Saturday, September 14, 2013

Casting Call, parody of The Shining


From: Chris Raboin []
Sent: Saturday, September 14, 2013 1:22 AM
Subject: The Shining (South Tucson)


Syndicated Evangelist is shooting a short parody of Stanley Kubrick's The Shining, which starred Jack Nicholson and Shelly Duvall.


In our parody, instead of being the winter caretakers for the luxurious Overlook Resort in the snow restricted Colorado Rockies, Jack and Wendy Torrance (the Nicholson and Duvall characters) will be the summer caretakers for a cheap South Tucson Motel, which closes down each summer because of the oppressive heat.  The South Tucson Motel like Kubrick's  Overlook -- "shines" -- that is, it's haunted.


We will be shooting from Friday October 4 through Monday October 7 at locations in Tucson and South Tucson.


We are casting for the following roles:


Jack Torrance (Jack Nicholson).  Male 30 to 55.  White.  A Jack Nicholson circa 1980 look a plus.


Wendy Torrance.  (Shelly Duval).  Female 30 to 55.  White. A Shelly Duval circa 1980 look a plus.


Danny Torrance (Danny Lloyd).  Male.  5 to 12.  White.   A Danny Lloyd circa 1980 look a plus. 


Dick Halloran (Scatman Crothers).  The Overlook Cook and Potential Rescuer.  Male 30 to 60.  Prefer Black or Latino.


Lloyd the Bartender.  Female or Male.  25 to 65.  Open Ethnicity.


S. Ullman.  The Current Hotel Manager.  Female or Male.  30 to 65.  Open Ethnicity.


Delbert Grady.  Waiter and Former Caretaker.  Female or Male. 30 to 65.  Open Ethnicity.


Two Grady Girls.  Ghosts.  5 to 12.  Open Ethnicity.


Police Officer.  Female or Male.  25 to 65.  Open Ethnicity.


Young Woman in Bathtub.  18 to 45.  Open Ethnicity.  See original film for the nature of the role.


Mature Woman in Bathtub.  50 to 75.  Open Ethnicity. See original film for the nature of the role.


Television Newscaster.  Male or Female.  25 to 75.  Open Ethnicity.


Mariachis.  Male or Female.  Age and Ethnicity Open.  Must have Mariachi wardrobe and instrument.  in our parody, the Ghost big Band will be replaced by multiple Ghost Mariachi Bands.


Hotel Guests for Formal Party.  Age and Ethnicity Open.


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