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Casting Call for The Penitent Thief-Dallas, TX - Casting ID # 1564174
Project Type Feature Film Submission Type Self Response
Location Dallas, TX Union Non-union
Rate/Pay n/a Release Date 01-10-18
Audition Date n/a Submission deadline 03-18-18
Casting Category Feature Film - Low Budget/Independent
Casting 'The Penitent Thief', an adaptation of the novel 'Tale of the Penitent Thief' from author Don Willis. 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.

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

Mediterranean. Deeply conflicted, he's a man torn between survival and the desire to hold on to his humanity.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 25 to 40

Role # 2 Jotham
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Mediterranean. Emotionally scarred, he 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

Role # 3 Tiran
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Mediterranean. The cruel and charismatic leader of a band of thieves who roam the Judean wasteland. Unhinged and tyrannical with a dark sense of humor.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 40 to 50

Role # 4 Gestas
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Mediterranean. The bold and arrogant 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

Role # 5 Longinus
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

A cunning and dutiful Roman officer tasked with maintaining order, putting him at odds with Tiran's group of marauders, whom he hunts ruthlessly.


Searchable talent specs :

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

Role # 6 Adinah
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Mediterranean. Burdened by a pain she's carried since childhood, she remains hopeful and treats others with care and warmth despite shunned by her community.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 25 to 40

Role # 7 Serah
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Mediterranean. Possessing a warm and soothing presence, she's the mother of Dismas and Jotham. She is kind, generous and wise.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 30 to 45

Role # 8 Abba
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Mediterranean. Intimidating and pitiless, he's been hardened by a life of reaving and pillaging, driven by greed and bloodlust.



Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 40 to 50

Role # 9 Young Dismas
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Mediterranean. A compassionate, brave and resourceful boy who takes it upon himself to provide for his family.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 9 to 14

Role # 10 Young Jotham
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Mediterranean. Innocent and eager to please, he looks up to his older brother.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 5 to 9

Role # 11 Piram
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Mediterranean. An impatient and callous innkeeper.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 35 to 50

Role # 12 Mary
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Mediterranean. Wise beyond her years and soft-spoken.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 16 to 25

Role # 13 Joseph
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Mediterranean. A kind, earnest carpenter.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 29

Role # 14 Melchior
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

A Persian scholar and eldest of the Magi.


Searchable talent specs :

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

Role # 15 Gaspar
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Indian. A wise but humble Indian scholar.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 55 to 65

Role # 16 Balthazar
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

A young scholar from Babylon.


Searchable talent specs :

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