ACTORS NEEDED FOR THE FILM “ALTER EGO” – UNION & NON-UNION MAY APPLY

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    PRODUCTION TITLE: Alter Ego – Private memories of my other me

    MEDIA: Film

    STATUS: Union and Non-Union may apply

    COMPANY: Vancouver Film School

    DIRECTOR: Bernardo Covarrubias

    PRODUCER: James Mattagne

    WRITER: Michael Warnock

    CASTING DIRECTOR: James Mattagne

    AUDITION DATES: Sun. Oct. 22nd and Mon. Oct. 23rd

    AUDITION LOCATION: 151 w.Cordova St, Vancouver – by appointment only

    CALL-BACK DATE: TBA

    SHOOT DATES: Tues. Oct. 31st to Sat. Nov. 4th

    SHOOT LOCATION: Vancouver

    PAY RATE: No pay / Lunch offered

     

    *** SUBMISSIONS ARE BEING ACCEPTED FROM VANCOUVER TALENT ONLY ***

     

    SYNOPSIS: Klaus Flue is an vegan man who suffers from Dissociative Identity Disorder. He is obsessed with his wife Eileen who left him and is cheating on him with another man. Klaus takes medication to shut down his inner-voice Serling that persuades him to do bad things. After a long journey in this surrealistic day he discovers that his co-worker Mike is the one cheating with his wife. Klaus will now have to face the responsibility for the crazy decisions that his inner voice will persuade him to do.

     

    CASTING:

    KLAUS FLUE – LEAD ROLE – MALE – 30 TO 40 YRS OLD – ANY RACE
    45 LINES – 19 SCENES
    KLAUS FLUE Klaus is a vegan man that Works in a salad bar in Fargo, Minnesota. He suffers from Dissociative Personality Disorder. He creates an alter personality, SERLING, as a reflection of his abusive dad. He takes medication to avoid dealing with this inner-voice. Klaus falls into a depression after being suspicious that his wife, EILEEN, was having an affair with someone else. Obsessed with her because she was the only one that had accepted him as a person in the past, so he will do whatever it takes to find the truth. Aware and conscious of his illness, Klaus likes to be treated as a normal person because he believes that he can be a good man and human being. HARMONIOUS, UNHAPPY, WIERDO, FAITHFUL.

    SERLING VOICE – SUPPORTING ROLE – MALE – 20 TO 35 YRS OLD – ANY RACE
    36 LINES – 11 SCENES
    Voice Actor Serling Alter personality of Klaus Flue. It has his own state of mind and things as an individual character. He is not the host state of mind of the body but his main objective is to manipulate Klaus by telling him horrible things and pushing him to do bad things so he can have control of the body and became the host. Klaus medication makes Serling disappear temporality and he doesn’t like that. AGRESSIVE, MANIPULATIVE, OPPRESIVE, SINISTER.

    EILEEN FLUE – ACTOR ROLE – FEMALE – 25 TO 35 YRS OLD – ANY RACE
    2 LINES – 3 SCENES
    EILEEN FLUE She is an Intelligent and free spirited beautiful woman from Fargo, Minnesota, that enjoys helping others. Supportive and reliable she doesn’t know how or when to say “no” to other people, Always putting herself in difficult situations.After a five years marriage with Klaus Flue, a man that suffers Dissociative Personality Disorder, she realized that her life wasn’t how she thought it was going to be and started to get tired of always having to take care of Klaus and his issues. She had an affair with his husbands co-worker trying to follow her instincts of finding something better for her. Now she wants to start over even that she feels sorry for the man that she used t o love KIND, SYMPATHETIC, HUMANE, REMOURCEFUL

    ADRIANNA BARKS – ACTOR ROLE – FEMALE – 28 TO 30 YRS OLD – ANY RACE
    11 LINES – 2 SCENES
    ADRIANNA BARKS: Detective and private investigator in Fargo, Minnesota. She works closely with the police department, her career is very important to her. Highly skilled in gathering information about others, she is cunning, quick on her feet, and level headed in stressful situations. A bit of a control freak. VIGILANT, ATTENTIVE, INDUSTRIOUS.

