Casting Notice for the Film: Submission. Greenville, SC

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Casting Notice for the Film: Submission

 

Website: http://submissionthefilm.com/

Project Type: Feature Film
Union Status: NON-UNION
Rate of Pay: $100 a day
Local hire / GREENVILLE, SC
Submit your headshot & resume to: casting@submissionthefilm.com
Submission Deadline: midnight 09/04/2016
Producers: Autumn Bailey-Ford, Scott Pryor, Gloria Stella
Director: Justin Berrios
Writer: Scott Pryor
Casting Director: MaryJo Petersen Castro
Start Date(s): Near 10/31/2016
Shoot Location: Greenville, SC USA
Instructions for submission: Please send a separate email for each role you submit for (i.e. If you are submitting for Splitter and Choi, send two emails- one with the SUBJECT LINE saying Choi and one with the SUBJECT LINE Splitter).

STORYLINE:
After two marines make it home following an ISIS interrogation, one struggles to survive while the other fights his way back into the mixed martial arts world that he left behind years ago – looking for a fight worth dying for.

ROLES:

[COWBOY]
Male / Age 25-35 / AA / Lead
He’s a marine sniper, a good-looking guy who approaches life’s obstacles with bold sarcasm and witty humor. A bit temperamental but a likable, loyal, and a talkative guy who will negotiate a deal if necessary. He’s a limit pusher but has the sense to know when to back off. Warmhearted, conscientious man who works with determination. He Likes to work with others to complete tasks accurately and on time. Actor needs to be “marine fit”- good physique/physically fit. Local hire.

[JODY]
Female / Age 25-35 / Hispanic / Major Supporting
Jody is Cowboy’s affectionate, devoted wife who struggles to hope in the face of adversity. She’s a woman of subtle faith. Often wears a sweet smile, has lots of energy, she’s emotionally strong, pretty, and has a bit of a feisty personality. Warm, empathetic, responsive, and responsible. Highly attuned to the emotions, needs of others. She’s loyal, responsive to praise and criticism, and sociable. Local hire.

[SUMMER]
Female / Age late 20’s- 35 / Caucasian / Major Supporting
She is an attentive, loving single mom of a 10-year-old boy. In high school she was popular, a cheerleader, athlete, homecoming queen, made good grades, and from a good family. She’s pretty, she’s tough, and has a warm, friendly attitude, and a bright smile. She is a good woman who’s made some bad former life decisions including her past drug addiction, and her attraction to “bad boys”. She’s flexible and tolerant, focuses on the here-and-now, spontaneous, enjoys moments that she can be with others. Summer got her life on the right track and works the front desk of a fight gym. Local hire.

[DR. REV]
Male / (Dr. Moore AKA Dr. Rev) Age 50-65 / Caucasian / Major Supporting
He is a well-respected medical doctor who practices medicine for the body AND soul at the VA Hospital. He’s compassionate, caring, wise, and seen as a counselor and confidant. He has a pastoral personality and a fatherly manner towards his patients. He applies optimism and faith in all circumstances. He’s warm, empathetic, responsive, and responsible. Highly attuned to the emotions, needs, and motivations of others. He finds potential in everyone, wants to help others fulfill their potential. He is a catalyst for individual and group growth. He’s loyal, sociable, facilitates others in a group, and provides inspiring leadership. Local hire.

[SCORCH]
Male / Age 50’s / Open Ethnicity / Minor Supporting
He’s a hardened, tough mafia guy with no conscience who controls his world and others through intimidation, threats, and bribery. He manages fighters and plays dirty by cheating and illegal betting. He’s a man who will stop at nothing to make money. He’s a cold man who warms up to his victims before he strikes. He’s manipulative and calculating and walks with an attitude. He’s matter-of-fact, decisive, organizing projects and people to get things done, his focus is on getting results. He’s Forceful in implementing his devious plans. Local hire.

