wish you well – casting complete


*revised/added roles (Sept. 9)
Producers: Sara Elizabeth Timmins, David Baldacci, Karen S. Spiegel
Assoc. Producer: Erica Arvold
Director: Darnell Martin
Writer: David Baldacci
Casting Director: Erica Arvold
Casting Associate: Michelle Kelly
Casting Assistant: Andrea Gaines
Start Date: October 8, 2012
Location: Giles, Virginia

Searching specifically for LOCAL and REGIONAL talent in the MidAtlantic area.

[DIAMOND] 10-12 yr old, a mountain boy LEAD
[OZ] 6-9 yr old boy LEAD
[EUGENE] 18 yrs old, tall and muscular, African American, Louisa Mae’s friend and farmhand LEAD
[JUDD WHEELER] 40s, a greedy coal company executive PRINCIPAL
[JUDGE HENRY ATKINS] 60s, small town judge with great authority PRINCIPAL
[AMANDA CARDINAL] 30s, mother of two, an accident has left her an invalid PRINCIPAL
[DOCTOR TRAVIS BARNES] 40s – 50s, a capable small town doctor PRINCIPAL
[PRIVATE NURSE] 30s – 50s, a strict and uncompromising private nurse PRINCIPAL
[OWNER] 50s, an ice cream parlor owner PRINCIPAL
[JEAN] 30s – 60s, a court employee who works in the deeds office PRINCIPAL
[LUTHER ROSS] chief of psychiatry, serves as an “expert witness” in court PRINCIPAL
[SALLY] 20’s – 30’s, extremely thin/starving, an abused and pregnant wife who gives birth, lives in the mountains on a farm PRINCIPAL
[NURSE] a caretaker for Louisa Mae in the hospital PRINCIPAL
[MAN] estate executor and/or a coal company executive PRINCIPAL
[BAILIFF] a court bailiff PRINCIPAL
[FOREMAN] announces the verdict in a court trial PRINCIPAL
[ELDERLY LOU] 70′s, a dignified elderly woman who is a successful author reflecting back on the events that shaped her life – voice quality important
STORYLINE – Precocious 12-year-old Louisa Mae Cardinal and her younger brother Oz must go with their invalid mother to live on their great-grandmother’s farm in Virginia. Lou finds herself coming of age in a new landscape, makes her first true friend, and experiences a struggle played out in a Virginia courtroom that will determine her future and the future of the entire town.

Please send a recent photo and resume to wishyouwellcasting©gmail•com (copy the resume into the body of the email if possible, please do not worry about formatting).
Please include ALL the following information at the top of your email submission IN THIS ORDER:
First and Last Name:
City, State, Zip:
Are you a local hire (do you reside within 60 miles of Pearisburg, VA): YES or NO
Union status (SAG-AFTRA or Non-union):
Age or age range (if over 18):
Birthdate (ONLY if under 18):
Cell Phone number:
Agent (if any):
Agent’s contact info (if any):
Are you available to audition in Charlottesville on Monday, September 10th (YES or NO):
Are you available to audition in Charlottesville on Tuesday, September 11th (YES or NO):
Are you available to audition in Charlottesville on Wednesday, September 12th (YES or NO):
If not available for audition in Charlottesville, are you able to self tape an audition (YES or NO):
Are you available to attend a call-back in the Roanoke area on Thursday, September 13th (YES or NO):
Are you available to attend a call-back in the Roanoke area on Friday, September 14th (YES or NO):
Confirm FULL AVAIL or provide availability info for shoot dates below:
Availability for shoot dates of October 8 – November 3, 2012:

Finally, please put the following SUBJECT HEADING for your submission (personalized to YOU): YOUR FIRST AND LAST NAME and the ROLE for which you are submitting.
Example: Joe Smith, BAILIFF

Thanks so much for following our instructions. We will be having auditions by appointment ONLY. Submitting does not automatically get you an audition, but does get you considered for one. We are only able to respond to those submissions we select for auditions, but we appreciate your interest!

Agency and direct actor submissions accepted.



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