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Amazon TV Pilot 'Point of Honor' Casting Call for Speaking Roles

Production for the new Civil War series 'Point of Honor' is ramping up.

According to Variety, Amazon.com has ordered a pilot of "Point of Honor" a historical drama about a Virginia family divided days before the American Civil War. The TV pilot is written by Carlton Cuse from "Lost" and Randall Wallace. Wallace is set to direct the TV pilot and it will be executive produced by Barry Jossen, a former ABC Studios Executive. Filming will take place in Central Virginia and Arvold Casting will be casting actors for principal roles in the TV Pilot. Here's the casting call breakdown for "Point of Honor".

Amazon TV Pilot 'Point of Honor'

Title: “Point of Honor” Pilot: SAG-AFTRA, new media contract Produced by: ABC Signature & Amazon Studios Director: Randall Wallace Writers: Carlton Cuse & Randall Wallace Exec. Producers: Randall Wallace, Carlton Cuse, Barry Jossen Producer: Bob Simon VA Casting Directors: Erica Arvold & Anne Chapman Shoot dates: September 9 – September 26, 2014 Shoot location: Richmond/Central VA area Auditions: In person, starting August 26th thru August 30th OR via self-tape. Callbacks: TBD (Sunday, August 31st – Friday, September 5th) Pay rate: SAG Scale

All roles are “local” or “modified local” hires (must reside within 500 miles of Richmond, VA). SEEKING: LOCKWOOD – 20s, Caucasian. Male. A rising cadet from West Point who joins the Union Army with his fellow cadet, Robert (CAST). (3 SCENES / 4 LINES). Equestrian skills preferred. [CO-STAR> Possible recurring. LLOYD SWANN – 45, Caucasian. Male. The proprietor of a rustic tavern and the Mayor of Lynchburg, he is big and menacing. (3 SCENES / 10 LINES). [CO-STAR] Possible recurring. VIRGIL – 35, African American. Male. A Point of Honor field slave who is known as the Landsman for his skill with agriculture. (5 SCENES / 5 LINES). [CO-STAR] ADOLPHUS – 50s – 60s, African American. Male. A nearly deaf Point of Honor slave who reacts to news delivered by John (CAST) and Kate (CAST). (1 SCENE / 3 LINES). [CO-STAR] HANY – 23, African American. Female. A Point of Honor slave who carries out an order from the white overseer. (1 SCENE / 1 LINE) [CO-STAR] MR. CRADDOCK – 50s, Caucasian. Male. An aristocratic businessman, Craddock bulls his way into conversations. (2 SCENES / 3 LINES) [CO-STAR] BEN HOWLAND – 20s, Caucasian. Male. A young Virginian who is riding with Garland (CAST) when they confront a scouting party of Union soldiers. Equestrian skills preferred. (8 SCENES / 6 LINES) [CO-STAR] WINTHROP – 20’s – 40’s, Caucasian. Male. Lead Union soldier in a scouting party that confronts a group of Southern supporters. Equestrian skills preferred. (3 SCENES / 6 LINES) [CO-STAR] CALHOUN – 20s, Caucasian. Male. A West Point cadet from South Carolina who wholeheartedly supports the South’s secession from the United States. (1 SCENE / 3 LINES) [CO-STAR] CHARLES STOREY – Late teens – Early 20’s, Caucasian. Male. A charming young man who enjoys socializing at a local party. (2 SCENES / 2 LINES) [CO-STAR] BLANCHARD – 20s, Caucasian. Male. A West Point cadet who saddles his horse with other cadets to ride South and join the Confederate Army. Equestrian skills preferred. (1 SCENE / 1 LINE) [CO-STAR] KEEGAN – 23, Caucasian. Male. A portly Union soldier who tells his fellow soldiers stories while on a scout. Equestrian skills preferred. (1 SCENE / 1 LINE) [CO-STAR] FRENCH PAINTER – Any age, Caucasian. Male. A French painter who paints a canvas at a local party. Authentic French accent required. (1 SCENE / 1 LINE) [CO-STAR] PANICKED YANKEE – 20s, Caucasian. Male. A terrified Union infantrymen who flees from invading Confederate soldiers. (1 SCENE / 1 LINE) [CO-STAR] UNION SOLDIER – 20s – 30s, Caucasian. Male. A soldier on the front guard who confronts a group of Southern supporters. (1 SCENE / 1 LINE) [CO-STAR] RIDER – 20s – 30s, Caucasian. Male. A military messenger who must deliver important news on horseback. Equestrian skills preferred. (1 SCENE / 1 LINE) [CO-STAR] To submit directly for the pilot, make sure to follow the casting director's instructions. If you do NOT have an agent or an Actor’s Access account, you may submit yourself directly by email by following the ONLINE SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS below. ONLINE SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS: STEP #1: Please send your headshot and resume in PDF format to[email protected] (also copy the resume into the body of the email if possible, please do not worry about formatting) ASAP. Use the following SUBJECT HEADING for your submission (personalized to YOU): YOUR FIRST AND LAST NAME, ROLE, Point of Honor For example: JOHN SMITH, MR. CRADDOCK, Point of Honor STEP #2: Please fill in the form at the following link: Arvold Casting POINT OF HONOR Submission Form If you are able to email your headshot & resume and fill out this form successfully, your submission is considered complete!

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