CASTING "Good Kidd"...
LOGLINE: Justin is a smart yet troubled young man caught between a world of emotion and reason.
SYNOPSIS: Justin, a smart but troubled kid that is caught between who the people around him think he should be and who he actually is. He's defining what manhood is as he navigates through the harsh realities of the streets of Oakland California. Justin, meets his defining moment head on when he is forced to choose between retaliation or walking away in the ultimate choice between manhood and childhood.
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[JUSTIN KING] 13 years old (Lead) male, African American, gangly and skinny. A young boy on his way to manhood. Wise beyond his years but can be persuaded by the pressures around him. (shoots 4 days).
[JESSICA KADE] 13 years old (supporting) Afr. Amer. female. The popular girl that’s the right kind of cute and innocent. Has plans of being successful despite the figures of failure around her.
[TERRANCE COBBS] 13, (featured) Afr. Amer. male. A bit rotund, the class bully and terrorizer of our protagonist. Very insecure but covers it up by inflicting punishment on anyone that crosses his path.
[TONY KING] mid 20s, (featured) Afr. Amer. male. Not too skinny, nor does he have many muscles, but he uses his good looks and slick mouth to fight most of his battles. He is the middle brother with his own brand of subtle crazy. Shoots 1 day - seeking name talent.
[SEAN KING] 30s, (supporting) Afr. Amer. male. A huge mass of muscles and tattoos. Newly reformed after a stint in prison and vows to never go back.
[SUZANNE KING] mid-late 40s (featured), Afr. Amer. female. The mother of Sean, Tony, and Justin. A hard worker and loves her boys but pities herself because she could never be their father. Must look old enough to have a son who looks 30’s. Shoots 1 day - seeking name talent.
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Sides for the kid characters are posted on SidesExpress/Showfax. Adult roles will be sent individually when auditions scheduled.
Director: Jamari Perry
Producers: Katrelle N. Kindred and Sam Vinal
Red Locust Films and Mutual Aid Media
Pay: $125/Day (SAG Short Film Contract)
Submissions Due: ASAP
Shoot Dates: 10/27/2016 thru 10/30/2016
Shoot City: Oakland
Casting Directors: Leslie Brown
Submit via by Saturday, Oct. 8th to FireBallCasting@gmail.com
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