“King Lear” Casting Call for Independent Short Film (Kalamazoo, MI)

Casting Call for Male Actors

Casting three male actor for an independent short film titled, “King Lear”. Shooting starts on January 9th and continues to January 28th in Kalamazoo, MI. Shooting might end earlier than the 28th. This is an open call for actors of all ages and ethnicities. Despite the age descriptions below, we invite all actors to submit for this film. This is a short film, not a feature length film. Experience is preferred, but not necessary.


This independent film is a modern day retelling of the classic Shakespearian play “King Lear.” The film follows a homicide detective, Robert Armin, as he’s called to the gruesome crime scene of two women. One was poisoned and the other committed suicide. Shortly after that, Armin receives another call about the discovery of an additional female body. It’s soon unearthed that all these women were sisters, and Armin sets out to uncover the truth and motive of what exactly happened that fateful night.

Available Roles:

  • KENT – must appear roughly 25-30 years old
  • MIKE – must appear roughly 28-35 years old
  • JACK ALBANY – must appear roughly 30-35 years old


These are not paid roles.

How to Apply:

Please send an email with a head shot and acting resume to Frederic at: germayfa@gmail.com

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