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Richmond – Casting call for feature film – Tentative start date Mid April – Paid

TITLE: Lost Phoenix

(Teaser Trailer:  https://youtu.be/3Nvk8FjxQoc )

 

GENRE: Action Thriller

 

SYNOPSIS:  An amnesiac (Wan DraL) awakens from a coma in the summer of 2020 with no memory of his past and no proof of his identity. The only world he knows is one of pandemic and social unrest. He desperately searches for his true identity all the while dodging the virus and ICE detention. The situation goes from bad to worse in his search for the truth, with every revelation putting him in more and more danger. He soon finds himself on the run from both a group of heavily armed extremists and a mysterious femme fatale (Pree Parikh) with a sniper rifle.

 

SHOOT DATES / LOCATION:  Mid-April production start time.  To be filmed in and around Richmond, VA

 

NON-UNION / Paid

 

SAFETY:  Masks and Social Distancing will be mandatory

 

MISC:  Talent based in and around Richmond, VA preferred, casting open until 1.24.2021

 

ROLES NEEDED:

 

Roman

A large, stoic member of an extremist group.  Roman is a man of few words but unmistakable presence.

(30s, 6ft 4in, Muscular / Athletic build, Martial Arts and/or Stunt experience preferred, any ethnicity, must be comfortable performing fight scenes and handling airsoft weapons)

Please Send:  Resume, Headshots, Screen-fighting demo (can be a kata or performance of punches and kicks)

 

Seth

A fast talking, smartass member of an extremist group.  Seth is the “Jay” to Roman’s “Silent Bob and is a very talented martial artist specializing in brutal kicks as well as being able to wield a machete.

(late 20’s / early 30’s, Athletic, Martial Arts and/or Stunt experience preferred, any ethnicity, must be comfortable performing fight scenes and handling airsoft weapons)

Please Send:  Resume, Headshots, Screen-fighting demo (can be a kata or performance of punches and kicks)

 

Walt

The landlord and confidant of the protagonist (Joe), Walt gives off a “fun uncle” energy.  His friendship with Joe is surprisingly strong considering they’ve only known each other for a month, but he is a very loyal and caring friend despite his somewhat quirky demeanor.

(late 50s / early 60s, any ethnicity)

Please Send: Resume, Headshots

 

Oz

A small-time drug dealer who accidentally stumbles onto Joe while avoiding riot police, Oz gets dragged into a deadly game he can’t comprehend until it’s too late.  Street smart and very resourceful, he proves to be an asset in Joe’s search for the truth about who is hunting him.

(20s, any ethnicity, some mild stunt work required (falling down), must be comfortable handling airsoft weapons)

Please send: Resume, Headshots

 

Matt

A protester who is badly injured when the situation is escalated into a riot.  He is saved by Joe and a young medic named Anya.

(20s, heavyset, any ethnicity)

Please send: Resume, Headshots

 

Interested actors please email  james.couche@hotmail.com