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Casting For The Red Pill Hustler

This short web episode is connected to a web series based on multiple characters with overlapping storylines. It will be a one-day shoot indoors with small b-roll exterior shots slated for the next day if the weather is not ideal.

Production Title: The Red Pill Hustler
Union / Non-Union: Non-Union
Production Type: Independent
Project Length: Short Film (10 minutes)
Project Format: 16:9 HD
Production Location: Atlanta
Production Company: J-Style Films
Director: Jay Carver
Audition Location: TBD
Shooting Location: TBD
Email: castings@jamescarveronline.com
Compensation: Yes

Key Dates

Auditions: TBD
Shooting Starts: July 26, 2024
Shooting Ends: July 27, 2024

Synopsis

A depressed red pill influencer risks losing everything as he fabricates a glamorous life on social media, battling his self-doubt and insecurities to become a famous self-help guru.

Lead Character Bio (Chuck Dollar)

Name: Chuck Dollar
Gender: Male
Age: 18 to 35
Ethnicity: Open
Summary: Chuck is deeply insecure about his lack of wealth, status, and meaningful relationships. His loneliness drives him to create a facade to feel accepted and admired. Despite his flaws, Chuck is highly ambitious and resourceful, always finding creative ways to present himself as successful and influential. He is skilled at deception, using his charm and cunning to manipulate his followers and those around him into believing his false narrative. Chuck’s story is a cautionary tale about the perils of “faking it until you make it.” His character arc takes him from the heights of fabricated success to the depths of exposed fraud, ultimately leading to a moment of self-realization and the beginning of authentic personal growth.

Pay Rate: $50, copy and credit.


Supporting Character Bio (Daphne)

Name: Daphne
Gender: Female
Age: 20’s to early 30’s
Ethnicity: Open
Summary: Attractive and fit. This character is an Instagram model pursuing dreams of being a runway model and famous beauty influencer. She is an arrogant woman who feels she deserves it all. Some may call her a gold-digger, but this character doesn’t see it that way. Her outlook is that her beauty doesn’t come cheap, and she won’t settle for any man who can’t provide her with the lifestyle she feels she deserves.

Pay Rate: $50, copy and credit.


Supporting Character Bio (Rude Man)

Name: Rude Man
Gender: Open
Age: 18 to 45
Ethnicity: Open
Summary: Preferably someone tall or big or can be convincing enough to intimidate the main character of this story. This character is a rude person who’s had a bad day. They walk down the street, bump into the main character of this story, and insult them, hoping the main character dares to say anything back.

Pay Rate: NO PAY, copy and credit provided.

Send all headshots to castings@jamescarveronline.com

Jay Carver

Jay Carver is a screenwriter, director and producer. Through his production company J-Style Films, he has done work for companies such as Turner Broadcasting. In the past, he has worked with Hollywood actor Omari Hardwick and won several film festivals including "Best Director".

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