Casting Call for Web Series “Heroes of Olympus” [Millbrook, AL] #casting
Posted September 30, 2017
PLOT SUMMARY: A webseries based off of the Heroes of Olympus series by Rick Riordan, starting with the first book, The Lost Hero. The series is a sequel to the Percy Jackson series and follows seven main heroes as they rush to save the world and their camps.
TITLE: Heroes of Olympus
TYPE: Independent Film
CATEGORY: Web Series
UNION STATUS: Non-Union
DIRECTOR: Crystal Klose and Olivia Horne
WRITER: Crystal Klose and Olivia Horne
PRODUCER: Crystal Klose and Olivia Horne
CASTING: Crystal Klose and Olivia Horne
PRODUCTION DATE & LOCATION
LOCATION: Millbrook, Alabama; Montgomery, Alabama
Jason Grace: 15-18, male, blonde hair, eye color doesn’t matter
Jason is a leader figure. He’s serious and is there to do what needs to be done, while caring about his friends.
Leo Valdez: 15-18; male; brown,curly hair; preferably Hispanic, however, if you are Caucasian you may try as well
Leo is a goofball, usually joking around, though he has a tragic past.
Coach Hedge:15 and up; male; under 6’; preferably Caucasian, will accept any race (but any Asians might want to wait and try for Frank)
Coach Hedge takes his job very seriously and is protective.
Will Solace: 15-18, blonde hair, male, Caucasian
Will is more in the serious side.
Drew Tanaka: 15-18 dark hair, female, race doesn’t matter
Drew likes to flirt.
Extras: 13-18, can be any race and gender
Chiron: 16-19, male, preferably Caucasian, but can be any race
Chiron is a father figure and mentor.
Hera: 16-19, female, hair color does not matter, Hispanic or Caucasian
Hera is the queen of the gods. She has her own agenda, and while it might not seem like it, cares deeply for her family.
OTHER: Film Credit
NOTES: You are responsible for your own transportation to and from the filming sites.
TYPE: Video Audition
NOTES: Please film yourself reading any lines for the character from chapters one through ten. For extras, film yourself reacting to someone else (so it would be background acting).
We are willing to make exceptions for the roles; please email us any questions (for example: if you feel you could play the part well, but are not an exact fit).
SUBMISSIONS DUE BY: November 15, 2017
SEND EMAIL TO: email@example.com
INCLUDE: Headshot, Regular photo okay
NOTES: Please send all the files along with your name and age along with the best way to contact you and what city you live in. If you have a resume as well, you can send it in, though they are not required. Specify in your email who you are auditioning for.
There may be fight scenes, so please be okay with acting in those.
If you know you will busy in the spring, especially Saturdays, please do not try for a major role. All auditionees will be notified by the end of November. We hope to make it through the whole series, so also include if you will be able to finish out the project or not (this will not affect your audition unless you have to leave halfway through a book). You may audition for more than one role. Full details will be released to the chosen actors.
This project is run by high school students. This means top equipment won’t be used, but we will work to make the final outcome as good as possible.