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"Country Hurt" SAG Feature Film Casting Call for Lead Role

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Casting call: Lead role in SAG feature film "Country Hurt" in Atlanta, GA.

Big Picture Casting has announced an open casting call for a young adult male actor to play the lead role of Tony Raymond in an upcoming Screen Actors Guild (SAG) feature film. This is a unique opportunity for aspiring actors fitting the specific criteria to star in a significant film project.

The character Tony Raymond is a central figure in the film, known for his prowess as a two-time Alabama 5A State Defensive Player of the Year. Despite his on-field ferocity, Tony is a quiet and humble young man, earning him the nickname "Country Hurt."

Key Characteristics:

  • Age Range: The actor should be between 18 to 25 years old, capable of convincingly portraying a 17-18-year-old character.
  • Ethnicity: The role calls for a white actor.
  • Gender: Male.
  • Physical Requirements: The ideal candidate will be around 6'2" and weigh approximately 260lbs.

Tony hails from Laney, Alabama, and is a formidable high school defensive end. His passion off the field includes working on motorcycles, and he views football as a means to stay out of trouble. His quiet demeanor and humble nature are defined by his personality, complemented by a Southern accent.

Scenes and Responsibilities

The chosen actor will take on the lead role, appearing in multiple scenes throughout the film. Responsibilities include:

  • Portraying Tony Raymond with depth and authenticity.
  • Collaborating closely with the director and fellow actors.
  • Committing to the character's development, including understanding his background and motivations.
  • Being available for all filming dates and participating in rehearsals as scheduled.
  • Requirements for Applicants
  • Fit the physical and age profile as described.
  • Ability to perform with a convincing Southern accent.
  • Availability for shooting from December 4-29, 2023, in Atlanta, GA.
  • Previous acting experience is preferred but not mandatory.
  • Membership in SAG or willingness to join as per the project's union status.

The role offers competitive pay following SAG feature film rates. Specific payment terms will be provided upon selection. This casting call represents a significant opportunity for a young actor who fits the profile and possesses the requisite talent to take on a lead role in a feature film with a strong character arc.

Interested actors who meet the criteria and wish to embark on an exciting journey portraying Tony Raymond are encouraged to apply. This could be the break that launches a promising acting career!

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SAG Feature Film Casting Call for Lead Role

Job Overview:

Big Picture Casting is seeking a young adult male actor for the lead role of Tony Raymond in an upcoming SAG feature film. This pivotal character is a two-time Alabama 5A State Defensive Player of the Year with a quiet and humble demeanor, nicknamed "Country Hurt."

Role: Tony Raymond

  • Age of Actor: 18 to 25 years old to play a character who is 17-18 years old.
  • Ethnicity: White.
  • Gender: Male.
  • Physical Requirements: Approximately 6'2" and 260 lbs.
  • Character Backstory: Hailing from Laney, AL, Tony is a formidable high school defensive end. Off the field, he has a passion for working on motorcycles and believes football keeps him out of trouble.
  • Personality: Tony is quiet, humble, and carries a Southern accent.
  • Scenes: The actor will lead multiple scenes throughout the film.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Portray the character of Tony Raymond with depth and authenticity.
  • Work closely with the director and other actors to bring the script to life.
  • Commit to the development of the character, including understanding his background and motivations.
  • Be available for all filming dates and participate in rehearsals as scheduled.

Requirements:

  • Must fit the physical and age profile of the character as described.
  • Should be able to perform with a convincing Southern accent.
  • Must be available to shoot from December 4-29, 2023, in Atlanta, GA.
  • Previous acting experience is preferred, especially in lead roles, but not mandatory.
  • Must be a member of SAG or willing to become one as per the project's union status.

Compensation Details:

  • The role offers competitive pay by SAG feature film rates.
  • Specific payment terms will be discussed upon selection.

This is a significant opportunity for a young actor with the right look and talent to star in a feature film with a strong character arc.

Interested? Apply Now!

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