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BURNT (EXPIRED)

TV Series | Starts: May 13, 2019 | Filming in: Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Updated Mar 3, 2019 2:00 PM, -05:00 by Brent Gorcie
Dark Comedy/Caper - Filming for Episode 1 pilot begins in May 2019. Auditions to be held at The Beachland Ballroom in Cleveland, Ohio on March 16th. Local talent preferred. "While a couple of verge-of-retirement hitmen from the UK go on vacation and unexpectedly end up in Cleveland, a couple average locals find themselves making a career change." 'BURNT' is a twisty ensemble piece that will be around 13 episodes per Season, each episode being 45-55min in length. Written and Directed by Brent Gorcie, the lead singer of Cleveland rock band 'Dark Water Rebellion'.

OPEN CALL

AUDITION DATE:
Mar 16, 2019 11:00AM to 3:00PM
AUDITION LOCATION:
15711 Waterloo Rd
Cleveland, Ohio, 44110
United States
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS:
Casting will be held at the Beachland Ballroom & Tavern in Collinwood on Sat, March 16th at 11am. The auditions will be happening in the Ballroom but the Tavern next door will be open for brunch. Please prepare a 30 second monologue in a similar theme of the character that you're auditioning for. (may be filmed) We will also have sides prepared for a cold read. Bring headshot and resume to the casting. You may also e-mail your submissions to our casting department at BURNTcleveland@gmail.com. Arrive as close to 11am as you can. No sooner. We will not be accepting any talent after 3pm on March 16th.

Open Jobs

ANDREW

Lead, Male, 39 - 49 yrs, SAG Deferred, Paid
TBD
- Clean cut normal guy that mostly wears khakis and polo shirts. - Started his own Massage Therapy business with his roommate. - Seems to be in the right place at the right time, most of the time. - Must have a good voice for some narration throughout the first season.
Additional Criteria
Physique
Average
Ethnic Appearance
Caucasian
Voice Type
Baritone
Performance Skills
Voiceover

BOB

Lead, Male, 48 - 58 yrs, 5'0" - 5'11", SAG Deferred, Paid
TBD
- Has a thick European accent of some sort, or similar to it. - Out of shape. - Wears thick Coke bottle like eye-glasses. - Been working as a hitman with John for over 20 years. - Has his wife convinced that he's a photographer for National Geographic. - Sort of a tutor and father-figure for Stevie.
Additional Criteria
Weight
199 - 240 lbs.
Physique
Average or Heavyset
Ethnic Appearance
Caucasian or Eastern European
Accents
Australian, British, French, Irish, German, Russian, Scottish, Cockney, Scandinavian, or South African

FRANKIE SALERNO

Lead, Male, 50 - 66 yrs, SAG Deferred, Paid
TBD
- Very distinguished and fashionable Italian-American restaurateur. - Loves his wife okay. Loves younger women more. - His punk-rock daughter from a previous marriage is Nikki Salerno. - Now married to Kimber where the three live together. - Perfectionist who wants his restaurant running smoothly. - Brother of the biggest mob boss in Northeast Ohio. - Hates Stevie.
Additional Criteria
Physique
Average or Athletic
Ethnic Appearance
Caucasian, Latin/Hispanic, or Mediterranean
Spoken Languages
Italian

JOHN

Lead, Male, 40 - 55 yrs, 6'5" - 7'7", SAG Deferred, Paid
TBD
- Thick European accent, or something similar to. - Former Color Sargent in the Royal Navy. - Military-like hairstyle. - Relatively fit for his age. - Has an appetite for pain. - Been a hitman since his service ended in the 1970's. - Regimented personality, short temper.
Additional Criteria
Weight
199 - 420 lbs.
Physique
Athletic or Heavyset
Ethnic Appearance
Caucasian
Accents
Australian, British, French, Irish, German, Russian, Scottish, Cockney, Scandinavian, or South African

NIKKI SALERNO

Lead, Female, 18 - 24 yrs, SAG Deferred, Paid
TBD
- Edgy punk-rock style/vibe. - Easy going. - Could be a model but hates the thought of it. - Has a crush on Stevie. Helps him any way she can. - Daughter of Frankie Salerno and niece of a notorious mob boss. - Drives an old scooter with band stickers all over it.
Additional Criteria
Physique
Slim or Average
Ethnic Appearance
Caucasian or Latin/Hispanic

