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Green Summer-Chicago, IL - Casting ID # 1570198
Project Type Feature Film Submission Type Self Response
Location Chicago, IL Union Non-union
Rate/Pay $40.00 per day Release Date 04-16-18
Audition Date n/a Submission deadline 06-10-18
Casting Category Feature Film - Non-SAG
A kid’s sense of identity and lifelong sinus problems are transformed by his relationship with a disabled boy. relationship with a disabled

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

An odd, shy and quirky outcast searching for his identity. Has a serious sinus problem resulting in green snot coming out his nose most of the time. He is the central character of the film. He starts out wanting to be an athlete until he is abused by a jock he admires. Still searching for his identity he becomes best friends with a boy in a wheelchair and this changes his trajectory. Must be very comfortable physically (although not athletic), there are physical moves such as falling out of a chair, falling on the ground, crawling on the ground, having a seizure, running, etc. Must be avail for entire 14 day shoot.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 13 to 14
Ethnicity: Caucasian -

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

Middle Eastern immigrant confined to a wheelchair. Always excelling in the visual arts, Hami makes drawings every day— drawings depicting the accident he suffered— as a means of regaining his motor skills and making sense of the accident. Although he can’t speak except for sounds and he drools often, he is smart with a funny sense of humor. He becomes best friends with Aaron.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 13 to 15
Ethnicity: Middle Eastern -

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

Jock on the running team, athletic, charming, and brutal. He’s always had a lot of friends, some of those friends from pure intimidation. He is involved in many activities that he’s too young to be doing. He has unhealthy impulses that he cannot contain. He is extremely cruel to Aaron. Prefer a blonde.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 16 to 18
Ethnicity: Caucasian -
Hair Color: Blonde -
Body Type: Athletic -

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

Aaron’s mom. An exhausted single mother. She is firm, but not unloving. She wants to sell her single-story house and move to a cheaper, more crime-free area. This goal faces constant interference from the focal point of her life; her awkward, stubborn, and very confused son. Referred to as Mother in the script.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 38 to 45
Ethnicity: Caucasian -

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

Hami’s mom. *Must speak Arabic.* Amal Kafiz fled an abusive husband. From a relatively stable middle class background, now living, illegally, in poverty in outer Chicago. She only bore one child, a son named Hami at a young age and thereafter was unable to have children. This has been a source of great shame in her life. Soon after arriving in America, she was involved in a car accident leaving her scarred and Hami completely disabled and confined to a wheelchair. She has two goals in her life: 1. To gain legal resident status in the United States. 2. To improve the physical and emotional well-being of Hami. She prays for a miracle to happen. Referred to as Ms. Kafiz.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 35 to 42
Ethnicity: Middle Eastern -

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

Ms. Kafiz’s lawyer. He has been a lawyer specializing in immigration law for more than ten years. He is more invested in this case than in any other. It may be because he’s fallen in love (or so he thinks) with his client. At the same time, he dreads this information becoming public and his career being ruined. He is the only father figure Hami has.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 38 to 55
Ethnicity: Middle Eastern -

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

Jock on track team, cool and cruel. His name is Thomas. Nobody calls him this. He has a variety of nicknames. He is a grade below Adrian, but on the same track team. He wants to be just like Adrian and is cruel to Aaron. Prefer a blonde.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 14 to 16
Ethnicity: Caucasian -
Hair Color: Blonde -

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

A popular mean girl, knows she’s pretty, envies her friends who are prettier. She is not actually attracted to Blond Boy whatsoever. She only uses him to get close to Adrian. She is still a virgin but acts like she is not. She makes out with both Adrian and Blonde Boy. Would prefer an 18 year old that can play 15.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 14 to 18
Height: from 2' 0" to 8' 0"

Role # 9 Runner with Muscles
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

A jock on the track team with muscles and a bully. He is mean to Aaron, calling him names and laughing with his friends.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 15 to 17

Role # 10 Tall Runner
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

A jock on the track team. Tall. Mean. Calls Aaron names and laughs with his friends.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 15 to 17

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

A kind pediatrician who examines Aaron and asks him questions.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 40 to 60

Role # 12 Immigration Officers
Seeking 10 talent(s) for this role

Two immigration officers that lead Ms. Kafiz out of her house. Featured background.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 25 to 50

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

Coach for a high-school summer track team. He's been doing it too long and is somewhat over it. He looks like he used to be in good shape until recently, when he’s felt a bit of apathy creep into his job. As a result, he’s put on just a bit of weight. He’s aware of it. He tells Aaron he can't be on the team.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 28 to 60
Height: from 2' 0" to 8' 0"

Role # 14 Talent M
Seeking 6 talent(s) for this role

Looking for talent who can portray the roles.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 12 to 18
Height: from 2' 0" to 8' 0"

Role # 15 Talent M2
Seeking 4 talent(s) for this role

Looking for talent who can portray the role.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 25 to 60
Height: from 2' 0" to 8' 0"

Role # 16 Talents F
Seeking 3 talent(s) for this role

Looking for talent who can portray the role.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 25 to 50
Height: from 2' 0" to 8' 0"