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Feature Film Casting Call for Principal Speaking Roles

Casting directors are now casting principal speaking roles for a new movie filming in Chicago, Illinois. Auditions start on Monday, September 18th and producers are looking for the following types:

  • Joanne: Women, Ages 55-60, Any ethnicity - Billie's co-worker. Joanne has been beaten down by decades of working for Market Media Outreach. Quiet, unassuming, and bland. Joanne passes the time at her cubicle quietly managing her candy-making company online, unbeknownst to everyone.
    • Shoots 9/23 and 9/26
    • Principal
  • Flower Shop Guy: Men, Ages 20-30, Any ethnicity - Hipster. Straight. Into flowers like he's into his brand of specialty coffee.
    • Shoots 9/28
    • Featured
  • George: Men, Ages 40-50, Hispanic - George had dreams of becoming a "real" photographer, but unfortunately has never risen above doing weddings. He's doing his best, but it's definitely not where he wants to be in life.
    • Shoots 9/21 and 9/22
    • Featured
  • Pastor: Women, Ages 40-50, Non-Caucasian - Warm, engaging, inclusive. One of the leader's of the church, she is a known voice in an open and engaged community. She is very proud to be presiding over a lesbian wedding at her church.
    • Shoots 9/21 and 9/22
    • Principal
Details surrounding the movie have not been released however, Focus Features is the production company behind some of the biggest movies in Hollywood including Brad Pitt's Burn After Reading, Atomic Blonde and Brokeback Mountain. To audition for a role in the movie, check out the casting call breakdown below.

Feature Film Casting Call

Production Company Focus Features Director Sonia Sebastian Producers Lisa Cordileone, Amy Dellagiarino, Eugene Sun Park, and Angie Gaffney Casting Director Sarah Clark Casting Associate Caitlin Coleman Union Status SAG-AFTRA (Modified-Low contract) Rate SAG Scale Submissions Due ASAP Auditions Monday, September 18th Shoot Day Varies by role Submission Instructions
  • Please send a current headshot and résumé to [email protected]
  • Please include all contact information (cell phone + email address) in your submission.
  • Title your email FA_RoleName_ActorName
  • Absolutely no phone calls.
 

Breakdown of Roles

  • Joanne: Women, Ages 55-60, Any ethnicity - Billie's co-worker. Joanne has been beaten down by decades of working for Market Media Outreach. Quiet, unassuming, and bland. Joanne passes the time at her cubicle quietly managing her candy-making company online, unbeknownst to everyone.
    • Shoots 9/23 and 9/26
    • Principal
  • Flower Shop Guy: Men, Ages 20-30, Any ethnicity - Hipster. Straight. Into flowers like he's into his brand of specialty coffee.
    • Shoots 9/28
    • Featured
  • George: Men, Ages 40-50, Hispanic - George had dreams of becoming a "real" photographer, but unfortunately has never risen above doing weddings. He's doing his best, but it's definitely not where he wants to be in life.
    • Shoots 9/21 and 9/22
    • Featured
  • Pastor: Women, Ages 40-50, Non-Caucasian - Warm, engaging, inclusive. One of the leader's of the church, she is a known voice in an open and engaged community. She is very proud to be presiding over a lesbian wedding at her church.
    • Shoots 9/21 and 9/22
    • Principal
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If you are not local and/or do not fit the description, do not apply