Casting African American Talent
Casting African American actors and actresses for the Detroit TV Show “Aliah”.
Today we are living in a country where innovative and artistic ideas are changing the way we view the American society. This leaves us with the television show “ALIAH”. Aliah (an African American Muslim) who is engaged to be married; however, her emotions developed for a fellow classmate Vince Clemens (a Christian man). What started off as an innocent study session; the two main characters find themselves in a taboo relationship which both side of the religion refuse to recognize their love as a legitimate union. Many genres have touched based on how powerful love and romance can effects the lives of two people and their community.
- Ayo Hamed – Ayo is Aliah’s fraternal twin. Unlike Aliah, Ayo is very sweet, calm and soft spoken. She is very naïve and always sees a brighter side of dark situations. She is currently pursuing a career in African American Studies. She is moderate with her Islamic faith.
- Rita Al Amin – Rita is the Aliah’s cousin (between the ages of 24 to 30). She is very conservative with her Islamic faith. She is very bossy and speaks her mind when ever she feel is best according to Islam. She is in her last semester in receiving her Bachelors in Social Works. She is currently engaged.
- Qalima Hamed – Qalima is Aliah’s mother. She is between the ages of 40 to 55. She is conservative with her Islamic faith. She has been married for 20 years and still going strong and dedicated to her family. She has warm and caring personality. She currently leads a female Quranic study group at her local Mosque.
- Imama Shareef Abdul Hamed – Shareef is the father of Aliah. He is between the ages of 45 to 60. He is an Imam at his local mosque. He works night shifts as head of security at an office building in downtown Detroit. Like his wife, he leads Quranic studies at the mosque on Saturdays and Sundays.
These are not paid roles. You will receive a copy of each episode for your demo reel.
How to Apply:
If you are interested in applying please email your head shots, body shots, resume and a link of a demo reel (if you have one) to: firstname.lastname@example.org