The Audition Room will be holding auditions for the independent feature, It All Goes Black.
Please read over the info below and follow instructions to submit.
It All Goes Black
Producer: Mike Thompson, Thomas Johns, Paul Coffey
Director: Mike Thompson
Rate: Ultra-Low or Modified
Casting Director: Audition Room Casting
Audition Dates: 04/14/2918.
Callback Dates: TBD
Shoot Dates: Summer 2018
Location: Louisville, KY
Synopsis: It All Goes Black is a crime thriller set in a small town. In an act of desperation, two childhood friends rob a ruthless criminal, perpetuating a cycle of violence that has plagued them their whole lives.
To submit for this project, please email your headshot/resume (or a recent photo and a short description of your experience) to:
In your email, please include:
Name, contact info, union status, role(s) you’re interested in reading for, and whether you’re open to background work.
*****If you’re represented by an agency, please include the agency name and your agent’s email address. ******
Casting will choose and send you sides to prepare for the audition.
Date: Saturday, April 14
Location: The Audition Room (inside Studio Nulu)
1320 East Washington Street
Louisville, KY 40206
*Casting will give you a specific appointment time for April 14. In your submission email, let us know if you have a preferred time of day for your appointment and we’ll do our best to accommodate.
SELF-TAPES will be accepted from actors who cannot attend casting. Please make sure to add a slate at the end that includes Name, Height, Location, Agency.
[CARSON HALSTEAD] Cast (Chris Petty)
[CURTIS] Cast (Louis Robert Thompson)
[MARCUS DIXON] Male / Lead / Any Ethnicity / 30’s. Marcus is our secondary protagonist. Carson’s childhood friend, a petty career criminal who has just been released from prison. Eventually will convince Carson to raid a stash house of a drug dealer to help with his mother’s expenses. Loud and boisterous.
[ROLAND MASSIE] Male / Strong Supporting / Any Ethnicity / 40’s - Early 60’s. Roland is our primary antagonist. A rough, backwoods heroine kingpin of sorts. Employs Marcus on various occasions and seeks revenge on Marcus after he and Carson rob his stash house, killing his brother, Billy, in the process. Pure evil, dark and brooding, super thick southern drawl.
Similar Characters: Harlan (Out of the Furnace), Jacob Snell (Ozark)
[BILLY MASSIE] Male / Supporting / Any Ethnicity / 30’s-Early 40’s. Billy is Roland’s brother, another career criminal and drug dealer. Billy is Marcus’ main link to the criminal world he enters at the beginning of the film.
[FLORENCE HALSTEAD] Female / Supporting / Caucasian / 60’s. Carson’s mother who has early onset dementia. A real tough cookie when she was younger, keeping both Carson and Marcus in check. Quiet and sweet now, for the most part.
[TRICIA DAVIS] Female / Small Supporting / Any Ethnicity / 30’s. Carson’s ex-wife. A looker a few years ago, but hard work and struggle have worn her down a bit.
[YOUNG CARSON] Male / Small Supporting / Caucasian / Red Hair / 8 - 11. Seen in a flashback with Young Marcus, they discover something while playing in the woods.
[YOUNG MARCUS] Male / Small Supporting / Any Ethnicity / 8 - 11. Seen in a flashback with Young Carson, they discover something while playing in the woods.
[SCOTT] Male / Small Supporting / Any Ethnicity / 40’s. A member of the ‘gang’ and Roland’s right hand man. Please note any fight/stage combat experience.
[STASH HOUSE GUARDS] Male / Small Supporting & Day Player / Any Ethnicity / 20’s - 30’s. Rough guys, big guys, tattoos, beards welcome. Tasked with transporting and protecting drugs and money for Roland. Seen throughout the film. Please mention any fight/stage combat experience.
[BUD] Male / Day Player / Any Ethnicity / 60’s - 70’s. Old bartender at Roland’s warehouse/compound.
[MOLLY] Female / Day Player / Any Ethnicity / 30’s - 40’s. Hospital nurse. Sweet natured. Loves her job. Shows Carson to his mother’s room and then checks on them later.
[BETH] Female / Day Player / Any Ethnicity / Mid 20’s - 40’s. Nursing home nurse. Gives Carson a brief update on his mom.
[JUDY] Female / Day Player / Any Ethnicity / 40’s - 50’s. Nursing home manager. Delivers some difficult news to Carson.
[DINER WAITRESS] Female / Day Player / Any Ethnicity / 20’s - 60’s. Waits on Carson and Marcus at a local diner.
[DRUG BAGGER] Female / Day Player / Any Ethnicity / 18 - 30. Weathered or trashy. She’s bagging drugs with a few others when the heist happens.