Open Casting Call for feature film "The Willows" in Kentucky

Open auditions are being held on May 7 and 9, 2009 for the independent feature horror film "The Willows" in Bowling Green, Kentucky.

Sides (selected scenes) will be provided. Principle photography will take place during July and August 2009. Please bring résumés, headshots and/or photographs, if you have them. No previous acting experience necessary.

Character Breakdowns:

ALEX: Male. 20 - 25 years old. Caucasian. Leader of the expedition. Proactive, prepared.

DUKE: Male. 20 - 25 years old. African American. Alex's friend. Tall, strong, confident.

COOPER: Male. 20 - 25 years old. Race unspecified. Alex's friend. Outspoken, obnoxious, sarcastic.

MEGAN: Female. 15 - 18 years old. Caucasian. Alex's sister. Harsh, acerbic, unstable.

RACHEL: Female. 20 - 25 years old. Race unspecified. Alex's girlfriend. Strong, rational, grounded.

DAWN: Female. 20 - 25 years old. African American. Rachel's friend. Laid back, watchful, aware.

FEBE: Female. 4 - 6 years old. African American. Mysterious orphan. Tranquil, peculiar, unsettling.

VICTORIA: Female. 4 - 6 years old. Caucasian. Mysterious orphan. Tranquil, peculiar, unsettling.

CHRISTABELLA: Female. 30 - 60 years old. African American. Slave leader. Strong, charismatic. Creole accent preferred, but unnecessary.

Plot Outline:

The plot involves a group of students exploring the property that one of them has recently inherited. The old plantation was mysteriously abandoned in the 1860's, and the friends are about to discover why.


Gordon Wilson Hall
Room 308
Western Kentucky University
Bowling Green, Kentucky


Thursday, May 7, 2009
5:00pm - 8:00pm

Saturday, May 9, 2009
1:00pm - 4:00pm

Audition times will be extended, if necessary, to accommodate anyone who arrives on time.

In addition to the roles listed above, casting directors are also accepting résumés, headshots and photographs for a large number of supporting and extra roles:

ATTN: Casting
The Willows / Movie Production
1906 College Heights Blvd
Bowling Green, KY 42103

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*** This film has either been cast or is on hold ***

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Characters range in age from 21-50 both male and female.

They will be shooting for the first two weeks of August 2009 in South East Michigan.

American Saga Productions of Berkley, California was put together by a group of investors based mainly in Michigan.

Howling Wind Productions specializes in haunted house design and production, filming, costumes and props. The company is based in Michigan.