Morgan Casting is hitting the road with PARADISE HIGHWAY, a SAG-AFTRA theatrical film shooting this summer in Jackson & Clarksdale, MS! This powerful and timely story follows trucker SALLY and her friends as they combat human trafficking on the highways of America.
The following day player roles will be cast locally, paid at the SAG-AFTRA scale of $1030/day or $3575/week:
[PETER] Age 11-13, male, ideally a POC, but will consider any ethnicity.
[DOLLY] 20s-60s, female, any ethnicity. Looking for real truck drivers ONLY for this role (must drive a semi-truck). Please indicate when submitting for this role if you have truck driving experience and a CDL.
[BLOND WOMAN] 30-40, female, blonde. Hangs out at truck stops, telling hard-luck stories and asking for money.
[YOUNG WOMAN 1] 20-40, female, any ethnicity. She is looking for a missing girl who’s being trafficked.
[BOB] 50s, male, Indigenous, Black, Hispanic or Asian. A charming, lovable trucker, who’s a friend of Sally’s.
[WAREHOUSE WORKER FRANK] 40-60, male, any ethnicity. A friendly, talkative warehouse worker.
[SSA PATTERSON] 40-50s, male, any ethnicity. A rule-following FBI agent.
[FEMALE ERT AGENT] 30-60, female, any ethnicity. An Evidence Response Team FBI agent.
[DETECTIVE JONES] 50-60s, female, seeking POC, but will consider any ethnicity. A detective helping FBI agents at a crime scene.
[PIMP] 30-50s, male, white. Seen grabbing a teetering prostitute at a truck stop.
[BARTENDER] 50s-60s, female, any ethnicity. Working at a truck stop.
[HEAVY INMATE] 20-60s, male, any ethnicity. MUST BE VERY LARGE. At first jovial, but becomes threatening.
[POLICE OFFICER] 20s-late 50s, female, any ethnicity. Seen ordering Sally out of her vehicle.
[CORRECTIONS OFFICER] 25-50, male, any ethnicity. This officer supervises when Sally visits her brother Dennis in prison.
IF YOU DO NOT HAVE AN AGENT OR AN ACCOUNT ON ACTORS ACCESS, PLEASE FOLLOW THESE INSTRUCTIONS TO SUBMIT FOR CONSIDERATION:
Please email two photos (1 head & shoulders + 1 full length), along with the following information
For the subject line of your email, please use:
[Insert your name here] for [Insert name of role here]
Current City/State of Residence:
Weight and/or Body Type:
SAG/AFTRA status (union or non-union?):
If suggesting for the role of PETER, please include actor’s age and name of parent or guardian.
If you are represented by an agent, or have an Actors Access account, please submit through them.
Thanks for your help in driving this project to success!