“Talent is currently being cast for the television pilot ‘Grass Valley,'” according to casting news for Backstage.com, a long-established, popular publication where actors go to find casting information. The producers include Heather Donahue, actress of the Blair Witch Project and author of a book called “Grow Girl.” (Here’s a People magazine article about Heather).
“‘Grass Valley’ is a half hour, single-cam pilot that takes a look at the world of medical marijuana growers.
“Four lead roles and one supporting role are being cast for this paid production. Additionally, this is a great opportunity for actors anywhere (including L.A.), as travel expenses will be provided. Submissions are being sought worldwide.
“For more details, check out the casting notice for “Grass Valley” here, and be sure to check out the rest of our Los Angeles audition listings!”
Here are the details:
Casting notice expires: November 14, 2014
Grass Valley Productions
Matt Herman and Heather Donahue (author of “Growgirl,” actress of the “Blair Witch Project,” “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia,” “Taken”), writers.
Casting “Grass Valley,” a half hour, single cam presentation pilot that takes a look at the world of medical marijuana growers. Stacks of Franklins and pint sized mimosas, baby mamas and sheriffs, the weed world is flush with cash, sort of illegal, devoid of sense, and overripe for comedy.
REHEARSAL AND PRODUCTION DATES & LOCATIONS
Rehearses and shoots Fall 2014 in Grass Valley, CA.
COMPENSATION & UNION CONTRACT DETAILS
Pays $100/day. Travel and expenses covered.
SEEKING TALENT Select a role below for more information and submission instructions.
Carly (Lead): Female, 25-33, All Ethnicities
single mother of two who is smarter than she pretends to be. Mark’s friend with bennies and the object of Pete’s obsessive affections. Works… more
Pete (Lead): Male, 30-35, All Ethnicities
short. If he were in a comic he would have a !@#^)*& in a thought bubble over his head. He’s really smart, but has the worst luck in the wor… more
Leon (Lead): Male, 28-35, All Ethnicities
spirit baller whose face gives up nothing but stubble. Lean guy with a smooth way about him. A meditator, ladykiller, and an incredibly gift… more
Mark (Lead): Male, 30-40, Caucasian
Jewish, skaterboy hooligan from SoCal who still looks like both of those things, even as he approaches middle age. Has a daughter age 8 and … more
Jaime (Supporting): Male, 18-34, All Ethnicities
Leon’s live-in assistant. Sort of like Anthony Hopkins in that movie where he played a butler, except he’s also a fabulous gay burner. He ma… more
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