01
Mar
12

Casting Call notice for Short Film “Retrograde”

PRODUCTION TITLE: Retrograde (EXCERPT)

UNION/NON UNION: Non-Union Production

TYPE: Independent

EXECUTIVE PRODUCER: James Tharpe

WRITTEN BY: Jim Tharpe

PRODUCITON COMPANY: The Horne Brothers

DIRECTOR’S: The Horne Brothers

SCHEDULE: June

LENGTH: Short Film Exerpt (15 minutes)

PROJECT FORMAT: 16:9 HD

 

AUDITION LOCATION: 781 Wheeler St Studio 2

Atlanta, GA 30318

 

SHOOTING LOCATION: Atlanta / To Be Announced

 

*Auditions: Saturday, March 3, 2012 12:30–3PM


COMPENSATION: For principle roles only

 

*(Please note all auditions will be given a specific time within this window)

Call Backs: April 1st, 2012 6:00 – 10:00 PM

SYNOPSIS:

It’s the late 1970’s in Atlanta GA, a sociopathic Vietnam veteran with a passion for his band’s original music runs afoul of the local mob and resorts to wartime tactics to set things right so that he and his band will have chance of “making it.”

 

CASTING FOR THE ROLES:

 

THE BAND

BEN White male late 20’s lead singer

L.A. JIM White male late 20, long curly black hair, plays the guitar in the band RETROGRADE

CW White male late 20’s. small skinny frame, with black medium length curly hair. Plays the drums.

CHRIS White Male late 20’s, looks like American Idol’s Bo Bice

TURK TAYLOR African American (Horn player shoots up heroin, thin wirily)

JAMAL African American (Horn player not in to drugs as much )
MARCIA White 28 Years Old, gorgeous blonde or red head, shoulder length-long hair (nurse by day)

SUNDAY White female, early 20’s, dark hair, great body, very beautiful

 

CLUB WORKER

BOUNCER Big Black Muscular, A lot of mouth until Mr B, and gangsters come around

BARTENDER Black Male, Big in size

PAUL SALLY Black Male mid 30’s overweight

 

GANGSTER MOB

MR. B Big Italian with a no nonsense attitude, doesn’t believe in vampires with a foul mouth)

TONY Slick southernism Italian, medium to short, slight build business man who works for Mr. B

CRUSHER HUGE, Sidekick to Tony

 

FEMALE ROLES

KAT White early 20’s, voluptuous stripper

DIXIE Any Ethnicity 17 yrs old, hot young, beautiful innocent & sweet looking BUT quite the opposite

EUGENIA Any Ethnicity, short slender, can’t tell her age, could be a man or woman

YVONNE African American, likes entertainers, high maintenance has bad attitude

Please bring your head shot!!! For those who are not available for this casting call, but still want to audition and are available for the shooting dates, please send your head shot to the following email address for consideration…CASTING@thbfilms.com

 

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