Actors Needed for an Action/Fantasy film

Webster University Student's Film

Dead Love filmCasting Call

Duration: around 15-20 minutes (short) and 60 minutes (feature)

Genre: Action/Fantasy

Director: Evelyn Cheung,  a senior at Webster University, majoring in Creative Writing and minoring in Film, Television, and Video Production.

Logline: “Kill this man, and you’ll come back to Earth. Propose to her and live happily ever after. If you fail, you stay here with me. Forever in hell. Never ever get back to the reincarnation cycle.”

Project Timeline:

June – July: Casting

August – October: Stunt rehearsal

November – December: Production

Main character

Name: Tran Chi Nam (Nam)

-Willing to do stunt performances and wear makeup/costume.


  • Sex: Male
  • Age: 28 – 32
  • Height: 5’4’ – 5’7’
  • Size M-L clothing

Appearance: Average-looking, slender, with short hair or crew cut.


  • Ethnicity: Southeast Asian
  • Nationality: Vietnamese, American
  • Religion: Atheist, but his mom is Buddhist
  • Home life: lost his mom when he was 16. His dad is unknown.
  • Occupation: Guitarist, song composer


  • Extremely introvert who is struggling to be an extrovert
  • Language: English, Vietnamese
  • Talents: able to play the exact song after the first and only time listening to it and play it backward immediately without checking the music sheet.
  • Musical tastes: classical music, rap, rock sometimes
  • Dislikes: pollution, wasting energy, animal abuse, breaking promises, dishonesty, unfaithfulness
  • Fears: not worthy enough, loneliness, people don’t understand his real thoughts/intentions/feelings
  • Moral standards: He was taught well by his mom about being a good person and not killing animals or harming anyone. His mom is a vegetarian.
  • Values: Loyalty and Sympathy.

Supporting characters:

1. Nam’s girlfriend

Name: Ho Lan Vi (Vivi)

-Nam’s girlfriend.


  • Ethnicity: Southeast Asian
  • Nationality: Vietnamese, American
  • Age: 22 – 30
  • Height: 5’3’ – 5’8’
  • Size S-M clothing, L-XL for ao dai (Vietnamese traditional dress)
  • Long hair
  • Beautiful look

2. Gang members: 7 – 10 people

  • No age, race, or gender is specified.
  • Being able to do stunt performances and knowing any martial arts is a plus.
  • Willing to fall and do action work. Safety and Insurance will be provided.

3. Ghosts and Creatures in the underworld

  • Ghosts: no line, will perform some actions, willing to wear a wig, a dress costume, and a handcuff.
  • Horse creature: fair skin color to match with the head mask, willing to wear a costume and a head mask.

4. Nurse and Doctor: 

-Perform some medical actions, little or no line.

If interested, please send me an email with your headshot and full body photo and your availability to attend casting.

I will contact you with your scene and instruct you on how to send your video performance or meet for in-person casting.

Thank you very much!

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