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"435", Role Pays: $15/hour - Self Response - New York City, NY

Audition Details

Casting ID #
1606527
Submission Type
Self Response
Location
New York City, NY - 10001
Union
Non-union
Rate/Pay
$15.00 per Hour
Release Date
12-4-2019
Audition Date
n/a
Expiration Date
12-16-2019
Casting Category
Episodic TV - Non-Union
Market(s)
Hartford, CT | Philadelphia, PA

Audition Description

Six inner city youths attend college as first generation undergrads and strive and struggle to escape the college trap with a little fun along the way.

Pays $15/hour or $50/day depending on role.

  • Role #1 - Kwame Mensah (Nino)

    Social butterfly is an understatement with a swag and irresistible charm. He often makes decisions based on emotion. Very passionate but tends to come off aggressive and pushy at times. A hot-head for lack of a better term. Very fond of the ladies and has a thing for Lisa.

    Interest include fashion, music, black culture, and basketball. Kid Bully shows his love for fashion and his view on the world. A fan of Tupac and his radical views on society he often relates to the rapper; and just like him at times can have multiple personalities. Growing up a dark-skinned male in America has shaped his mentality on how he is viewed in the U.S.

    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male
    Ethnicity: African American
    Age: 18 - 35
    Body Type: Muscular
    Expiration Date: Dec 16, 2019
  • Role #2 - Doug Parkinson/Fresh

    The quirkiest of the bunch with his own style and fashion sense. Doug is close with Nino and knew him prior to arriving to Albany. Doug's family is somewhat well off, but it hasn't made him arrogant. He is a lot of fun and has a heart. He has a super lax vibe and is loyal. He has a good heart and tries to give useful insight whenever needed.

    Aspirations of being a rapper shows his love for Hip Hop and music in general. He can often be found rolling one up and reciting his newest lyrics. A fan of Bob Marley and NAS.

    Complexion: Light Skinned, exotic look with tattoos on arm and back

    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male
    Ethnicity: Hispanic
    Age: 18 - 35
    Height: 5' 9'' - 6' 1''
    Body Type: Slim
    Expiration Date: Dec 16, 2019
  • Role #3 - Jordan Williams

    (Jelly) BROOKLYN!! The Self-Proclaimed Son of Brooklyn, Jelly glorifies his Borough for the good or bad. He is very passionate and can often be extremely stubborn but quiet. The fraternal twin brother of Ramel, he has a strong admiration for his brother often copying his moves in the new unchartered waters of college. He is the most reserved of the group and struggles with confidence and being vulnerable. He trusts his brother and follows his lead.

    • Weight: 200+ (heavy set)

    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male
    Ethnicity: African American
    Age: 18 - 60
    Height: 5' 7'' - 5' 9''
    Body Type: Extra Large||Full Figured or Large
    Expiration Date: Dec 16, 2019
  • Role #4 - Richard Ogarro /Rich

    Another Brooklyn native, He is very sarcastic and can come off as a condescending asshole at times even though he doesn't intend too. HE often carries a playful demeanor in serious situations. He adapts to most situations with humor and can also be the source of comic relief in stressful situations.

    He plays football. He later secretly joins a Fraternity

    He is looking for the college experience and is the most willing to go out and adventure by himself. He Has groups of friends outside his core group.

    • Weight: 185 (chubby to muscular build)

    • Complexion: brown skinned

    • Nationality: Jamaican-American

    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 18 - 60
    Body Type: Muscular or Extra Large||Full Figured
    Expiration Date: Dec 16, 2019
  • Love interest of Nino, a detective's daughter, who is a headstrong, unapologetic and second generation African American. She is driven and focused on promoting black intellectuals as the head of the Black Alliance. She is bright, honest and down to earth. She sees the best in people often to her own detriment.

