“Detroit Unleaded” Casting Call for African American Actors (Detroit, MI)

Casting Supporting Roles

Detroit Unleaded - Independent Feature Film

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.

Supporting Roles:

  • 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 casting@detroitunleaded.com

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3 Responses to ““Detroit Unleaded” Casting Call for African American Actors (Detroit, MI)”

  1. fonda dorsey says:

    I’m intersted in the role of keesha,how would I get the oppurtunity of auditioning for this role?

  2. Roderick Clayton says:

    My name is Roderick Clayton I never played in a real movie before but i am a rapper/producer/writer and I Make my own music videos I also have a cartoon that Im working on called “Blackman” I Already Have Two Episodes. So I am A 19 year old African American 6 Feet Tall With A Slim Build From The Eastside Of Detroit On 7mile & Fenelon. I would like to audition for the role of Blizzy But I Would Play Any Role, Be An Extra or Whatever, I currently have no job So Pelase Give ME A SHOT.

  3. Crystal says:

    Hello. I worked as crew for the short film. If there any crew positions available, let me know.
    Crystal K. (Script Supervisor)

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