Casting Featured Non-Speaking Roles and Background Talent

Untitled Post-Apocalyptic Sci-Fi Action Drama

The Actor’s Workshop is casting character actors for featured non-speaking roles and for background talent. This is for an untitled post-apocalyptic sci-fi action drama to be shot in Detroit. This feature-length independent film is aimed at the film festival circuit on its way to distribution.

Audition Details:

Audition for The Wretch character will take place today Monday, October 29, from 9:00am to 5:00pm

Roberts Riverwalk Hotel (in the Superior Room)
1000 River Place Drive
Detroit, MI 48207

Available Roles:

  • THE WRETCH: Shooting starts on October 31, with seven shooting days expected. (Sides are attached.) He is supposed to be thin, rough-around-the-edges/scary-ish looking (character-actor type), someone who has lived in the ruins for years and fed on rats (this description applies to everyone in this film). You may email Jason Laenen (see below) for sides.
  • 3 FEATURED EXTRAS: strange inbred-looking people, one shooting day planned.
  • 50 EXTRAS: no date yet, towards the end of the shoot, one day of shooting. Again, post-concentration camp look, thin, ragged. Supposed to be a whole village of people of different ages, old people, some children etc. including specifically:
  • 1 PRIEST
  • 1 BOY


Talent will be paid.

How to Apply:

If you are interested in applying for THE WRETCH, just attend the audition today. If you have any questions, or would like to apply for the PRIEST, BOY or EXTRAS, please email your headshot and resume to:

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