    She sees something in Nino and will use her connections and resources to help him in any way she can

    Complexion: Dark Skinned

    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Female
    Ethnicity: African American
    Age: 18 - 35
    Height: 5' 4'' - 5' 8''
    Expiration Date: Dec 16, 2019
  • A local drug dealer that has the need to prove his worth to Tone, the head of the organization and his uncle. He believes he is ready to be a part of the family business but is frustrated with his position. Every move he makes is overly aggressive in order to try to salvage a wounded ego. He doesn't think before he acts, and doesn't care about the consequences of his actions. He has suffered the loss of a mother, which is his heart string. The streets and making a name are his focus.

    weight:190 muscular build

    complexion: Brown Skinned

    Nationality: 8th generation African American

    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male
    Ethnicity: African American
    Age: 18 - 35
    Height: 5' 8'' - 6' 0''
    Body Type: Muscular
    Expiration Date: Dec 16, 2019
  • A Legacy Fraternity Freshman and roommate to Mello. Shaun is a pretty boy that love the ladies. Shaun comes from a well off family and can be pretentious and think highly of himself. He can be a "try hard" and wants desperately to prove himself to his frat. Mello and Shaun's dynamic is short and contentious. Shaun secretly looks down at Mello and that becomes the main conflict between them.

    Weight: slim cut

    Complexion: Brown Skinned

    Nationality: 8th Generation African American

    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male
    Ethnicity: African American
    Age: 18 - 35
    Height: 5' 7'' - 5' 10''
    Expiration Date: Dec 16, 2019
  • Fem Tomboy with feminine quirks. She is the quintessential Brooklyn chick. A chameleon of sorts. She is Cam's closest friend almost like a sister. She is an upperclassmen in her Junior year and is knowledgeable about everything from politics to the weed she sells on campus. You would never expect this sweet face to be the catalyst and one of the bridges between the streets and college world on campus. She is super loyal, ALL about her people, her friend Cam and her pockets.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Female
    Ethnicity: African American
    Age: 18 - 35
    Height: 5' 6'' - 5' 9''
    Expiration Date: Dec 16, 2019
  • Strong, opinionated, "feminist", proud Muslimah, pre Med with a knack for creativity. She covers sometimes but ONLY when she chooses and doesn't allow pressure from any outside opinions to dictate her actions or beliefs. She wears a hard shell but only to B.S. She is really sweet and kind. She is Mello's potential love interest who is NOT easily swayed by his charms. She is also a ``fixer", determined to make all around her better whether people want it or not.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Female
    Ethnicity: African American
    Age: 18 - 35
    Height: 5' 6'' - 5' 9''
    Expiration Date: Dec 16, 2019
  • He is ANT's uncle. He is Head of the local drug organization in the college town. He would be Omar from the wire. A quiet yet aggressively powerful presence. He doesn't say much and his actions are extremely calculated. He doesn't mince words and while Ant may be his nephew, He holds no heart for anything but his legacy. He is all about staying low key and will stop anything that threatens what he has built.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male
    Ethnicity: African American
    Age: 25 - 45
    Height: 5' 11'' - 6' 4''
    Expiration Date: Dec 16, 2019
  • Role #11 - Shiggy (Influencer)

    JELLY'S roomate. All out clown and comic relief are his major qualities. He doesn't have a button that allows him to assess the seriousness of any situation. He is aloof, goofy at times and extremely immature. He is very funny and not ashamed to embarrass himself in any given situation
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male
    Ethnicity: African American
    Age: 18 - 35
    Expiration Date: Dec 16, 2019
  • Role #12 - Lisa's Uncle

    "Play Uncle to Lisa" and one of her father's closes friends and confidants. An officer with a heart of gold. The actual good cop who just wants to help. He has a big soft spot for his niece and often helps her out of binds.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male
    Ethnicity: African American
    Age: 36 - 60
    Height: 5' 6'' - 6' 0''
    Expiration Date: Dec 16, 2019
  • Role #13 - Charlie

    Alcoholic, abusive father to Cam. He is a man who is numbing the pain of his wife's death with alcohol. He is completely disinterested and possibly even completely unable to support his son Cam emotionally. In fact, Cam is his relentless punching bag suffering from his mental and physical abuse.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male
    Ethnicity: African American
    Age: 18 - 35
    Height: 5' 8'' - 6' 2''
    Expiration Date: Dec 16, 2019
  • Role #14 - Xavier

