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Feature film looking to fill speaking roles

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The BET feature film is planning to shoot in the Wilmington area starting April 27. The BET feature film is planning to shoot in the Wilmington area starting April 27.

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) – A BET movie is planning on filming in Wilmington and the production is looking for extras to fill speaking roles.

The BET feature film is planning to shoot in the Wilmington area starting April 27. The story line of the film follows the life of Rose Ricard who was been given a special gift from God, the ability to see the sin a person carries in their soul. The gift helps her right some wrongs, but it comes with a price.

Casting directors are looking to fill speaking roles for several characters. If interested, send headshots and resumes to sinseercasting@gmail.com with the character you want to audition for.

Available roles are:

  • JAKE BALLARD: Early 30s, Caucasian or African American - a scrawny, dingy, worn man who lives in a remote house in Cajun country, Jake is a surly bourbon-swilling, tobacco-chewing, rifle-toting country boy. A professional counterfeiter who forges documents for people in need of a new identity, he is paid a visit by Rose and Grant who are on the hunt for Abigail's missing husband...LEAD

  • BILL SHEVERS: 40s, Caucasian - Highly agitated and wielding a gun, he arrives at Rose Ricard's office, hell-bent on exacting revenge for the damage done to his life. His teaching career ruined after being exposed as a rapist, he feels he has been terribly wronged -- and someone should pay...3 speeches & 9 lines, 1 scene

  • CLARENCE RICARD: African American 30s - 40s - Seen in flashback, he is Rose's father, a "large man with a heavy presence." A preacher, first seen reading his Bible, he scolds young Rose for using her gift of discernment thoughtlessly. He and Rose then get into a scripture-citing sparring contest. The two are very ready to defend their positions...7 speeches & 6 lines, 2 scenes

  • YOUNG NIA: African American, 13 years old - seen in flashbacks Bright and already possessed of a very special gift from God, she is chastised by her father who feels she misspoke and behaved disrespectfully. However, Rose is prepared to defend her actions...1 speech & 6 lines, 3 scenes

  • YOUNG ROSE: African American, 16 (18 to play younger) - seen in flashbacks - Defends the actions of her younger sister rose when her father chastises her.

  • ELLA RICARD: African American, 30s - Seen in flashback, she is Rose's mother. She is defending her daughter against father.

  • DETECTIVE RIGGERS: 50-something, Caucasian, he is a veteran detective in New Orleans. He speaks amicably with Rose, telling her what he knows of two murders that may be connected...2 speeches & 4 lines, 1 scene

  • BARKEEP: African American, 25 - Looking much like an "Egyptian princess," she is the barkeep at the brothel, disappointed when she thinks he might be a cop...5 lines, 1 scene

  • MELISSA: Caucasian or African American, late 20s - Plain but sprightly, she is the receptionist at Rose Ricard's office. She is terrified when Billy Shevers puts a gun to her head...3 lines, 2 scenes

  • MATTY: Caucasian, 50s - 60s - She is Abigail's loyal and protective maid...3 lines, 2 scenes

  • APOSTLE ST. CYR: Caucasian, Male 40s - 50s, the leader of the The Holy Deliverance Church that Rose visits.

  • CARTER: Caucasian, 30s to 40s - Strange and gangly, he is one of Jake Ballard's shady and nervous customers...2 lines, 2 scenes

  • JAZZ SINGER: African American or Caucasian, late 20s - MUST SING - She is the sultry, sexy singer at the brothel...1 speech, 2 scenes

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