Casting Supporting Roles
GAS AFTERHOURS LLC, an award wining production company, is seeking supporting roles for the upcoming independent feature film Detroit Unleaded; A comedic drama fueled by the energy, music, and life of Detroit’s eastside.
The script has garnered recognition as an official selection to the Sundance Institute’s Screenwriters Lab and as a finalist at the Tribeca Film Festival’s All Access Program (2009).
About the feature film Detroit Unleaded
Detroit Unleaded is an independent feature film project from Detroit-based filmmaker Rola Nashef. Fueled by the energy, music, and life of Detroit’s eastside, Detroit Unleaded is a comedic drama about two Arab-American cousins that own a gas station in a predominitly African-American neighborhood.
Sami a young Lebanese American, runs the family gas station with his cousin Mike, a charismatic hustler. More than just a pit stop for rolling papers and fake perfume, the station is a place where the uniqueness of this neighborhood is most visible.
- Blizzy: Male; African-American, street-wise, charming hustler, 18 – 22, slim build.
- Mr. Stevvels: Male, African American, mild-mannered, life-worn, factory worker, 40-50.
- Keesha: Female, African-American, attractive, spunky; working-class single mother. Must be believable as a teenager and adult (Ages from 16 to 26 during the film)
- Kwame – Male, African-American, Keesha’s smart-mouthed son, 8-10.
- Koolayde – Male, African-American, smooth, connected, hustler. 25 – 30
Non-Union, all roles are paid at a daily rate.
Email HEADSHOT and RESUME for consideration to firstname.lastname@example.org