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Casting Call Details

Posted: Oct 3, 2007
Deadline: May 12, 2008
Location: Schaumburg, IL
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Role Details:


There is no pay for this role.

This role is open to non-union members.



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Do you think you have what it takes to play both a sweet caring grandmother type AND a dark, scary witch all in one film?

If so, we're looking for YOU!!

We are looking for an elderly woman (60-ish preferably, or a woman that can look older), very thin, that can play both a sweet grandmother and an evil dark witch. For the dark fairy tale "The Trees".

If this role sounds exciting and like something you would like to add to your reel, please apply right away.

If you don't have any previous acting experience, but still feel this is something you could do, feel free to submit your photos.

Email your photos/information to:

Anyone cast will receive film credit and a copy of the finished film on DVD.

Thank you for your interest. We look forward to hearing from you.

Kay - PA "The Trees".

Project Details:



A dark, fairy tale that tells the story of a brother and sister that are missing and presumed dead, and their frightening days spent lost in the dark forest. Everyone has given up on finding them alive. Everyone except one man, a detective that is driven by the abduction and murder of his own daughter.

Filming will begin in April and continue through the Spring. Most fliming will take place on the weekends, usually at dawn or at dusk, primarily in the woods with a few interior shoots. All locations are in or around Schaumburg, IL.

Other casting calls in this project:

Role Gender Age Posted Deadline Status
Girl--Gretel-type-big-sister F 10-13 Oct 3 '07 Oct 13 '07 expired
Boy--Hansel-type-little-brother M 7-12 Oct 3 '07 May 12 '08 expired
StepMotherDomineering-Wife F 35-50 Oct 3 '07 May 12 '08 expired
Extra N/A N/A Oct 3 '07 May 12 '08 expired
FatherBeatendown-controlled-husband M 40-60 Oct 3 '07 May 12 '08 expired
Villain--Child-Predator M 30-50 Oct 3 '07 May 12 '08 expired
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