Seeking cast to attend a live read of the feature film screenplay “To A God Unknown”, written by Cedric Gegel (Cadia: The World Within, A Light On, Growing Season). More information on the writer/director can be found at https://www.imdb.com/name/nm7391561/ or https://cedricgegel.wixsite.com/cedric-gegel.
LENGTH: 120 minutes
UNION STATUS: For the table read, we are seeking NON-UNION actors ONLY.
PAY: Snacks and coffee will be provided. There will be no other pay at this time.
DATE: Wednesday, January 22, 2019 at 6pm.
LOCATION: Mt. Airy/Chestnut Hill area of Philadelphia, only a few minutes from the Mt. Airy station on SEPTA Chestnut Hill East Line. Exact location will be given to selected cast. Free parking on site.
LOGLINE: “The demonic spectre of his father threatens to destroy the carefully built life of a devoutly religious man as he navigates the pressures of a budding romance.”
Chelsea – f – 35, any ethnicity. James’s therapist. An artist. She is a kind woman, but one that doesn’t really pull her punches with her patients. She is honest with them. It’s why she’s good.
Robin – f – 25, any ethnicity. James’s sort-of girlfriend. She genuinely likes him, but isn’t interested in wasting time and doesn’t like it when people aren’t honest and open with her. A physical therapist and coffee drinker.
Michael – m – 26, any ethnicity. James’s friend from college. An all-around good guy. Hard-nosed, honest, but kind. The kind of friend that you reconnect with and don’t miss a beat.
Mia – f – 23, any ethnicity. Robin’s roommate. Funny in a very sarcastic way. Her favorite movie is Grease and she’s a mental health blogger. To her, life is meant to be fun. That’s why it matters.
Chad – m – mid 30s, any ethnicity. A former frat boy. Still parties like a current frat boy. James’s coworker that never works. Intentionally antagonistic. You don’t like him. Neither do we.
Bianca – f – 30-40, any ethnicity. A kind and responsible coworker of Chad’s and James’s. She tries to keep the office running, despite Chad’s best efforts. A careful observer.
Jim – m – 50s, any ethnicity, James’s father. A tired, angry man. He is in prison, and James tries to forget he exists… but James still sees him.
Matthews – m – 50s, any ethnicity. James’s boss at work. A kind but firm CEO. Wants to do the best for his employees, but sometimes misses the signs.
Pastor Greene – m/f – 40s-60s, any ethnicity. The pastor at Michael’s church. A “new-age” pastor, one with a reformed and inclusive view of love and justice.
Table read will begin at 6pm on Wednesday, 1/22 and is expected to end around 9pm or 9:30pm.
SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS: Please attach at least one headshot and a resume. Submissions without headshots and resumes will not be reviewed. Demo reel is preferred. If no reel is available, footage of any kind (including self-taped monologue) are acceptable. Casting will make all reasonable effort to respond to all who submit, but please recognize that due to the potential volume of submissions, this may not be possible. Only submissions sent to firstname.lastname@example.org will be viewed. PLEASE DO NOT EMAIL IF YOU DO NOT FIT THE SPECS OF THE REQUESTED ROLE.