[COACH BRONX]
Male / Age 55-60 / Caucasian / Major Supporting
An MMA trainer his whole life with the exception of when he served in the Vietnam war. He’s an AA member struggling towards complete recovery from alcohol and gambling. Being a sentimental kind of guy, he doesn’t like change too much. His emotions drive his decisions, and he can be impulsive. He’s warm, enthusiastic, and sees life as full of possibilities. He’s spontaneous and flexible and has the ability to improvise. His heart is for helping the underprivileged kids on the street by training them to be fighters. Local hire.

[NURSE BECKY]
Female / 35-50 / open ethnicity / Day player
Nurse Becky is Cowboy’s Physical Therapist who is hard-nosed, unrelenting, sarcastic, and witty at every turn. She has the ability to “torture” with a kind smile. Her big heart for the servicemen/women and their families lays only just below the surface. She embodies ambivalence; discipline and compassion. Local hire.

[INVESTIGATOR HARDWICK]
Male / 50’s-60’s / open ethnicity / Day Player
A skeptical, rugged, and tough man who’s spent his life working in the department and is used to getting his way. If he doesn’t get what he wants, he’ll find another way to get what’s due him. Local hire.

[TOM]
Male / 60’s / Caucasian or AA/ Day Player
He is a member of the State Department. A serious man with a no non-sense approach. A man who gets what he wants. He speaks with authority, directly, and has respect and empathy for the men who serve in the military. Local hire.

[RED]
Male / late 20’s-35 / AA-open to other ethnicities / Day player
He is Skyler’s husband, a former MMA fighter and an engineering graduate. He helps Coach Bronx train his fighters. Local hire.
[DOUG / SUBMISSION]
Male / 30-40 / open ethnicity / Day Player
Doug is a former Marine sniper who works and hires in the private sector. Local hire.

[COMMANDER]
Male / open ethnicity / Day Player VO
Bear and Cowboy’s Commander. Need a commanding voice of authority. Local hire.

[RYAN]
Male / 25-30 / Hispanic or Asian / Day player
He is Cowboy’s faithful, elite spotter. Must be in “Marine fit” shape, and comfortable with firearms. Local hire.

[NASH]
Male / 25-35 / open ethnicity / Day player
He is Bear’s elite spotter. Must be in “Marine fit” shape, and comfortable with firearms. Local hire.

[TOMMY]
Male / 30-35 / Caucasian / Day Player
MMA Fighter and a former Navy Seal turned fighter. He is the father of a 12-year-old son. Fight or Stunt fighting experience required. MMA Fight experience preferred. This is a non-speaking role; no acting experience required. Must have good physique/physically fit. Local hire.

[DARWIN]
Male / 20-30 / open ethnicity / Minor Supporting
He is the reigning Light Heavyweight Mixed Martial Arts world champion. He is described as a “psycho”, he’s egotistical, uncivil, rude, and unrelenting. He was groomed and created as a killing machine for profit. Self-exaltation is part of his routine. He’s a man with no soul. Stunt fighting experience required. MMA Fight experience preferred. Must have good physique/physically fit. Local hire.

[DARWIN’S COACH]
Male / 35-60 / open ethnicity / Day Player
A rugged, ruthless coach who looks like he’s lived a hard life. Local hire.

[KING GP]
Male / early 20’s / open ethnicity / Minor Supporting
A punk, narcissistic top heavyweight contender managed by Scorch. He’s ill-mannered and a territorial bully with a mean spirit. He came from the streets, he trash talks, cocky, brash and arrogant. Fight or Stunt fighting experience required. MMA Fight experience preferred. Must have good physique/physically fit. Local hire.

[CHOI]
Male / 20’s-30’s / Asian / Day Player
MMA Fighter. He fights and is defeated by King GP. Fight or Stunt fighting experience required. MMA Fight experience preferred. This is a non-speaking role; no acting experience required. Must have good physique/physically fit. Local hire.

