Phoenix, AZ Film – Paid

My Name is Nobody

Location: Phoenix, AZ

Type: Film

Open Casting Call

Production title: My Name is Nobody

Union/Non-Union: Non-Union

Production Type: Feature Film

Project Length: 120 Minutes

Posted: Wednesday, October 9, 2013

Production Location: Arizona and New York

Production Company: Little Books Little Films, LLC

Company Website: littlebookslittlefilms.com

Director: Phillip Penza

Producer: Phillip Penza, Ron Briskman

Writer: Phillip Penza

Audition Location: Melrose Kitchen 4306 N. 7th Ave. Phoenix, AZ 85013

Email: littlebookslittlefilms@gmail.com

Audition Dates: October 21, 22 & 23, 2013 5-10pm

Synopsis:
“My Name is Nobody” is based on the novel of the same title by Phillip Penza. This is the story of a boy becoming a man in 1970’s New York. He struggles with racial prejudice, true love and loss, and finding out what it takes to survive life from the streets of New York to the military a very young age.

Character Bios:

Young Phillip: Black Hispanic male age 12-16 struggles with school and racial prejudice, has to fight everyday, must deal with broken family

Teenage Phillip: Black Hispanic male age 16-25, in good physical shape, mentally tough, falls in love, joins the military, boxes

Older Phillip: Black Hispanic male age 45-60, troubled by the strain of life, love, loss and hurt

Mike Z: White male age 14-20, high school boy, very intelligent

Esteban: Hispanic male age 14-20, high school gang leader, very tough

Delores: Black female age 35-45, mother of 4, strong and courageous woman that leaves abusive marriage, becomes police officer in New York, shares insight and wisdom about life with her children

Mr. Penza: Black Puerto Rican male age 35-45, abusive husband and father, alcohol and drug addict

Connie: Female age 20-30, beautiful Hispanic, dedicated nurse, falls in love

Drill Sergeant Starks: Male age 30-50 leads with attitude, doesn’t accept disrespect or failure

Sister One: Black female age 14-19, Phillip’s older sister, tough and blunt

Sister Two: Black female age 13-18, Phillip’s younger sister

Deli Owner: White male age 40-60 must deal with teenagers in his restaurant

Deli Punk: Hispanic male age 18-25 gang member causes trouble in deli

Roach: Italian male age 16-25 tough and strong, good physical shape, prejudice bully, boxes

Young White Doctor: White male age 30-40

Vice Principal: Female age 25-45 has meeting with Phillip’s mother

Roach Groupie 1: Italian male age 18-25 high school gang member

Roach Groupie 2: Italian male age 18-25 high school gang member

Ref in Roach Fight: White Italian male age 30-50 racist referee for boxing match

Ref in Army Champ Fight: Male age 30-50 referee for boxing match

Recruit with the Hair: White Italian male age 18-30 army recruit

Principal: White male age 40-60, has meeting with Phillip’s mother

NCO 1: White male age 35-55 prejudice

NCO 2: White male age 35-55 prejudice

Mike Z’s Mom: White female age 40-50 sad, in mourning, proud mother

Private Liddel Proswick: White male age 18-30 from Atlanta

Jewelry Store Owner: White male age 35-50, frugal businessman

Gooch: White male age 20-35 good physical shape, in military with Phillip, cocky, very deliberate

Bubba: Black male age 20-35, large muscular build, thick like a linebacker, very tough, quiet man of few words, in military with Phillip

Dr. Moore: Ethnic male (India, Middle Eastern, etc) age 35-50

Doctor: White Jewish male age 45-60, stubborn, set in his ways

Corporal Walle: White Iowan redneck age 25-45 army tough

Company Commander: White male age 40-55

Commanding Officer: White male age 45-60 racist

Colonel Randall: White male age 45-55

Army Champ: White male age 25-35, good physical shape, boxing scene with Phillip, racist

7 of Crowns Goon 1: Hispanic male age 18-25 member of Hispanic gang

7 of Crowns Goon 2: Hispanic male age 18-25 member of Hispanic gang

7 of Crowns Gangster 1: Hispanic male age 18-25 member of Hispanic gang

7 of Crowns Gangster 2: Hispanic male age 18-25 member of Hispanic gang

Bellhop: Brazilian male age 25-45 bellhop at high end hotel in Brazil

Carlos: Brazilian male age 30-50 upper management employee of high end hotel in Brazil

Payment: Paid

Phoenix AZ Film

City or Location of call: Phoenix, AZ
Please submit to: littlebookslittlefilms@gmail.com by 2013-10-17

This casting notice was posted by: Little Books Little Films,LLC

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