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Picture Perfect Presentations is casting for 'Sunshine', a crime drama about two sons of an immigrant Indian family trying to make a living in America. The film shows the influence of America on the two men and their siblings. Picture Perfect is casting all types, but are in particular need of actors/actresses of or that look of Indian and Caucasian ethnicity. Previous acting experience is not required to be considered for casting. Contact Picture Perfect for more information.
PAY is DEFERRED, food provided on set. Rate varies by role, will be further discussed after second round of auditions.
Sunshine is a crime drama about two sons of an immigrant family trying to make a living in America and live the American dream. It is about the effect of America on immigrants and their culture.
The eldest sons of an immigrant family decides the best way to take care of their family is to sell drugs and try to make a lot of money fast. One son becomes obsessed with money, the other obsessed with power. As they grow their influence, the two find themselves at odds with one another amidst the enemies they have made on their way to the top.
NOTE: The roles listed are primary roles. Many more roles exist. If you are interested in participating in this project but do not fit any of the descriptions, we encourage you to apply.
|Role Name||Gender||Ethnicity||Age Range||Description|
|Male Lead 1||Male||Asian Indian||18-24||Shoulder-length, wavy black hair, Lean and slightly muscular, Medium/golden skin tone. The eldest son of the family, is an impulsive and volatile young man. Towering over most of his relatives, he is physically intimidating and has the short temper to match. Despite these failing characteristics, he is very protective of his family and willing to do what he must to provide for his siblings. Though more of a brute, he as the charisma and charm of a leader.|
|Male Lead 2||Male||Asian Indian||18-24||Short, curly black hair, Average build, Soft tan skin tone. The second eldest son family, younger than Sunny by three months. He is better tempered and more rational than the eldest, which is why the family unofficially elect him as the leader of the family despite not being the eldest. He is a tactician, serving as the opposite of the eldest’s brutish and muscleman mentality. Though not as charismatic, he has a level and business head about him that make him a better choice for a leader|
|Female Lead 1||Female||White Italian||18-24||Medium to Long hair, (brunette or dirty blonde, red-blonde) Lean body type, Lightly tanned skin. The love interest and younger sister of gang rival to the two protagonist. A spoiled party girl with a wild streak who lives off of her older brother's money. She is known to jump from guy to guy but becomes infatuated with the eldest son. She struggles with helping him and protecting her older brother.|
|Lead Antagonist||Male||White Italian||25-30||Medium length hair (dirty blonde, brunette) Lean body type, Lightly tanned skin. The leader of the gang that comes into conflict with the operation that the two sons of the immigrant family have established. He is short tempered but a very good businessman. Many are intimidated by him and he is very popular in the crime community. Having inherited the business from his father, he is responsible for maintaining the empire his forefathers had built, which becomes threatened by the family's arrival|
|Female Lead 2||Female||Asian Indian||18-24||Long, wavy black hair, Very lean body, Medium/golden skin tone. Younger sister of the eldest son of the family. She is absolutely in love with her older brother and refuses to believe that anything he does is wrong. She is very "Americanized" and becomes more and more American as she is exposed to the night-life. She is sheltered by her brother but her proximity to him simultaneously exposes her to his and the world's dark side.|
|Supporting Male 1||Male||White Italian||18-24||Short black hair Lean and muscular body type, Average complexion. Cousin of the leader of the crime organization and one of the musclemen of the gang. He gets involved with the second eldest son's younger sister and attempts to keep it a secret, in accordance to her wishes. He is a quiet individual and does whatever he is told, but has a vengeful streak that causes a lot of trouble.|
|Supporting Male 2||Male||Asian Indian||15-17||Shoulder length black, wavy hair, thin beard and mustache, Skinny body type, Dark/bronzed skinned tone The youngest son of the family. He has always been an admirer and follower of the eldest son of the family. He follows him into whatever endeavor he takes up. He is blindly loyal to the eldest son and even if the second eldest advises against an action or gives an order, he looks to the eldest before making his decision.|
|Supporting Female 1||Female||Asian Indian||25-30||Long, straight black hair, Skinny body type, Soft tan skin. Older sister of the second eldest son of the family. She is a very traditional Indian woman and struggles between accepting the influences of the new world the family has immigrated to and honoring the traditions of the place they came from. She is very concerned for her brother, but seeing how he often comes up with enough money to pay more than his share of the family bills (how, she never knows), she begins to trust that he is a better caretaker of the family.|
|Supporting Female 2||Female||Asian Indian||15-17||Long, straight black hair, Skinny body type, Soft tan skin tone. The younger sister of the second eldest son. Not very independent before coming to America and very reliant on her parents/elders to guide her every move. Being in America and in proximity to her brothers' operation came as a culture shock and she suddenly becomes out of control. At first meek and quiet and then suddenly outspoken and independent.|