feature film – the evening hour


arvold.casting is seeking actors local to Harlan, KY for the feature film The Evening Hour. Those with or without film/theatrical experience are encouraged to submit!

Please follow the instructions below to be considered.

Director: Braden King
Producer: Lucas Joaquin
Local Casting Director: Erica Arvold
Local Casting Associates: Meghan Apostoles, Eileen Siebken
Local Casting Assistant: Morgan Landers

Shoot Dates: October 8, 2018 – November 9, 2018
Location: Harlan, KY


[ELLEN] 30, she is “all sunshine and daydreams in nursing scrubs.”

[JOE TULLING] 40s – early 50s, this tall, rugged man is a representative from a coal company that is buying up land in the area for rock bottom prices.

[LINDA] 40s – 50s, this seasoned head nurse oversees the nursing home where Cole works.

[JODY HAMPTON] 20s – 40s, she’s a “mess” of a woman, a desperate addict who brokers sex for a fix. Character faces welcome.

[REGGIE] Late teens to 20s, an arrogant youth with “the frightening unpredictability of a teenage drug addict,” he is an Appalachian native, but an outsider in Dove Creek.

[CUTTER] Early 30s, this devout young preacher leads the Pentecostal church.

[TINY] 68, husband to Lottie. Tiny & Lottie are a sweet old couple who are often found sitting in their rocking chairs, humming along to Appalachian ballads.

[LOTTIE] 66, wife to Tiny. Tiny & Lottie are a sweet old couple who are often found sitting in their rocking chairs, humming along to Appalachian ballads.

[YOUNG COLE] 7 years old, Caucasian with dark hair and blue eyes. Seen in flashback. Cole is frightened when his grandfather Clyde, a snake-handling Pentecostal preacher, beckons Cole to the front of the exalting congregation.

[NAOMI AND REBECCA] Aged 47 and 45, respectively, they are Dorothy & Clyde’s daughters and Cole’s aunts.

[NIKKI HASTINGS] Late teens and “already a lost cause,” this tough, vicious girl hangs around Everett and his crew.

[KATHY ROSE] 27, she’s Terry’s long­suffering wife, who greets Cole upon their return to town.

[ROUGHNECK 1 AND 2] 20s – 30s, these vicious men serve as the muscle in Everett’s criminal enterprise. Stunt experience a plus.

[DAVIS] 80s, suffering from dementia and paranoia, this nursing home resident is hard to handle, to say the least.

[VET] 20s – 40s, this combat veteran regularly buys Oxycontin from Cole. He suffered a debilitating injury during his service. Actors with disabilities, including amputees, are encouraged to submit

[WAITRESS] This young waitress gives Cole a piece of pie and blushes when Terry flirts with her.

[COOK] This male cook at a local diner bombastically welcomes his old pal Terry back to town.

[TROOPER 1 AND 2] These state troopers barge into a drug transaction with guns drawn and later rehash the details of the bust.

If you are available and appropriate for this project, please select ONE of three ways below to submit:

OPTION 1: If you have an agent, your agent may submit you for this project through Breakdown Express.

OPTION 2: If you have an Actors Access account, you may submit for this project through Actors Access.

If you have already submitted for this project via Breakdown Express or Actors Access, please do not double submit!

OPTION 3: If you do not have an Actors Access account or an agent (or do not wish to use one for this project), follow the instructions below:

  1. Please fill in the form at the following link: THE EVENING HOUR Submission Form
  2. Please send your headshot and acting resume (if any) in PDF format to [email protected].

Use the following SUBJECT HEADING for your submission (personalized to YOU):
Your First and Last Name, ROLE, City, State, TEH
For example: Jane Smith, ELLEN, Louisville, KY, TEH

For MINORS ONLY, please include your age in the subject line.
For example: John Smith, YOUNG COLE, Knoxville, TN, 8yo, TEH

If you fill out the form, email your headshot & resume AND type the subject heading as instructed, your submission is considered complete!

Thank you for following our instructions. We will be holding auditions by appointment ONLY. Submitting does not guarantee you an audition, but it does put you in consideration for one. We are only able to respond to those submissions we select for auditions, but we sincerely appreciate your interest!



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