    KELSEY GARDENER – ACTOR ROLE – FEMALE – 20 TO 25 YRS OLD – ANY RACE
    13 LINES – 4 SCENES
    KELSEY GARDENER: Alternative girl from Fargo, Minnesota, She is the kind of girl that enjoys listening to heavy metal music. She looks rebellious, but on the inside is very sweet. She’s very talkative, and is open talking about her personal relationships and family. She cares more about other people than herself. She doesn’t ´t have a very close relationship with Klaus Flue, (her co-worker) but after working with him for the last 10 months she knows him well. INDEPENDENT, PHILOSOPHICAL, INTROSPECTIVE.

    MIKE NICHOLSON – ACTOR ROLE – MALE – 25 TO 35 YRS OLD – ANY RACE
    6 LINES – 2 SCENES
    MIKE NICHOLSON: Employee of the month at Mortimer Salad bar. He is very lucky guy with a perfect life. He always had been a good looking man and this help him to open some doors in the past. He became very narcissist and self-centered after all this years. He meets EILEEN, his co-worker wife in the new years party that the Salad bar company make every year. After that night he realized that she was gorgeous and she deserves a better man than Klaus Flue. He doesn’t feel any empathy for Klaus, or anyone else. He is very hypocritical.

    DOC CATHY – ACTOR ROLE – MALE – 30 TO 40 YRS OLD – ANY RACE
    2 LINES – 2 SCENES
    DOC CATHY: Alcoholic and pervert man who works in the T.V industry. He is the host of a weird T.V show called DOC CATHY ´S DEN that is part of one of the Klaus ´s hallucinations where the world is a happy paradise. He is a totally different person in the show, always smiling and laughing. He pretends to be someone that he is not. FAKE, INDECENT, VICIOUS.

    SALAD BAR CUSTOMER – ACTOR ROLE – MALE – 35 TO 45 YRS OLD – ANY RACE
    5 LINES – 1 SCENE
    SALAD BAR CUSTOMER He has been unemployed for a number of years, He used to work as a Film editor. He spends most of his time indulging himself in food and media. He is a very negative and egocentric person. Always wanted to be treated as a King. He is miserable with himself and his life. ARROGANT.

    NEWS ANCHOR – ACTOR ROLE – FEMALE – 28 TO 32 YRS OLD – ANY RACE
    1 LINE – 1 SCENE
    ANCHOR: Reporter of the the largest T.V. news channel in Minnesota.

    POLICE OFFICERS – ACTOR ROLE – MALE AND FEMALE – 28 TO 32 YRS OLD – ANY RACE
    1 LINE – 1 SCENE
    POLICE OFFICERS: x2 Police officers from Fargo Police department. Law enforcement and the keepers of the peace in the town. They take their jobs very seriously. [1]

    911 PHONE OPERATOR – ACTOR ROLE – FEMALE – 28 TO 32 YRS OLD – ANY RACE
    3 LINES – 1 SCENE
    911 PHONE OPERATOR: 911 Phone operator. She works all day answering calls of the emergency phone number. Most of the time joke calls or old people that cannot open their pickle jars. She choose that job so she can save lives.

    SERLING BODY – NON-SPEAKING ROLE – MALE – 20 TO 35 YRS OLD – ANY RACE
    2 SCENES
    SERLING (Body) Alter personality of Klaus Flue. It has his own state of mind and things as an individual character. He is not the host state of mind of the body but his main objective is to manipulate Klaus by telling him horrible things and pushing him to do bad things so he can have control of the body and became the host. Klaus medication makes Serling disappear temporality and he doesn’t like that. AGRESSIVE, MANIPULATIVE, OPPRESIVE, SINISTER. The actor must be comfortable with SPFX Make-Up. The actor will be covered from head to tow in Make-Up and will only wear pants.

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