Thursday, October 6, 2022

Local production company puts out casting call

WILMINGTON — Honey Head Films has opened a casting call for a proof-of-concept trailer for the locally written film, “Prophets,” by JR Rodriguez. The film follows the story of a rookie cop who is investigating the kidnapping of two girls and discovers an historic underground group of vigilantes. The director is Erika Edwards.

More than a dozen roles are being cast for the shoot on Aug. 6 and 7, with pay rate of $50 for a half day.

Roles available include:

  • LAZARUS — 30s, female, mixed ethnicity. A member of an underground group of vigilantes. Extremely articulate. Shoot Date: 8/6, afternoon/evening
  • TISHA – 15, female, African American. Full of life, but tough as nails. Best friends with Esther. Shoot Date: 8/7 I afternoon/evening
  • ESTHER – 15, female, caucasian. Constantly picking at her mom. Best friends with Tisha. Shoot Date: 8/7, afternoon/evening
  • VIVIAN – 65-75, female, caucasian. She is sharp with her tongue but fair with her heart. Shoot Date: 8/7, afternoon/evening
  • THUG 1 – Male, any ethnicity. Kidnaps Esther and Tisha. Shoot date: 8/17, afternoon/evening
  • THUG 2 – Male, any ethnicity. Kidnaps Esther and Tisha. Shoot date: 8/17, afternoon/evening
  • BUYER 1 – 40s/50s, male, caucasian. Comes to Solomon’s warehouse to purchase a young girl. Shoot Date: 8/7, afternoon/evening
  • BUYER 2 – 50s/60s, male, caucasian. Comes to Solomon’s warehouse to purchase a young girl. Shoot Date: 8/7, afternoon/evening

Interested parties should submit a head shot, résumé and reel to: erika@honeyheadfilms.com, and put in the subject line: “PROPHETS” and list “ROLE.”


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Shea Carver
Shea Carver is the editor in chief at Port City Daily. A UNCW alumna, Shea worked in the print media business in Wilmington for 22 years before joining the PCD team in October 2020. She specializes in arts coverage — music, film, literature, theatre — the dining scene, and can often be tapped on where to go, what to do and who to see in Wilmington. When she isn’t hanging with her pup, Shadow Wolf, tending the garden or spinning vinyl, she’s attending concerts and live theater.

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