A short film, based on the grievous journey of the “Tillman” family, and the numberless trials they face, following the sudden deaths of two relatives. As the pressures of juggling death, illness, incarceration, financial distress, and betrayal rise, tension among the family escalates, culminating in a war between brothers.
Muhammad Salaam LEAD (30-35 years old) African-American: The eldest brother. Laundromat/Store owner.
Barrett Tillman LEAD (27-29 years old) African-American: The second eldest brother. Juvenile Probation Officer.
Brandon Tillman “Buck” LEAD (22-25 years old) African-American: The third eldest brother. Ex-Convict.
Brian Tillman LEAD (18 years old) African-American: The youngest brother. High-School Senior.
Juanita Tillman LEAD (45-50 years old) African-American: Mom. Character has epilepsy.
Sophia Duncan SUPPORTING (17-18 years old) Any Ethnicity: High-School Senior.
Oumou Salaam Supporting (30-35 years old) Muhammad’s wife.
Vanessa Tate SUPPORTING (26-30 years old) Barrett’s fiancee.
***To be considered: Please e-mail current head shot/resume to TheTillmanStory@gmail.com, with role in which you are interested in auditioning for in the subject line. Once received, more information will be provided. Thanks and we look forward to hearing from you!