Casting Call Tyler Perry’s “The Haves and The Have Nots”


Casting Call – TV Show Pilot “The Haves and The Have Nots” (Atlanta, GA)


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This will be an amazing opportunity for all aspiring actors. If you are interested in being apart of “The Haves and Haves nots” on the OWN Network leave us a comment below and let us know why you should be considered. 

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Casting Directors are currently seeking acting talent for a 1-hour drama for the OWN network called “The Haves and the Have Nots”. The show focuses on the dynamics between the affluent Cryer family and the impoverished family of Hanna, the housekeeper. Both families have many obstacles and many secrets. This project will be filmed in Atlanta, GA in the Spring of 2013.

Tyler Perry recently joined with Oprah Winfrey’s Television Network, OWN, to produce two new television shows. Tyler Perry signed a multi-year deal to produce two scripted shows that are targeted for a mid-2013 premiere.

“I have been looking forward to the day when we would be in the position to enter the world of scripted televisoin. That day has come,” Oprah Winfrey, CEO of OWN said in a statement. “We are all energized by the opportunity to collaborate with Tyler who has a proven track record for producing highly succesful cable series. He has an incredible ability to illuminate life stories and characters in his unique voice and inspires and encourages people all over the world”.

Tyler Perry has created a list of sitcom hits for TBS, including “House of Payne” and “Meet the Browns.” Perry will also write, direct, and executive produce both new shows on the OWN network.

“It’s a dream realized to partner with Oprah and bring scripted programming to OWN,” Perry said recently. “She has accomplished so much with the network and I’m excited to work with her to be a part of its continued growth.”

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Casting Breakdown

Union: SAG
Audition Date: 10/8/2012,10/9/2012,10/10/2012,10/11/2012,10/12/2012,10/5/2012
Shoot Date: TBD
Audition Location: Atlanta
Shoot Location: Atlanta
Pay Rate: TBD

Submission Deadline: 10/4/2012


[HANNA] Lead / Female / late 40’s – 50’s / African American
Hanna is very attractive. She is an extremely virtuous woman who has worked as a maid for quite some time. She is the mother of two children, CANDACE and BENNY. Wardrobe: Casual.

[CANDACE] Lead / Female / mid 20’s / African American
Candace is an exceptionally beautiful medical school student living a very secretive double life. She is manipulative and scurrilous; she will stop at nothing to get what she wants. Her mother, HANNA, is an experienced maid. They have an estranged relationship.
[JIM CRYER] Lead / Male / 50’s / Caucasian
Jim is a very wealthy and attractive businessman, he is in excellent physical shape for his age. His wife KATHERYN, is an heiress trying to tend to the affairs of her family and household. They have two children. AMANDA, who is a well behaved medical school student and WYATT, who is in rehab due to drug addiction. He has a very strained relationship with his son due to his son’s drug addiction. Jim has a secret that is in jeopardy of being revealed that will negatively affect the relationship he has with his family.

[KATHERYN CRYER] Lead / Female / late 40’s – 50’s / Caucasian
Katheryn is a high society socialite who enjoys playing her role as a wealthy housewife. She tries to manage the affairs of her household and her family. She has two children in their 20’s, AMANDA and WYATT. She worries about her son who she and her husband had committed to a rehabilitation facility due to drug addiction.

[VERONICA] Lead / Female / 40’s / African American
Veronica is very attractive and is also a close friend of KATHERYN, a socialite. She is extremely pretentious and condescending; she is also very wealthy.

[DAVID] Supporting / Male / 50’s / African American
David and his wife VERONICA are very wealthy and are good friends with the affluent CRYER family. David is a successful financial planner.

[WYATT] Lead / Male / mid-late 20’s / Caucasian
Wyatt is strikingly handsome and has a great physique. As the son of the wealthy JIM and KATHERYN CRYER he has lived a life of great privilege. He is currently in rehab for drug addiction but he doesn’t think he has a problem. He is the black sheep of the family and often acts out.

[AMANDA] Lead / Female / early-mid 20’s / Caucasian
Amanda is the beautiful daughter of JIM and KATHERYN CRYER. She is a student in medical school and is a very good friend of fellow student, CANDACE. Amanda is well behaved and very different from her brother WYATT.

[BENNY] Supporting / Male / mid-late 20’s / African American
Benny is the son of HANNA, a maid and the brother of CANDACE. He maintains a strong relationship with his mother and his sister even though they are at odds with each other.

[CELINE] Supporting / Female / late 40’s / Hispanic
Celine is one of the maids for the CRYER family. She is a good friend of Hanna’s and helps her learn the ropes of the Cryer household.

[JEFFERY] Supporting / Male / mid 30’s / Caucasian
Jeffrey is Wyatt’s rehabilitation counselor. It is his job to shadow Wyatt while he’s away from the rehabilitation center.

For consideration, submit to [email protected] with the subject line, “THE HAVES AND THE HAVE NOTS”. Make sure to also include your name, phone number, age, ethnicity, what role you are submitting for, a headshot and resume.
*** Interviews are done by appointment ONLY. ***


This will be an amazing opportunity for all aspiring actors. If you are interested in being apart of “The Haves and Haves nots” on the OWN Network leave us a comment below and let us know why you should be considered. 


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