STEVIE

Lead, Male, 25 - 35 yrs, 5'11" - 6'4", SAG Deferred, Paid
TBD
- Out-going, overly confident personality. - Studied over seas. Fakes a poor British accent from time to time. - Trained by Bob to become a hitman instead of finishing school. - Doesn't take life too seriously. Always has a good time. - Invincible complex. Doesn't fear much of anything. - Once dorm-mates with Andrew. They were beer-pong champs. - Dating a girl in Cleveland, Nikki, who's the niece a notorious mob boss.
Additional Criteria
Weight
170 - 195 lbs.
Physique
Slim or Average
Ethnic Appearance
African American, Caucasian, or Mixed

BARRINGTON

Supporting, Male, 22 - 32 yrs, 6'3" - 7'7", SAG Deferred, Paid
TBD
- Large intimidating man. - Softer personality than his appearance. - Caribbean accent a plus. - Dresses tropical/island-like. - Helps his best friend Gideon run a jet-ski shop off the Cleveland coast. - Loyal.
Additional Criteria
Weight
240 - 340 lbs.
Physique
Athletic or Heavyset
Ethnic Appearance
African American, Caribbean, Mixed, Native American, or Pacific Islander
Accents
British, Irish, Jamaican, West Indian, African, Cajun, Canadian, or South African

BETTY

Supporting, Female, 18 - 35 yrs, SAG Deferred, Paid
TBD
- Typical music video bikini model. - Into dating men with power. - This role is only an extra in Episode 1 but may evolve in later episodes. - Has two other girls with her at all times who are very similar to her in style. - Currently on Stanley's payroll as an information extractor.
Additional Criteria
Physique
Slim, Average, or Athletic
Ethnic Appearance
African American, Asian, Caucasian, Latin/Hispanic, Middle Eastern, Caribbean, Eastern European, Indian/South Asian, Mediterranean, Mixed, Native American, or Pacific Islander
Hair Length
Buzz cut, Chin Length, Shoulder Length, or Long
Performance Skills
Dancing
Spoken Languages
Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Spanish, Dutch, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Norwegian, Persian, Russian, Sign Language, Armenian, Cantonese, Filipino, Indonesian, Korean, Latin, Mandarin, Polish, Portuguese, Swedish, Taiwanese, Turkish, Urdu, Vietnamese, or Yiddish
Dance
Hip Hop, Salsa, Club/Freestyle, Tango, Belly, or Hula

GIGI LORENZ

Supporting, Female, 44 - 58 yrs, SAG Deferred, Paid
TBD
- Diva. - Washed up celebrity who just witnessed a murder. - Not ready to retire. Gotta feed all her kids.
Additional Criteria
Physique
Slim, Average, or Athletic
Ethnic Appearance
African American, Asian, Caucasian, Latin/Hispanic, Middle Eastern, Caribbean, Eastern European, Indian/South Asian, Mediterranean, Mixed, Native American, or Pacific Islander
Performance Skills
Comedian, Singing, or Improvisation

ISHKA

Supporting, Female, 25 - 35 yrs, SAG Deferred, Paid
TBD
- Secretary style with dark secrets. - Very educated. - Works very closely with the owner of a hitman agency. - A hired assassin when needed. - Also a computer hacker.
Additional Criteria
Physique
Average or Athletic
Ethnic Appearance
African American, Asian, Caucasian, Latin/Hispanic, Middle Eastern, Caribbean, Eastern European, Mediterranean, Mixed, Native American, or Pacific Islander
Performance Skills
Stunts or Martial Arts
Accents
Australian, British, French, Irish, Southern, Chinese, German, Italian, Jamaican, Middle Eastern, Midwest, Russian, Scottish, Spanish, West Indian, African, Armenian, Asian, Cajun, Canadian, Cockney, Japanese, Mexican, New England, New York (Bronx), New York (Brooklyn), Puerto Rican, Scandinavian, South African, or Texan
Spoken Languages
Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Spanish, Dutch, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Norwegian, Persian, Russian, Sign Language, Armenian, Cantonese, Filipino, Indonesian, Korean, Latin, Mandarin, Polish, Portuguese, Swedish, Taiwanese, Turkish, Urdu, Vietnamese, or Yiddish

KIMBER SALERNO

Supporting, Female, 34 - 44 yrs, SAG Deferred, Paid
TBD
- Bougie style. Spoiled upbringing. Used to being pampered. - Wife of well-known restaurateur Frankie Salerno. - Former Hawaiian Tropic Super-model back in the day. - Going through a mid-life crisis. - Has a crush on Andrew, her personal masseur. - Takes advantage of her position any time she can.
Additional Criteria
Physique
Average or Athletic
Ethnic Appearance
Caucasian, Latin/Hispanic, Caribbean, Mediterranean, Mixed, Native American, or Pacific Islander
Hair Color
Black, Brown, or Salt/Pepper
Athletic Skills
Yoga
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