[BRUNO “MACHO” MACHADO]
Male / 20’s-30’s / open ethnicity / Day Player
MMA Fighter. He fights and is defeated by King GP. Fight or Stunt fighting experience required. MMA Fight experience preferred. This is a non-speaking role; no acting experience required. Must have good physique/physically fit. Local hire.

[JOSE MARTINEZ AKA “THE MACHINE”]
Male / 20’s-30’s / Hispanic / Day Player
He is younger and faster than Bear, and he’s the best boxer in the tournament. MMA Fight experience preferred. This is a non-speaking role; no acting experience required. Must have good physique/physically fit. Local hire.

[SPLITTER]
Male / 20’s-30’s / open ethnicity / Day Player
MMA Fighter. He fights and is defeated by Bear. Fight or Stunt fighting experience required. MMA Fight experience preferred. This is a non-speaking role; no acting experience required. Must have good physique/physically fit. Local hire.

[REFEREE]
Male / 35-55 / open ethnicity / Day Player
MMA Referee. Local hire.

[OFFICIAL]
Male / 40-60 / open ethnicity / Day Player
Works at the gym, and assists the fighters before their fight. Local hire.

[EXHIBITION REFEREE]
Male / 35-50 / Open ethnicity / Day Player
No lines but some ad-lib may be required. Local hire.

[SPECTATOR MMA FAN]
Open / 20-40 / open ethnicity / Day Player
Records King GP getting knocked down by Bear on cell phone. Local hire.
[NEWS ANCHOR / SUBMISSION]
Open / 20’s-50 / open ethnicity / Day Player / Local hire

[ISIS TERRORIST- MOHAMED DAHIR]
Male / 25-60 / Middle-Eastern Man / Day Player
Experience with guns and stunts preferred. Middle-Eastern accent required. Must have good physique/physically fit. Local hire.

[ISIS INTERROGATOR]
Male / 35-60 / Middle Eastern / Day player
A ruthless, intimidating strong man who works with intelligence and brute force. He operates “business” cool and calm and is eerily professional in his conduct and demeanor. A Middle Eastern accent is required for this role. Local hire.

[ISIS TERRORIST 1]
Male / 18-60 / Pashto- middle eastern accent / Day player
Experience with guns and stunts preferred. Local hire.

[ISIS TERRORIST 2]
Male / 18-60 / Pashto- middle eastern accent / Day player
Experience with guns and stunts preferred. Local hire.

[ISIS TERRORIST 3]
Male / Featured extra / 18-60 / Middle-Eastern complexion
No lines, experience with guns and stunts preferred. Local hire.

[ISIS TERRORIST 4]
Male / Featured extra / 18-60 / Middle-Eastern complexion
No lines, experience with guns and stunts preferred. Local hire.

[ISIS TERRORIST 5]
Male / Featured extra / 18-60 / Middle-Eastern complexion
No lines, experience with guns and stunts preferred. Local hire.

[MIDDLE-EASTERN MAN]
Male / 25-65 / Middle-Eastern Man / featured extra / Day player
Stuntman, no lines, local hire.

[HOODLUM 1]
Open / 25-45 / open ethnicity / Day Player
Fight or Stunt fighting experience required. Local hire.

[HOODLUM 2]
Open / 25-45 / open ethnicity / Day Player
Fight or Stunt fighting experience required. Local hire.

[HOODLUM 3]
Open / 25-45 / open ethnicity / Day Player
Fight or Stunt fighting experience required. Local hire.

[UNDERCOVER POLICE OFFICER 1]
Open/ 25-50 / open ethnicity/ Day Player
Atlanta Police officer. Fight or stunt fighting experience required. Local hire.

[UNDERCOVER POLICE OFFICER 2]
Open/ 25-50 / open ethnicity/ Day Player
Atlanta Police officer. Fight or stunt fighting experience required. Local hire.

 

Name: MaryJo Petersen Castro

Email: casting@submissionthefilm.com