    He is President of the Fraternity that conflicts with the 435 Crew. He is pretentious, privileged and wealthy. The quintessential frat ass hole.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male
    Ethnicity: African American
    Age: 18 - 35
    Height: 5' 10'' - 6' 0''
    Expiration Date: Dec 16, 2019
  • Role #15 - Cam's Barber

    Seeking a fine actor to portray this supporting role.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 18 - 60
    Expiration Date: Dec 16, 2019
  • Role #16 - Student Drug Dealer

    Seeking a fine actor to portray this supporting role.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male, Female
    Ethnicity: Caucasian
    Age: 18 - 35
    Expiration Date: Dec 16, 2019
  • Role #17 - Guidance Counselor

    Seeking a fine actor to portray this supporting role.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male, Female
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 18 - 60
    Expiration Date: Dec 16, 2019
  • Role #18 - Cam's Professor

    Seeking a fine actor to portray this supporting role.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male, Female
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 18 - 60
    Expiration Date: Dec 16, 2019
  • Role #19 - Assistant

    Cam's teacher's assistant. Seeking a fine actor to portray this supporting role.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male, Female
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 18 - 60
    Expiration Date: Dec 16, 2019
  • Role #20 - Mello's Dad (Voice)

    Seeking a fine actor to portray this supporting role.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 18 - 60
    Expiration Date: Dec 16, 2019
  • Role #21 - RA- Shaun's Girl

    Seeking a fine actor to portray this supporting role.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Female
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 18 - 35
    Expiration Date: Dec 16, 2019
  • Role #22 - RA- Moe's Dorm

    Seeking a fine actor to portray this supporting role.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male, Female
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 18 - 60
    Expiration Date: Dec 16, 2019
  • Role #23 - Performing Artist

    Performing Artist for party . Seeking a fine actor to portray this supporting role.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male, Female
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 18 - 60
    Expiration Date: Dec 16, 2019
  • Role #24 - Management

    Performing Artist Management. Seeking a fine actor to portray this supporting role.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male, Female
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 18 - 60
    Expiration Date: Dec 16, 2019
  • Role #25 - Nino's Mom

    Seeking a fine actor to portray this supporting role.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Female
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 36 - 60
    Expiration Date: Dec 16, 2019
  • Role #26 - Barber 2

    Seeking a fine actor to portray this supporting role.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 18 - 60
    Expiration Date: Dec 16, 2019
  • Role #27 - Barber 3

    Seeking a fine actor to portray this supporting role.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 18 - 60
    Expiration Date: Dec 16, 2019
  • Role #28 - Barbershop Patrons

    Seeking fine actors to portray this supporting role.
    Seeking 10 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 18 - 60
    Expiration Date: Dec 16, 2019
  • Role #29 - Frat Brothers

    Seeking fine actors to portray this supporting role.
    Seeking 10 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 18 - 60
    Expiration Date: Dec 16, 2019
  • Role #30 - Sorority Girls

    Seeking fine actors to portray this supporting role.
    Seeking 10 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Female
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 18 - 35
    Expiration Date: Dec 16, 2019
  • Role #31 - Members

    Black Alliance Members. Seeking fine actors to portray this supporting role.
    Seeking 10 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male, Female
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 18 - 60
    Expiration Date: Dec 16, 2019
  • Role #32 - Students

    Seeking fine actors to portray this supporting role.
    Seeking 10 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male, Female
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 18 - 35
    Expiration Date: Dec 16, 2019
  • Role #33 - Parents

    Seeking fine actors to portray this supporting role.
    Seeking 10 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male, Female
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 18 - 60
    Expiration Date: Dec 16, 2019
  • Role #34 - Mock Court Students

    Seeking fine actors to portray this supporting role.
    Seeking 10 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male, Female
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 18 - 35
    Expiration Date: Dec 16, 2019
  • Role #35 - Students & Staff

    Honor court students and staff. Seeking fine actors to portray this supporting role.
    Seeking 10 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male, Female
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 18 - 60
    Expiration Date: Dec 16, 2019
  • Role #36 - Detectives

