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The Penitent Thief-Kansas City, MO - Casting ID # 1563648
Project Type Feature Film Submission Type Self Response
Location Kansas City, MO Union Non-union
Rate/Pay n/a Release Date 01-02-18
Audition Date n/a Submission deadline 03-18-18
Casting Category Feature Film - Non-SAG
Beginning in the year 4 BC, the film follows Dismas and his younger brother Jotham from a pivotal childhood tragedy which sets them on a collision course with one the most defining moments in history. the most defining moments

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

Deeply conflicted, Dismas is torn between being the man his harsh environment demands he be and the struggle to recapture some semblance of the innocence he's lost. The only thing that is certain for him, is the need to protect his younger brother.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 25 to 40
Ethnicity: Middle Eastern -

Role # 2 Jotham
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Emotionally scarred, Jotham is unable to let go of the past and consequently is driven by the desire to guard himself and never again feel helpless. He is impressionable and shortsighted.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 20 to 35
Ethnicity: Middle Eastern -

Role # 3 Young Dismas
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Brave and resourceful, Dismas takes it upon himself to provide for his family after his father abandoned them. He is compassionate and quick-witted.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 9 to 14
Ethnicity: Middle Eastern -

Role # 4 Young Jotham
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Innocent and eager to please, Jotham looks up to older brother and does his best to help his mother.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 5 to 9
Ethnicity: Middle Eastern -

Role # 5 Abba
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Intimidating and pitiless, Abba has been hardened by a life of reaving and pillaging, driven by greed and bloodlust. He finds joy in violence and his only loyalty is to Tiran.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 40 to 50
Ethnicity: Middle Eastern -

Role # 6 Adinah
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Burdened by a physical and emotional pain she's carried since childhood, Adinah remains hopeful and treats others with care and warmth despite shunned by her community. She works on the docks with her father Darius and brother Teman.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 25 to 40
Ethnicity: Middle Eastern -

Role # 7 Balthazar
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One of the Magi, Balthazar is a Babylonian scholar driven by the desire to discover the prophesied messiah. He is young for members of his order, but still knowledgable.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 40 to 50
Ethnicity: Middle Eastern -

Role # 8 Gaspar
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One of the Magi, Gaspar is an Indian scholar driven by the desire to discover the prophesied messiah. He is wise but humble.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 55 to 65
Ethnicity: Asian -

Role # 9 Gestas
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Bold and arrogant, Gestas is the son of Tiran, driven by the desperate need to prove himself to his father, his impetuous nature often carries heavy penalties.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 20 to 29
Ethnicity: Middle Eastern -

Role # 10 Joseph
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Earnest and kind, Joseph is a carpenter driven by the need to care for his wife Mary and their newborn infant.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 29
Ethnicity: Middle Eastern -

Role # 11 Longinus
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A cunning and dutiful soldier, Longinus is a Roman officer tasked with maintaining order in Judea, putting him at odds with Tiran's group of marauders, whom he hunts ruthlessly. He is an intimidating presence and commands the complete respect of his men.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 30 to 50
Ethnicity: Caucasian -

Role # 12 Mary
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Mary is wise beyond her years and soft-spoken, she is given the monumental task of bringing the infant Yeshua into the world.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 16 to 25
Ethnicity: Middle Eastern -

Role # 13 Mathias
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Loyal and fearless, Mathias is the captain of the Magi's guard. He is a smart and capable fighter.


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Gender: Male
Age: from 25 to 40
Ethnicity: Middle Eastern -

Role # 14 Melchior
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One of the Magi, Melchior is a Persian scholar intent on seeking out the prophesied messiah. The oldest of their order, he has great reverence for their task.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 65 to 75
Ethnicity: Middle Eastern -

Role # 15 Rach
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One of Abba's men, Rach is a grim and dangerous thief.


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Gender: Male
Age: from 25 to 40
Ethnicity: Middle Eastern -

Role # 16 Serah
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Possessing a warm and soothing presence, Serah is the mother of Dismas, Jotham and Aram. She is kind, generous and wise. Faced with the hardship of raising her three children on her own, she is determined to keep them safe.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 30 to 45
Ethnicity: Middle Eastern -

Role # 17 Thomas
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Stoic and meticulous, Thomas is a world-weary thief with intentions of finding a more quiet life.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 40 to 55
Ethnicity: Middle Eastern -

Role # 18 Tiran
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Cruel and charismatic, Tiran is the leader of a band of thieves who roam the Judean wasteland. He is strong and tyrannical with a dark sense of humor. An unhinged manipulator who is prone to erratic outbursts. His son Gestas is a constant source of disappointment.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 40 to 50
Ethnicity: Middle Eastern -

Role # 19 Yeshua
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Yeshua is a kind and intelligent Rabbi, when he speaks he is deliberate and calm.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 26 to 39
Ethnicity: Middle Eastern -

Role # 20 Young Gestas
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Gestas is a brutish child, having grown up in the desert among thieves. He is aggressive and mean.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 9 to 14
Ethnicity: Middle Eastern -

Role # 21 Gabriel
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An ethereal and awe inspiring presence, Gabriel is an archangel, a messenger. He speaks with authority and tranquility.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 22 to 38
Ethnicity: Caucasian -

Role # 22 Healer
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The Healer is a seasoned and unorthodox physician. She is terse and focused.


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Gender: Female
Age: from 30 to 50
Ethnicity: Middle Eastern -

Role # 23 Jacob
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Jacob is a gentle and kind disciple of Yeshua.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 25 to 35
Ethnicity: Middle Eastern -

Role # 24 King Herod
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Old and decrepit, Herod is the puppet King of Judea. Desperate to cling onto his power but being physically and mentally eroded by illness, he is volatile, short-tempered and cruel. A true tyrant.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 60 to 75
Ethnicity: Middle Eastern -

Role # 25 Piram
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Piram is an impatient and callous innkeeper in Bethlehem.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 35 to 50
Ethnicity: Middle Eastern -

Role # 26 Quintus Atrius
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Quintus Atrius is a renowned officer of a Roman legion. He is shrewd and pragmatic.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 35 to 50
Ethnicity: Caucasian -

Role # 27 Young Yeshua
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Extremely mature for his age, Yeshua is generous and compassionate.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 10 to 15
Ethnicity: Middle Eastern -

Role # 28 Darius
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Darius is a rugged Capernaum netmaker with a gravelly voice. He is a hard but fair man who cares deeply about his family.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 40 to 55
Ethnicity: Middle Eastern -