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Alejandro Matias

various roles

GROWIN’ UP

Project Type: Miniseries
Union Status: NON-UNION
Rate of Pay / Contract:
Copy/ Credit and Meals
Submission Deadline: 08/30/2020
Executive Producer: Kaye Williams, Quintin Howze, Alejandro Matias
Director: Kaye Williams
Writer: Alejandro Matias, Kaye Williams, Quintin Howze
Casting Director: Kaye Williams
Start Date(s): 10/30/2020
Audition Date(s): 06/25/2020, 06/26/2020, 06/27/2020, 06/28/2020
Callback Date(s): 07/20/2020
Shoot Location: Los Angeles, California

STORYLINE:

”GROWIN’ UP” IS A SERIES ABOUT THREE YOUNG FRIENDS AND ROOMMATES KAT, DERRICK AND JULIO, WHO TURN TO SELLING DRUGS TO BE ABLE TO AFFORD THEIR RENT DUE TO GENTRIFICATION IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD THEY GREW UP IN.

ROLES:

[SARAH]
18 to 30 years old, Caucasian, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern female. Sarah is an American girl who is of Israeli descent and is from a traditional Jewish family. Sarah is strong, independent and is somewhat of a hippie with a rebellious nature. She develops a crush on Derrick upon meeting him, which leads to further conflicts down the line with her family because he is not Jewish.
Supporting.
[JOE]
30 to 40 years old, All ethnicities. A gentle Giant. Joe is a DEA agent and a republican. Joe is a country boy who grew up on a cattle ranch, and studied criminal justice.
Supporting.
[MIKE]
30 to 40 years old, male, all ethnicities. A business man with a type A personality. He treats his relationship with Kat like a business partnership.
Supporting.
[SHELBY]
40 to 55 years old, all ethnicities, female. Shelby is a Landlord of an apartment building currently in renovation, in a community that is being gentrified. She has to bear the bad news that everyone’s rent is going up by the end of the month. Shelby is a smoker, and moved to LA from New York ages ago to pursue fame but never found it. (new york accent a plus)
Supporting.
[LUIGI ” THE GUY ON THE COUCH”]
24 to 34 years old, all ethnicities male. Luigi, also known as “Guy on the Couch”, is an out of work, stoner who sleeps on the couch in the apartment our heroes find themselves being gentrified from. Luigi disappears whenever money or bills are brought up. He is kind and intelligent.
Supporting
[CASHIER]
20 to 35 years old, all ethnicities male. Cashier hates his job and mixes up Derek and Sarah’s order.
Supporting.

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