    Seeking fine actors to portray this supporting role.
    Seeking 10 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male, Female
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 18 - 60
    Expiration Date: Dec 16, 2019
  • Role #37 - Police Officers

    Seeking fine actors to portray this supporting role.
    Seeking 10 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male, Female
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 18 - 60
    Expiration Date: Dec 16, 2019
  • Role #38 - Ant's crew

    Seeking fine actors to portray this supporting role.
    Seeking 10 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male, Female
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 18 - 60
    Expiration Date: Dec 16, 2019
  • Role #39 - Groupies

    Seeking fine actors to portray this supporting role.
    Seeking 10 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male, Female
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 18 - 60
    Expiration Date: Dec 16, 2019
  • Role #40 - Melvin Williams

    (Melo) Voted the leader of the 435 Crew, Melo is generally the spear head of the group. He tends to take the leadership role when it comes to the them and is also the peace maker. The most levelheaded and focused of the group. He is studious, keen and has a high attention to detail. He is very aware of his image. Mello thinks legacy and longevity.

    He has aspirations to become a Mogul and successful business man. Has a motivational presence about him that brings the morale of the group up. He is extremely business minded and attacks all obstacles as if he were running a business. Very hard headed and stubborn at times as he often only sees things from one perspective.

    Strong roots connected to Brooklyn, he wants to make the neighborhood he grew up in better by showing them you can come from the gutter and be successful.

    Weight: 145

    Seeking 10 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male, Female
    Ethnicity: African American
    Age: 18 - 35
    Height: 5' 8'' - 5' 11''
    Body Type: Medium
    Expiration Date: Dec 16, 2019
  • Role #41 - Cameron James

    A complicated character. On the outside, Mel is the most aggressive of the group. He is often motivated by undiagnosed anxiety coupled with a traumatic childhood; stemming from a combination of his dysfunctional relationship with his father and violence he faced growing up in the hood. Cam is wild, off the handle and highly impulsive. He often expresses his frustration through unmitigated violent tantrums but at his core Cam is in a battle to do better. He wants to change but often finds himself dragged back into chaos just as he fights his way out. Mel lives life on the edge and at times feels untouchable. Mel has a take by force mentality and is very protective of the group often inheriting and causing a majority of the beef. He is loyal to a fault and will do whatever he feels necessary for the group to be respected. Respect is huge with Mel and doesn't condone disrespect especially from outsiders.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male
    Ethnicity: African American
    Age: 18 - 30
    Height: 5' 9'' - 6' 3''
    Expiration Date: Dec 16, 2019
  • Role #42 - Jordan Williams

    Weight: 200 - 300 lbs

    The Self-Proclaimed Son of Brooklyn, Jelly glorifies his Borough for the good or bad. He is very passionate and can often be extremely stubborn but quiet. The fraternal twin brother of Ramel, he has a strong admiration for his brother often copying his moves in the new unchartered waters of college. He is the most reserved of the group and struggles with confidence and being vulnerable. He trusts his brother and follows his lead.

    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male
    Ethnicity: African American
    Age: 18 - 30
    Height: 5' 7'' - 5' 9''
    Expiration Date: Dec 16, 2019
  • Role #43 - Omari

    Stern no nonsense lead detective and unapologetic protector of his daughter Lisa. He will do anything to protect her from the scumbags he sees as 'thugs' on campus and off.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male
    Ethnicity: African American
    Age: 45 - 70
    Expiration Date: Dec 16, 2019
  • Role #44 - Nino's Dad

    Proud Father from Ghana is an understatement. He is overjoyed that his son has made it as the first college student of their entire family. He is supportive and fluid in nature and has a strict but friendly disposition. He can joke, but is about success and the bottom line.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male
    Ethnicity: African American
    Age: 45 - 70
    Height: 5' 11'' - 6' 4''
    Expiration Date: Dec 16, 2019
  • Role #45 - Oliver

    Frat brother and follower and fluky to Xavier. He is his right hand man.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male
    Ethnicity: African American
    Age: 18 - 30
    Height: 5' 8'' - 5' 10''
    Expiration Date: Dec 16, 2019

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