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Actors for Indie Horror Feature Film 'Hillwalkers'

Actors for Indie Horror Feature Film 'Hillwalkers'

Dublin Region, Ireland
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Hillwalkers is a horror / thriller set in a remote Irish landscape. It tells the story of five city friends who journey to a remote location for a sponsored hill walk.

When one of the team is injured, they opt to take a short cut back to civilization. This leads them to trespass onto private property. When an altercation with the landowner turns violent, a desperate battle for survival ensues.

The cast is quite contained. Five city people (twenties / early thirties), and three farm residents. It's a culture clash story with undertones of black comedy.

The locations are predominately outdoors in the Dublin mountains region.

StarNow note for talent: Examples of previous work available on application.

Audition / Rehearsal / Production dates

Looking at late August / early September.

Job payment

Payment TBC - Negotiable, but low budget.

Expenses paid - Travel, food.


Miriam

MIRIAM, (29). Miriam is late twenties, attractive, brunette. She’s a very smart, articulate and well put together individual. Hard working and self-made, she runs a busy department at her finance job in the city. Outwardly, she is a confident and kind hearted, but during the course of the story, we see different sides to her personality. Frailty and vulnerability that she has always tried to suppress. Her life is turned upside down by the violence and horror that the friends are exposed to.

Female, aged 25 to 40

  • Hair color: Black , Brown

Applications closed 18 August 2020.

Lisa

2. LISA, (26). Lisa is the quietest and most mysterious member of the hiking group. She has recently broken up with her boyfriend for undisclosed reasons, and this is bothering her on a surface level. However, Lisa proves to be much more of a dark horse when it comes to survival. After she splits from the group, we slowly realize that Lisa is much more complex than it first seemed. An undisclosed dark incident in her past makes her wary of strangers.

Female, aged 23 to 32

Applications closed 18 August 2020.

Susan

SUSAN, (25). Susan is the youngest of the female friends. She’s pretty, blonde, mid-twenties. Susan likes photography, being independent and is a feminist. She also quite outspoken and struggles to contain her opinions.

Female, aged 20 to 35

  • Hair color: Blonde

Applications closed 18 August 2020.

BEN

BEN. Ben (27), is typical of a lot of over confident guys his age. He’s outwardly good looking and talks in a pithy / shallow / superficial sort of way trying to impress others. When things become really difficult for the group, his initial efforts to be a man are thwarted by the psychotic nature of the situation they find themselves.

Male, aged 24 to 36

Applications closed 18 August 2020.

RAY

Ray (38), is married to Miriam. Although he’s older and independently successful, he’s more of a back-seat driver when it comes to the relationship. It’s clear that he loves Miriam, and would do anything for her. At the time that we meet both of them, the big conversation in their lives is whether or not to have a baby. This is a source of tension for them as Ray cannot father a child. Ultimately, Ray does something incredibly brave to save his wife.

Male, aged 28 to 42

Applications closed 18 August 2020.

TADHG

One of the Villains. Tadhg is a beast of a man. Very quiet, physically imposing in stature. In line with the farming life, he looks unclean and quite wild. Killing things is a way of life with Tadhg. He has mastered the art of indifference and he likes what he does.

Male, aged 36 to 60

  • Height: 180 cm / 5ft 11in - Any

Applications closed 18 August 2020.

Steevy

STEPHEN, (30’s). “Steevy,” as he called throughout the story is the real villain of the film. He’s mentally ill but whip smart. He has a facial tic and was probably bullied a lot growing up. That, and other things, have manifested to make someone who’s wildness and unpredictability make him lethally dangerous to be around.

Male, aged 24 to 40

Applications closed 18 August 2020.

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Listing created: 22 June 2020
Applications closed: 18 August 2020
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