West Michigan Casting Call for 'A Dog for Christmas'
BeYourOwnHollywood.com and Joel Paul Reisig will be holding Open Casting Calls for the feature length comedy, A Dog for Christmas, to be filmed in Rockford the January.
The film's stars include: Sherman Hemsley, star of the popular sitcom, The Jeffersons, Dustin Diamond of Saved by the Bell, and Richard Karn of Home Improvement.
When: Wednesday, December 7, 2011
Time: 12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: 741 Kenmoor, Grand Rapids, MI 49546
The production will be hiring both union and non-union actors and have paid and unpaid roles available. All actors receive an IMDB credit:
Dave – Male Lead. Jewish or Jewish looking, 35 – 50. Must have great comedic timing. Only experienced actors for this role.
Janet – Female lead. Age 32 – 45. Caucasian, female - actress with a strong background in film acting
Grandpa – grumpy old Jewish man. Comedic timing and dramatic
Matt – bit of hard edge to him, a manager or small business owner on his brief vacation. 35 – 50
Susanna – Amazing character role for the right actress! 30 – 50. Ex party girl who is now a bit burnt out, she's borderline crazy, possibly homeless, and always a bit buzzed. Would have been really hot ten or so years ago.
Tom – Black male, 35 – 45. Calm, educated, suburban dad.
3 women to play wives – ages 30 – late 40s. limited lines but screen time and scenes, strong improv skills are a plus.
College guy – good looking, must be a strong ice skater and willing to do his own stunts. One day of shooting, about three lines.
Hostess – Asian women with a very strong accent. 18+ years old - One day of shooting, full back and forth scene.
Waiter – Asian man, any age, with very strong accent. 18+ years old
Check out girl – girl working at the grocery store. Age 18 – 25
Wesley's Wife – African American woman, age 60 or over
Office worker – male 30 – 60
Officer worker – female 30 – 60
Office boss – male 45 – 65
Family's kids – boys and girls age 9 and under. Multiple days. A few of the kids will have a couple of lines. Must be professional on set. Most days filming will be during Christmas break
Earl's sons – two boys age 11 – 13 Lots of screen time
Extras – please give us your email if you would like to be an extra for a day or two!!!
All actors are asked to bring a headshot and resumé to casting call. A parent or guardian MUST accompany children.
Questions can be sent to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Wednesday, December 07, 2011