UPCOMING CASTING CALL
DATE: Sunday, April 2nd, 2017
LOCATION: BoxJelly, 307 Kamani St., Kakaako
TIME: 12noon - 5pm
CONTACT: Akemi Bischoff, firstname.lastname@example.org
Please bring your Headshot and Resume/Bio upon arrival.
Street parking available.
Sag ultra low budget and non-union welcome to audition.
Meals and copy provided.
CURRENTLY CASTING FOR THE FOLLOWING ROLES:
BRANDON - 30’s, HAWAIIAN, MALE
Hawaiian mixed with Puerto Rican, Mexican, Black non Asian, Not typically handsome, but attractive and very successful with the ladies. Strong construction worker from the Big Island. Good person, but emotionally undeveloped. Concerned with appearances. Father of KEA main characters two children. He’s manipulative and can be very charming, walks with a chip on his shoulder. Cocky.
AMY - 60, ASIAN, FEMALE
A Korean-American bar maid roughly in her sixties, Amy is a tough, mama-san, who’s pretty in the dark. She’s not tall but height not as important as look. Slight accent. Obsessed with skin care, and has the ageless, frozen smile of many botox treatments. Smart.
UNCLE BULLY – 60, ASIAN, MALE
An Asian Hawaiian Marlon Brando in his 60s, Uncle Bully is soft-spoken but intimidating. Dan Inouye mixed with Bumpy Kanahele. The Godfather of the homeless park, the devil you know with his fingers in everything. He’s charming but controlling and knows how to get his way. Comfortable in his skin, been around more blocks than you know
QUEENIE - LATE 60’S- BRITISH OR WHITE
Homeless, Obese, Delusional. Sunburnt, Not pretty. Fancies herself Royalty. British accent.
GRANDMA – 70, FEMALE
Think LILIUOKALANI- A beautiful Hawaiian with a kind face. She struggles to hold onto the last vestiges of her mind, but still has the kind of smile that makes everyone love her. Genuine and sweet, she radiates peace and old knowledge.
SAMOAN LADY, TOW YARD CASHIER – 40S, FEMALE
Tough, Polynesian, not afraid to say NO!
HAWAIIAN GIANT, TOW YARD MUSCLE – 40S, MALE
The Muscle, intimidating, nobody fucks with him. Soft inside, Needs to be able to express emotions.
TOWER GIRLFRIEND – 25 max, FEMALE
She is a sexy 25 year old foreign Chinese women that looks like an instagram model- busty with a big bottom but skinny as hell. She kills in a bikini. Bi Lingual a plus.
HAWAIIAN IMMERSION SCHOOL PRINCIPAL 20-30, FEMALE
She has a local Hawaiian look, likely younger in her 30s. Hardened young Hawaiian activist.
TAXI DRIVER- 50’S MALE- LOCAL
HAOLE BARISTA, HIPSTER – 20s, FEMALE or MALE
Man bun, Tattoos.
KU`E HAWAIIAN – MALE OLDER- HOMELESS
Hawaiian, older male with shock of white hair, looks like he wears a malo, timeless, era-less, dark weathered.
THREE COPS - ONE YOUNG HAWAIIAN COP – 30s or 40s MALE
OLDER JAPANESE / local, ONE HAOLE cop sitting in cafe.
GAS STATION WORKER – OLDER, MALE
Older Japanese or Korean local male.
HOMELESS DRUG ADDICT - FEMALE
Non-speaking role. A female drug addict, homeless and long on the streets, mentally unstable.
BRANDON’S MOM -LATE 50’S, HAWAIIAN, FEMALE
Non-speaking role. Broken emotionally, overworked, tired with life.
OLD CHINATOWN FISHERMAN / CRABBER – 80S, MALE
Non-speaking role. He’s thin and weathered from a life under the sun.
TOYOTA TRUCK DRIVER
Non-speaking role. He is a stoney, smiley Hawaiian driving a local-style, low-rider truck, almost exclusively listening to Jawaiian music. Not intimidating. Could be built big like brother Iz.
Non-speaking role. We see them in the park at the end of the film. This is a white couple in Hawaii for the vacation dream, and they misinterpret Kea’s dance as a dance of Aloha, rather than what it really means.
BOY WO – 7ISH, MALE
He resembles Peter Shinkoda at around seven years old. This role requires some real emotion. Withdrawn and meloncholy.
GIRL KEA - FEMALE
She is a dead ringer for Kea around 5 years old or so. KEA’s daughter
Kea and Brandons son.
BIGGER HAWAIIAN GIRL
A large girl, big for a 5th grade class
SMALLER HAWAIIAN BOY
Small and sensitive for his age.
AMY’S BAR EXTRAS - VARIETY
Homeless people, drug addicts, seedy-types: it’s where the retired go to hide drink away their retirements drown their sorrows. A few hostesses, weathered yet pretty, past being young.
HAWAIIAN IMMERSION SCHOOL CLASS 5TH GRADE - hawaiian speaking
CONSTRUCTION WORKERS – VARIETY, MALE
Non-speaking role. Men of varying shapes, sizes, and age.
Typical all-female dancers.
KAKAAKO HOMELESS CAMP EXTRAS - SKID ROW- MIXED ETHNICITIES WITH KIDS
BULLY’S TENT EXTRAS- MALE AND FEMALE
Random Chinatown, Aala Park crack heads.
CHINATOWN DRUGGIE EXTRAS
KAKAAKO HIPSTER TYPES – 20s/30s MALE AND FEMALE
Tech Business Types in their 20s, 30s ready to take over the world. All white.
LOCAL DIVE DINERS
Cops, Blue Collar Hawaiian worker, Hawaiian Electric look types