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Actors Needed for Roles in Crime Drama Low Budget Indie Feature Film

Actors Needed for Roles in Crime Drama Low Budget Indie Feature Film

Florida, USA

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FAMILY SNAPSHOT: This film is based on true events that are taken from our news headlines.  A father and son who are ex-cons and have a jaded vision of what the world is around them, decide to plot a mass shooting and a massive event.  This will be my eighth feature length film and I plan on getting the film released to large platforms like Prime and Netflix.  The film is a dark drama and will be in black and white and will showcase many Tampa Bay landmarks and areas in a cinematic way.  We begin shooting the film in March around the Tampa Bay area.    

An ex-con and former white supremacy member, Jonathan Oswald is trying to get his life back together.  He has appointments with a mental health counselor who is trying to help him to stay on the right path.  Jonathan also is fighting a drug addiction and battling depression and mental illness.  He also is attractive to a woman who appears to be bi-racial who he meets at the mental health counselor’s office.   Things start to go downhill when his father is released from prison.  His father known as Big Oz served twenty years for armed robbery.  But he was also ahead of a white supremacy group and sold arms along with setting off explosives at minority owned businesses. His father is now an old man and is dealing with Alzheimer’s, but when he gets out he still believes he is in charge of the white supremacy group and wants to finish what he started and take this country back to where it belongs.  Big Oz plots a plan to set explosives somewhere and he wants to plan a mass shooting.  Jonathan is against all this at first and knows his father isn’t right in the head.  But Jonathan has his demons as well and is trying to fight them.  He tries to stay on the straight and arrow but things start to fall apart.  His mental health counselor finds him a job as a dish washer, but he only lasts one day on the job and is fired.  He tries to make advances to the woman he likes but it doesn’t work out for him.  He then gets back on drugs and starts to listen to his father and help him go ahead with his plans.The two have some failed attempts at some bombings and shootings.  No one is killed and no one is caught.  Eventually Big Oz’s illness catches up with him and his is forced to go to the hospital.  He is also is diagnosed with a brain tumor and is dying.  Jonathan watches his once strong willed father now a frail old man die in a hospital bed.  Jonathan is now determined to fulfill his father’s mission.Jonathan disguises as a police officer and plans a mass shooting at a big outside event.  He plan is quickly foiled when he is almost caught but he gets away.  Jonathan then murders two white supremacy members that were once his allies.  He then goes back to the mental health counselor’s office with a gun and plans to kill his social worker and everyone there.  Once in the building he has second thoughts about doing it.  Even looking at a young couple there with a child makes him now want to go through with it.  But he goes through with it killing his mental health counselor and everyone else there.   He then realizes he also shot and killed the woman he had feelings for.  He escapes the building before police arrival.He holds up in his home regretting what he did.  He hears on the news that police know who he is and are looking for him.  Jonathan sees the ghost of his father and talks to him.  Police are now on their way and he can hear them coming.  He also listens to the news as he hears them list the names of the people who died.  This drives Jonathan crazy and cries out.  He then puts the gun to his head and as police are about to come in he kills himself.

Please note: The film will be dealing with strong subject matter like mass shootings and racism, but no graphic violence or sex in the film.

Audition / Rehearsal / Production dates

We are expecting video auditions only. Production on the film will begin sometime this March in the Tampa Bay area. Please contact us if you have any questions.

Job payment

Paid - $50 per day


Lewis Jones

Black male in his mid to late 30's or early to mid 40's who is a mental health counselor.  He is well educated and often helps drug addicts on a sliding scale.  He is a good person with a big heart and tries to see the best in all people.  One of his clients is Jonathan Oswald who is an ex-con and former white supremacy member.  Jonathan is also dealing with opioid addiction are trying to get his life together and change his former ways.  Lewis is determined to help Jonathan despite his history.

Male, aged 30 to 50

Applications closed 16 February 2019.

Sasha Peron

Bi-racial young woman who is seeking help at a mental health counselor's office for depression and trying to commit suicide.  The counselor's name is Lewis Jones.  She has battle depression all her life and nothing is going right for her lately.  She lives with her mother who is an alcoholic.  Sasha is currently out of work and had to leave school due to finances.  Sasha is also very shy and timid.  In that same office she meets Jonathan Oswald who is an ex-con and former white supremacy member.

Female, aged 21 to 30

Applications closed 16 February 2019.

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Listing created: 4 January 2019
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