Production looking for volunteer actors for upcoming short film

Photo: MGN
Photo: MGN

LAFAYETTE, La. (KLFY)—Lafayette and the Acadiana area are no strangers to the film industry and now a local production is seeking actors for their newest production.

According to J Millan Video Production LLC., producers are looking for volunteer actors of all ages and ethnicities for a short film which captures the “intense, and hilarious journey of a $20 bill.”

If you are interested, producers of the short film ask that you bring a headshot/resume to auditions along with any footage of previous experience. The production also asks that you please email headshot/resume to or text/call 337-330-3034 for audition sides (Scripts) or more information.

The company adds that if you have no experience, just be prepared to speak for one of the roles.

Auditions will be held Oct. 10 at 6 p.m. at 501 St. John St. Lafayette, La. 70501.

The production says most of the productions crew will consist of UL-Lafayette alumni.

Characters they say they are looking for are as follows:

  • John Henderson- A middle-aged black male who is a waiter at a local 24-hour spot
  • Meagan- White female- A young single mother who works with John at the restaurant
  • Cook- He is the cook at the 24-hour restaurant. Older black male
  • Jason Henderson- A 13 yr old kid who’s dad is John
  • Customer # 1- Older white male
  • Suzy Henderson- Mid 30’s, wife of John
  • Sonnier- Mid 50’s school teacher. Grey hair. White Female
  • Bully #1- A red-haired bully type kid. Bigger than rest of students- White Male
  • Bully #2- A leather wearing type kid with slick black hair- White Male
  • Store Clerk- An Asian store owner, really old with glasses
  • Customer- Business type guy in the wrong neighborhood- White Male
  • Homeless Guy- Really old looking type, drug abuser- Black Male
  • Drug Dealer- Young black male, street type guy
  • Solomon- Older black man, gangster type appeal to him
  • Scooter- Young drug dealer- Black Male
  • Detective Rogers- Mid 40’s white male
  • Detective Smith- 20’s white male, a rookie on the force
  • Candace- A young black female. Really good looking girl (Light skinned or Spanish
  • type)
  • Honey- She’s older than Candace and she looks like she had a rough life- Older black
  • female
  • Gunman #1- White male- skinny type
  • Gunman #2 – Asian male
  • Cab driver- Indian type male with strong accent

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