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The Struggle-Atlanta, GA - Casting ID # 1561741
Project Type Episodic Submission Type Self Response
Location Atlanta, GA Union Non-union
Rate/Pay n/a Release Date 11-29-17
Audition Date n/a Submission deadline 03-01-18
Casting Category Episodic TV - Non-Union
This is a reality show about people who struggle period. Drug users who struggle to stay clean on a day to day basis. Rappers and singers who suffer to make a living while preparing for the industry. Single mothers who struggle to keep food on the table for their children. People who work jobs but struggle to keep their job because of job freezing and layoffs. Women who struggle to make it in life because of the shade of their skin. People who struggle in life period and can't never seem to win for loosing this is for you.

Role # 1 Alí
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Young very attractive young male from Egypt. He is new to the US. He has a side business importing & exporting guns to & from his country. He is a upcoming singer and a good sports player who performs in Atlanta where he met his friend Ebony who he denies as his girlfriend because of his culture beliefs. He's known as a player but treats ebony as a mistress because of her skin being dark but in public he won't respond to her. He is always in the studio and with other women. HIs character is Cocky in public but behind closed doors he is highly affectionate and sexual until he gets what he wants. He is always arguing with Ebony about culture beliefs. Later she becomes pregnant. His arabic parents still want to arrange his marriage. On parole for possession & gun charges MUST BE: Latin,Hispanic, Middle Eastern, Indian, South Asian Must have family with strong culture values *MUSIC INSTRUMENTS A PLUS EBONYS BOYFRIEND


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 21 to 30
Height: from 5' 8" to 6' 2"

Role # 2 Ebony
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Single Aggressive young Rap Star struggles when dating men of other races and other religions with no chances of marriage or a deep commitment from her partner because of her Dark skin tone and her being a African American woman from the hood. She is aggressive on stage when performing & she is classy in public overall until being provoked from women of other races who she feel that look down upon her because of her skin tone. She feel that women who are white and Italian look at her weird or different when she is out with a man who isn't African American. . Later, she become pregnant by her interracial partner who struggle to keep their situation from his family. She is a young woman who struggles with being accepted in a interracial relationship and being accepted& struggling between changing her attitude. She seeks counseling. *Character must have a Dark skin tone *Character must have a strong Pro black attitude yet sexy and aggressive on stage and in the Studio.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 29
Height: from 5' 6" to 5' 8"

Role # 3 Gay Rappers
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Dominique LEAD: DL Hip Hop artist struggles with his sexuality in the hiphop industry. Later, he is brutally beaten when he comes out of the closet in his music and spreads rumors about his peers and the executives. Violates his contract. He is later killed allegedly from suicide until farther investigation rules his death to homicide. His closest friend who is also witness is offered nothing but cash and a death threat before he decided to snitch. *Must be a good Hiphop dancer & have attitude Gay/Trans Boys Friends of DOMINIQUE They are loud. Popular. Talented. They know all of the gossip and juicy detail around the city and will take risk to get ahead in life. Tremaine: known as T singer/ rapper/ dancer or make up artist a friend of Dominique Donte: singer/ rapper/dancer or make up artist best friends with Dominique. shy. reserve Von: Singer/ rapper/ dancer/ makeup artist (tries to turn the straight men gay) friends with dominique but low-key Jealous


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 33

Role # 4 Jamaal
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Young Rap Star Jamaal, struggles to maintain stability for his Wife and 4 children. He Struggle to find and keep a job to feed his family. Performs free at local clubs around atlanta. Very talented but in his free time he sits on his bed smoke weed and is negative about his career not taking off Wife is unfaithful has another child in their marriage with her ex who is helps with the bills sometimes.. They both struggle to keep their marriage while trying to advance their careers. *Always Arguing and Debating with his wife. *lazy at times *Gives up easy *Stops supporting family temporary since she cheating he feels that she should be the bread winner now.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 29
Height: from 5' 5" to 5' 9"

