Men don't cry. You've got to be strong, especially being African American or Hispanic. You are the man or the house the protector. You have to hold it together for everyone else. Growing up have you ever heard any of these or worst been any of them, if so then my NEW web- series Colored Men Don't Cry is for you. The show explores the lives of four friends Darryl gay and single, he is head nurse at the most prestigious hospital in the city. Has been through so many failed relationships that he believes he'll never find the right one. Then there's Tyler straight, ex convict who has a bad rep, he has trouble finding a job because of his record and struggles with who he really is the only friend out of the group who didn't go to college. There's Keshia turned lesbian after being with an abusive boyfriend made her have an abortion and give up her second child. Last but not least you have Sebastian gay the youngest out of the group he was disowned by his dad, lost his mom at a young age so he has no family and still is finding himself. This series explores the lives of these four friends and the hardships and trials and tribulations that they endure. It explores their emotions and sets the record straight that it is ok for you to cry especially as a Colored Man because there is a lot that we go through in life that others may not endure and to bottle it in is only hurting us.
Darryl: African American , in shape not very built but toned. 1 of 4 main characters and main protagonist of the show. he and tyler are best friends since high school, Darryl is Head nurse at the hospital in the first episode "The House Guest" he become legal guardian of his teen age brother. Single because he can't find the right guy.
Tyler: Hispanic and African American, more defined body than Darryl, he and Darryl are best friends. he is the only straight friend in the group or at least claims to be. 1 of for main characters. works at a barbershop downtown trying to open his own shop. just got of a relationship with his high school sweet heart they were engaged. later on in the series they get back together and try and rekindle things.
Sebastian: African American , in shape but not as built as the other guys. he is the youngest in the group . dances at a local bight club, he is not in a relation ship but loves talking to men older than him. he later on in the series begins a relationship with an older man who becomes abusive towards him.
Keshia: Latina American, she is the only girl in the group and bisexual. had a bad relationship with her ex boyfriend she was pregnant at a young age 14 and gave the kid up for adoption after that she decided she would only date women but later in the series tries again. she works as a councilor for you girls going through what she went through.
Terrence: African American , he is Darryl's little brother who he becomes the legal guardian of. not really accepting of his brothers sexuality. troublesome, bullied in school because he's picked on about his brother, juvienial delinquent.
Tyrone: African American tall 6'0"+ dark-skinned for goes to college in san diego where the main characters stay. he meets Darryl through Tyler on a chat site. he and darryl began to date but later break up because Ricky is in love with Tyler.
Helen: she is Tyler's ex fianc and high school sweetheart.come back into his life demanding payment from him for their child.
Rick: African American stock broker and Sebastian's older abusive boyfriend whom we introduce later on in the show. he is very abusive do to problems like losing his job.
Dashaun: Latin American Keshia's exboyfriend and father of her daughter left because he wasn't ready for a kid.
Shelley: Caucasian tomboy she is a girl that Keshia has been seeing. she is active duty in the army.
Troy: African American The boy who bullies Terrence in school. he is bullied at home by his alcoholic father and brother.
Samantha: Tylers New girlfriend suspects tyler is trying to go back to helen.
Tim Web: older man Tyler's Probation officer.
Sandra: Darryl and Terrence's mom, wants terrence to grow up and stay out of trouble. and have a better relationship with Darryl.
Charles: Sandra's boyfriend, tired of the way her sons treat her. He is Terrence's real father and but not Darryls.
Darius: The new kid at school stands up for Terrence and protects him because he secretly has a crush on him.
Mr. Washington: Older man owns the store that Terrence goes to. Nobody knows his story but its very complicated. his wife died of cancer, his kids keep pressuring him to retire but he doesn't ant to give up his life and be treated differently .
Also looking for extras:
4 Young or ability to play young boys to play school bullies.
3 people capable of playing nurses.
1 person willing to play a waiter/waitress
1 person willing to play a teacher.
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My son Ricky just landed his first paid job, a commercial for an MP3 player. We are flying to New York to film the commerical. He is getting paid $50 and hour for filming plus residual for the commercial and print. We are so happy for him. Thanks again Explore Talent and bring on more jobs!