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POSTED October 19, 2020

Casting "Necessary Evil," a student short film. 

Synopsis: Set in the 1970s, a detective investigates the disappearance of his missing niece, but soon realizes those closet to him maybe hiding the truth.
Director: Ahday G.
Audition Location: Zoom
Non-union; Student film; Short Film; Paid
Submit Required Media below to: andrewwhitney96@gmail.com


Detective Garret Karsyn (Lead): Male, 27-40
appears mid 30s; he's a skilled detective, but is often overlooked. Very observant but doesn't say much until he's sure of it. Likes to keep a low profile. He is a man willing to risk anything to protect his family. He tries to see the good in people. He is empathetic and is seen as a breadwinner of the family. He's investigating the disappearance of his niece.
Ethnicity: Black / African Descent
Required Media: Headshot/Photo, Cover Letter

Detective Walter Hill (Lead): Male, 30-48
appears mid 30's-40's; a 20 year vet on the force, he's the best at what he does. He has no biased opinions, everyone's a suspect until they aren't. He's witty and doesn't mind taking a shot or two. He's very direct and a hound for justice. Nothing slips past his eyes.
Ethnicity: White / European Descent
Required Media: Headshot/Photo, Cover Letter

"Red" Johnson (Supporting): Male, 27-38
appears mid 30's; Detective Karsyn's half brother. A baseball fanatic's with a charismatic lager than life attitude. He's an in denial alcoholic with violent tendencies. A loveable guy who likes to bury his secrets deep in his closet.
Ethnicity: Black / African Descent
Required Media: Headshot/Photo, Cover Letter

Ennis Johnson (Supporting): Female, 28-45
appears mid 30's; Red's wife. A spunky woman, but is a sucker for love. Will do anything to protect her family, even if they're the ones tearing her down.
Ethnicity: Black / African Descent
Required Media: Headshot/Photo

Captain Carter (Supporting): Male, 47-60
appears mid 50's; The Police Chief of the Philadelphia Police Dept. Loud and blunt, no nonsense type of guy. He's trying to keep his city in order as the homicides have spiked in recent year. Hill is his best detective.
Ethnicity: White / European Descent
Required Media: Headshot/Photo, Cover Letter

Miles (Supporting): Male, 18-23
appears early 20s; Misha Johnson's boyfriend. He's big in stature and can be quite intimidating. He loves Misha and is her safe haven from her family.
Ethnicity: Black / African Descent
Required Media: Headshot/Photo, Cover Letter

Rehearsal and Production Dates & Locations: Shoots Nov. 12-15 in the Baltimore, MD area.

POSTED October 15, 2020


PRINCIPAL CASTING SEARCH for a New Regency Sci-Fi film directed by Gareth Edwards (Rogue One: A Star Wars Story)

No acting experience necessary to submit

CASTING: YOUNG BOY OR GIRL to portray age 5 - 9 (to play age 6 - 7)
South, East, South-East, North-East Asian, Indian or Pakistani heritage
Bright, smart boy or girl with a sweet & thoughtful soul (must speak excellent English, but accent is ok)

We share our casting notices so everyone gets an opportunity
* If right for a role, follow the submission instructions


To Submit:  
  • Email DeLisi Creative at childcasting@gmail.com
  • Subject Line: Gareth Edwards/New Regency film, Candidate's first & last name (city/state of residence)
  • Body-of-Email:
    • Candidate's first & last name, age, date-of-birth, height, weight, and city/state of residence.
    • Our point-of-contact: Parent/guardian's name, phone & email -- OR -- Agency, agent's name, phone/email. This should be one or the other, not both! (parent/guardian OR agent/manager - whomever we should communicate with).
    • 3 cell phone snapshots taken recently: close up of face, 3/4-length & full-body -Nothing dated, retouched or filtered! Photos should be an honest portrayal of accurate look today!
    • Fun facts about the candidate! We love to get to know his/her personality - favorite things to do, places to go, school, heritage, languages, anything you want us to know other than acting!
    • How you heard about this casting - please be specific!

Important Notes!
  • Tell your incredible kid: don’t “BE” someone you THINK we want! Be YOU!
  • If right for the role, we'll email you specific taping instructions! If audition continues, we’ll contact you! This includes auditions, call-backs, etc. No need to inquire about your status - thank you for understanding!
  • MINORS: We must correspond w/ parent/guardian OR agent/manager, not the candidate.
  • Casting Directors: Jina Jay (overall & UK) and Debbie DeLisi (US). Please don’t resubmit if you've already had contact w/ Jina’s office.

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