Role # 5 Janea
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a young hiphop star, Make Up artist and Actor who is married to Jamaal. She struggle to make it to the next level in her career. She experiences lots of discrimination on set and on her job. She is ambitious, talented and a good cheater. She still sleeps with her ex and he pays some of her bills which her husband would allow them to be homeless if he didn't. She had another child with her ex while married to her husband She later becomes distant and irratated at her husband because of his inability to provide stability for the family and threatens him with divorce. They seek council first.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 23 to 30
Height: from 5' 5" to 5' 7"

Role # 6 Kate
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Caucasian woman struggle to stay clean off dope and off of the street corners. In & out of prison throughout her life. She hang with some of the fellas in the studio on her off time from working in fast food for 25 hours a week required in her probation agreement. Fails drug test durning a pop up visit from her PO. Harassed by officer dick at work and on the streets about her son who is a rap star and ex drug dealer.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60

Role # 7 Officer Dick
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Corrupt racist caucasian police officer who is always harrassing blacks in the community especially local rappers that he suspects are dope dealers. must be a police officer or have a uniform.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 35 to 62

Role # 8 Sean
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He's a store salesmen who also flips houses as a hobby but slow in business. He has a go to work and come home dead mentality. He has been single for over nine years and he struggles with keeping himself happy after the death of his sons mother and wife who died of cancer and was his first sexual lover in college. He finally decide to date in Atlanta after nine years but each woman that he take out he doesn't contact for a second date. There is a mystery twist on wether Sean is dating men now. After the story twist Sean changes his mentality where he is more ambitious, cocky and a Big player when dating and his Real Estate business picking up. his attitude at the beginning is Slow, sad, no hope, depressed, his hair is unshaved and mild grey facial hair, his attitude changes to cocky, ambitious, he's clean cut and shaved bald. outgoing, slick, SCENE LOCATIONS: *Restaurants *Club *Estate Properties *Home *park *car *Volunteer at Breast Cancer and Cancer awareness events


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 32 to 40
Height: from 5' 7" to 6' 0"

Role # 9 Executive Tom
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Tom, Black guys call him "T". Married. Always smiling. Wears Black Tux. Fast talker. Dream seller. Music executive that give financial opportunities & contracts to black artist, yet he is secretly taking their money and working with officer Dick to take these artist down. His objective is to "Make them, Break them, then Trash them for another. There are rumors that his last clients have died before they could finish out their contract. He's always seeking new clients. Rumored that the Executives are DL with some of the male artist on contract.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 45 to 60

Role # 10 Arabic/Latin Family
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Alí's Family. Doesn't approve of his love for African American women. Very cultured. Still wants to arrange his marriage.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 50 to 62

Role # 11 Cindy (Toms Wife)
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Lonely, unhappy housewife, coke head. She has heard about the rumors of her husband and other men but he denies it then become physical with her. He screams that he keeps her in Gold and surrounded by acres so she don't question him because he's the man at home and he's the man in his office. His additional life is always kept private. She is later found in bed with a African American Rapper and leaves her husband.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 35 to 52

Role # 12 Dr. Everest
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Profesional Psychologist *Lesbian *Has a mystery lover


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 29 to 50
Height: from 5' 6" to 5' 9"

Role # 13 Executive Gary
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Toms right hand man. Married. Music Executive. Plots on young artist, often threatens them using contract details. Fast talker. Rumored that the Executives are DL with some of the artist on contract. Wears only Black Tux


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 45 to 60

Role # 14 Probation Officer
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Intimidating. Very sarcastic. must own a uniform


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 30 to 60

Role # 15 Officer Edward
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Sneaky African American Police officer that doesn't have the best interest of his own community. Best friends with Officer Dick. Must be a policer officer or own a uniform.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60

Role # 16 Pricillia
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House wife. Church girl. Hates the music industry. Struggle to make her marriage work. Doesn't believe rumors about her husband. Later is infected with a disease. Seeks council. Becomes Activist. Pro Black


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 33 to 50