Thursday, December 07, 2006

Some Random Pay

Savage Roses Productions, an established production company, is casting Pink Eye, a feature-length horror film. James XXXXX, dir.; Joshua XXXXX, prod. Shooting in early March in NY and NJ.Seeking—Edgar: male, 25-35, tormented due to his disfigurement (Which is...?), drug testing brought him into a delusional and violent state, very well-read and well-spoken if creepy and very dark, all scenes will be in shadow or behind a mask (Think: "Darkman" meets "Man Without a Face" meets "Phatom of the Opera" meets your eighth grade English teacher...), LEAD; Sherri: female, 18-30, runaway suffering from drug withdrawal, brief, non-sexual topless nudity scene, actress must be completely comfortable topless, pays $200/day; Technician #1: male, 25-35, lab tech; Technician #2: male, 25-35, lab tech, a sleazy, perverted man; Raven: female, 18-30, long dark hair, insane patient who goes from a coma-like state to furious rage (Think: you great aunt Gert on Thanksgiving after having too much wine and passing out on the sofa then waking up to learn she missed dessert and all the pie is gone...); Daisy: female, 5-8, Caucasian, $50/day; Holly: female, 11-13, Caucasian, rebellious and jealous of her younger sister, $50/day; Gus: male, 40-60, Italian, loud, funny, very “Brooklyn”; Edgar’s Mother: female, 45-75, Caucasian, a creepy older woman; Bonnie: female, 18-30, Caucasian, extremely skinny girl suffering from delusional anorexia, must be comfortable in a bra and underwear, $50/day; Bonnie #2: female, 18-30, Caucasian, actress must be very overweight, is seen in the reflection of an anorexic girl, must be comfortable in a bra and underwear, $50/day; Shadow: male, 35-75, Native American, $50/day; Joyce: female, 20-30, promiscuous nurse (Aren't they all?), scene requires brief, non-sexual topless nudity, actress must be completely comfortable topless, $200/day; Jeremy: male, 25-40, more interested in his work than in his wife; Fortune Teller: male or female, 40-60, bizarre appearance but authentic (No fake warts, scars or extra eyeballs - all bizarre elements must be real); Officer #1: male, 25-50, looking for actor that has his own police uniform; Mr. Van Horn: male, 45-70, Caucasian, rich, heartless, corporate type; Tessa: female, 25-35, a nurse, authentic British female wanted (Authentically British or authentically female???); Various Extras. Note: Ethnicities are open except where noted.Auditions will be held in early January. Send pix & résumés to Savage Roses Productions, 295 XXXXX, Yonkers, NY 10701. You must write what role you are submitting for. Extras, write “WILL BE EXTRA” on pix. No drop-offs. Deferred pay (except where noted), plus videocopy, credit, and meals provided.

It's awesome that they are paying - especially for the women who appear comfortably topless in a non-sexual way. I applaud them. But you may not want to go publicizing to everyone else what their cast-mates will be earning... It can make for a sticky wicket, if you know what I'm saying.

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