Project Casting
Mississippi, United States
Posted about 1 month ago

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TV & Video

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Job Description

This History Channel series shooting in Natchez, MS, will feature stories of legendary jailbreaks, and will require actors to play real-life historical characters. All roles are silent on camera. Morgan Casting is seeking talented performers who can bring these roles to life through convincing action! They would love to cast as closely as possible in look, height, and eye color; however, please do not limit your suggestion based on eye color & feel free to go up or down a few inches with height. NOTE: COVID testing will be required of all performers and covered by production. All talent must be non-union.  

FRANK MORRIS, age 35. Height 5’7.5”. About 135 lbs with a narrow build. Hazel eyes, dark hair, with several tattoos. Morris was a career criminal, said to have an IQ of 133. Pays $200/day.

CLARENCE ANGLIN, age 31. Height 5’11.5”. About 168 lbs. Hazel eyes, light complexion. $200/day

JOHN ANGLIN, age 32. Height 5’10”. Medium build, about 140 lbs. Blue eyes, blond hair, with a small scar on left cheek. Pays $200/day 

ALLEN WEST, age 33. Slight build. Strawberry blond hair. Hot headed and aggressive. Pays $200/day.

WHITEY BULGER, age 31. Height 5’7”. Blonde hair, blue eyes. Pays $150/day 

DAVID SWEAT, age 35. Height 5’11”. Wiry, about 165 lbs. Green eyes, receding brown hairline. Quiet, reserved, calculating and meticulous. Pays $200/day.

RICHARD MATT, age 49. Height 6’. Portly, approx. 210 lbs. Coiffed black hair with hazel eyes. Charming, with a vicious side. Pays $200/day. 

JOYCE “TILLY” MITCHELL, age 51. Height 5'5”-5'8”, shoulder-length blonde hair; glasses. Seems meek and mild, but really isn’t. Pays $200/day. Pays $200/day.

GENE PALMER, age 57. Approx. 6', stocky build. Blue eyes. Balding grey hair and goatee facial hair. Pays $200/day.

GENERAL EXTRAS needed for WEEK 1: White males. 25-59 years. Playing guards, prisoners, bank staff, etc. $100/day ($100/12hrs.) All extras must work as local hire to Natchez, MS.