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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