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Independent Feature Film Seeks Two Portsmouth Based Actors

Independent Feature Film Seeks Two Portsmouth Based Actors

Portsmouth, UK
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“If you want to get rich, you start a religion.” - L. Ron Hubbard, founder of Scientology.

Caught mid-escape on the eve of judgement day, a lying cult leader is trapped by two of his most devoted followers. As Joseph Layton attempts to manipulate his way out to escape with his fortune, his followers begin to initiate the Realignment procedure to bring him back to the fold – and to see through the foretold mass sacrifice.

The latest project from Apple Park Films and Familiar Stranger Films is now casting two lead roles in the upcoming feature film, The Mire.

The Mire will be shot over five to six days next February (dates TBC). It’s a single location, dialogue driven thriller about the lengths people will go to belong to something. Due to the dialogue heavy nature of the script, it’s important to get the casting absolutely right. The film has the potential to go the distance and we want to be sure we do everything possible to ensure it does. Physical descriptions of the characters have not been provided, as we are looking to cast the person who makes us sit up and take notice as rather than fitting a look. We’re looking to see show reels from actors from the Portsmouth and immediate surrounding areas. We’re not looking for crew at the moment, so please no applications for crew roles as yet.

While all expenses will be covered, there is no upfront payment for the film. We are currently looking at financing options.

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

Audition / Rehearsal / Production dates

February 2021

Job payment

Payment TBC - Expenses, plus a proposed share of the film's SPV company, rates negotiable if we make pre-sales.

Expenses paid - Travel, food, accomodation will be provided by the production company.

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Marshall Jones

Marshall is the number two man at The Canon and he is passionately devoted to the cause. A traumatised army soldier, he found solace in the church and has total faith in the prophecies. When Joseph fails to communicate the method of ascension to congregation, Marshall becomes suspicious and enlists Hannah’s help.

Male, aged 25 to 35

Applications closed 1 November 2020.

Hannah Headley

Hannah is a member of The Canon. Her loyalties are torn between the charismatic cult leader, Joseph Layton, and the prophecies she has spent years learning. This split of loyalties brings her into conflict with her colleague Marshall, as they attempt to realign Joseph before the cult’s planned mass suicide.

Anyone, aged 23 to 29

Applications closed 1 November 2020.

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Listing created: 16 October 2020
Applications closed: 1 November 2020
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