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Chain Reaction - Independent Feature Film Open Casting Call for Several Lead Roles in Park Forest, Illinois

Casting directors are looking for actors in an new independent feature film filming in Park Forest, Illinois.

  WHEN: MONDAY, DECEMBER 16TH, 2014 from 11a - 7p WHERE: NATHAN MANILOW THEATER - 410 Lakewood Blvd, Park Forest, IL 60466 HOW: If you are interested in knowing more OR setting up an appointment please email your head shot and resume to [email protected] and the role you prefer, so we can send out the proper sides. Please prepare a monologue and sides will be provided. **No Phone Calls Please.** COMPENSATION: Travel Pay, Film Credit [IMDB, Etc>, DVD of Final, Good Food, Good Times SHOOT DATES: JANUARY 16 -18, 2014 LEAD CHARACTERS Age Height/Build Ethnicity Alexander "Lex" Jones 17 Tall/Slender Black Co-Lead. Clean-cut face. Goatee acceptable. Reserved demeanor. Humble book intelligence. Introvert of high moral. Must "look" seventeen, but older actor is preferable. Derick "Rell" Ferrell 17 Short/Stocky or Heavy Non Black Co-Lead. Cocky, self-assured. Gruff and rugged facial demeanor. Quick witted but simple. Loyal with high level street smarts. Must "look" seventenn, but older actor is preferable. Hooded Man 35-45 Any/Muscular or Solid Any The Villian. Authentic/intriguing facial apperance. Tattoss and piercings acceptable but not requried. Light skin preferable. Blue, Grn, Hazel colored eyes preferable. Marcus Jones 13 Any Any The little brother. Endearing and likable. Naïve and simple. Few lines. Still naïve to the realities of the real world. Tag-a-long. Must "look" thirteen, but older actor is preferable. BIT CHARACTERS Age Height/Build Ethnicity Henchman #1 Henchman #2 Henchman #3 18-25 18-25 18-25 Tall/Medium or Stocky Tall/Medium or Stocky Tall/Medium or Stocky ANY ANY ANY Carbon copy thugs. The silent but deadly type. Few lines. Must be good with facial expression. Extreme looks reqd: Tattoos, Piercings, Body art, Rare eye color, Hairstyles Homeless Man 25-35 ANY ANY Semi-comical character. Must be able to turn small part into over-the-top scene stealer. Unkept appearance. Ragged facial hair. Eccentric speaking pattern/accent. Young "Lex" 13 Tall/Slender Black Average body type. Above average height. Shy and Quiet. Reserved. Introvert Must "look" thirteen, but older is preferable. Young "Rell" 13 Short/Stocky or Heavy Non Black A "chubby" kid. If Caucasian, red hair is preferable. Loud mouth. Quick witted. Must "look" thirteen, but older is preferable. Few Lines Mom 35-45 ANY Black Your basic mom. Loving, caring. Few lines. Face weathered from years of long hours, hard work and the stress of raising two boys alone. B/G CHARACTERS Age Height/Build Ethnicity Drunk Driver 25-35 ANY ANY Semi-comical character. Must be able to turn small part into over-the-top scene stealer. Clean Cut. Plain Jane or Joe. Suit-n-Tie Guy. No lines. This is an equal opportunity production, EOP. All races and ethnic groups are welcome and encouraged to audition. The more diverse the better. All age ranges are relative to character. Actor may be any age but must look age required.