Michigan Casting Services – MCS
Michigan Casting Services is casting locals and extras for the Marc Forster Film, Machine Gun Preacher. The film also stars Michelle Monaghan, and Michael Shannon.
The true story of Sam Childers (Gerard Butler), a former drug-dealing biker tough guy, who found GOD and became a crusader for hundreds of Sudanese children who’ve been forced to become soilders.
[PAIGE (5 TO 7)] (F) 5 – 7, Caucasian, Sam and Lynn’s daughter. Loves her father but is often afraid of him. She desperately seeks his attention, plays a rhyming game with him and loves it when he reads to her. Yet, she also is familiar with all the signs of his building rage. SUPPORTING
[PAIGE (10 TO 12)] (F) 10 – 12, Caucasian, she is growing up and beginning to develop a life of her own in the absence of her father who is gone to Africa for long periods of time. She misses her father not being there for her and still enjoys it when he reads to her when he is home. But, with the love and support of her mother and grandmother, she is becoming more independent and making friends. SUPPORTING
[CONTRACTOR] (M) 40 – 59, Caucasian, strong, weathered face, heavyset or tall with a deep voice. Sam’s boss. He is shown as a kind man with good business sense. He helps Sam start his own construction company.
[BILL WALLACE] (M) 47 – 49, Caucasian, tan, gold jewelry – but not over the top. Car dealer who is only out to keep his family wealthy. [SHANNON WALLACE] (F) 47 – 49, Caucasian, perky, blonde hair from a bottle, stereotypical suburban housewife of Bill Wallace.
[SHAVED HEAD] (M) 30s, African-American, thin, mean, shaved head. Runs a crack house, which is robbed by Sam and Delane.
[DRIFTER] (M) Late 40s, American Indian, hitchhiker. Seems nice until he pulls a knife on Delane. Stunt experience a plus.
[PASTOR KRAUSE] (M) Caucasian, 40 – 60, charismatic, Evangelical Preacher at the church that Sam and Lynn attend. Baptizes Sam.
[CAR DEALER] (M) 40 – 60, Caucasian, all-business car dealer/conman, dealing with the dwindling economy, and knows he can get a deal on Sam’s motorcycle. No tan. Looks as though he spends most of his time indoors behind a desk.
[CO-WORKER] (F) 30s, Caucasian, a kind co-worker of Lynn’s at the canning plant.
[WOMAN] (F) 40s, any ethnicity, a desk worker at the local unemployment agency. She regrettably has to tell Sam that there are no jobs available.
[PAUL RELLING] (M) 40s, Caucasian, tall, came from South Africa to speak at Sam’s church about the horrible events unfolding in Africa. Speaks in a deep Afrikaner accent.
[CHURCH VOLUNTEER (SUE)] (F) 30 – 49, Caucasian, volunteer who takes care of the small children at the church founded by Sam and Lynn.
[CHURCH VOLUNTEER (BECCA)] (F) 30 – 59, Caucasian, volunteer who works in the office at the church founded by Sam and Lynn.
[CUSTOMS OFFICER] (M), 30s, any ethnicity, customs officer at the airport, surprised by Sam’s look.
[BANK MANAGER] (M), 40 – 49, Caucasian, manager of a bank in Pennsylvania. He is kind but to him the numbers are more important than Sam’s needs.
[PAIGE’S FRIEND] (F) 12, Caucasian, sweet, classmate of Paige’s whose only concern is an upcoming dance. Enjoys gossip.
[NEWSCASTER] (M or F) Delivers the news with authority and charisma
[BIKER] (M), 20 – 40, Caucasian, husky, bigoted, biker
[BEN HOBBES] (M) Late 40s, Caucasian, leather vested biker
[HOBBES’ DAUGHTER] (F) 12, Caucasian, Ben Hobbes’ daughter
[SHOP OWNER] (M) Caucasian, looks like he spends a lot of time behind the counter of the pawn shop he owns.
To apply for a role contact MichCasting@gmail.com.
These are fully paid positions
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