG INUIT FRIEND] MUST BE INUIT. 6 - 13 yrs. Male.
[LINDA] OPEN ETHNICITY. 25 - 35 yrs. Taxi Customer. Female. Fairly round, has an air of kindness to her.
[MUSLIM AIRLINE AGENT] MIDDLE EASTERN. Female. 25 - 40’s.
[YOUNG ADULT] INUIT. 18 - 24 yrs.
[LUCY’S TAXI CLIENT] OPEN ETHNICITY. Male. 28 - 40 yrs. Tall with grey hair.
[FIRING TEENAGER #1] INUIT. Male. 14 - 18 yrs.
[FIRING TEENAGER #2] INUIT. Male. 14 -18 yrs.
[FIRING TEENAGER #3] CAUCASIAN. Male. 14 - 18 yrs.
[FIRING TEENAGER #4] CAUCASIAN. Male. 14 - 18 yrs.
[AIRPORT WORKER] CAUCASIAN. 25 - 34 yrs. Think Michael Cera. Dangly, everything he does has rubber in it.
[AMPUTATED MAN] CAUCASIAN. 30 - 55 yrs. A real amputated man, with both legs amputated to the bottom or to the top of the knee.
[INUIT INDIVIDUALS] MUST BE INUIT. Men, Women, Children, Babies. All ages welcome!
[JOHANNAH’S GIRLFRIENDS] ANY ETHNICITY. 16 - 18 yrs. Female.
[LUCY’S FRIENDS] INUIT & CAUCASIAN, 20’s, thin & overweight.
[GENERAL STORE PATRONS] 17 - 45. Any ethnicity/gender. Some overweight.
SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS: Please follow the submissions instructions carefully. Failure to submit the necessary information will result in your submission being discarded.
NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE. ALL INQUIRIES ARE TO BE DIRECTED TO firstname.lastname@example.org
To be considered for a principal or background role in TWO LOVERS & A BEAR please email email@example.com with the following:
- Full Name
- Date of Birth
- Headshot (Colour photo in jpeg format)
- The role(s) you are interested in being considered for.
- Union status (ACTRA, Apprentice or Non-Union)
- Most reliable contact number(s) - home/cell.
- City where you reside.
- Height/Weight For all interested, your subject line should read: TWO LOVERS AND A BEAR - <INSERT NAME>, <INSERT ROLE>
Please ensure that you are available to audition in Timmins, ON on February 25th and that you are available for the filming dates.