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Casting "Matthew", a short film that explores a Catholic high schooler's struggle with society's stigma around abortion as she attempts to reconcile the procedure with her values.
|Role Name||Gender||Ethnicity||Age Range||Description|
|Marissa||Female||Hispanic||17-23||Catholicism has always come first for Marissa and her family. Facing an unexpected pregnancy, her faith comes into question, leaving her with the decision between her personal beliefs and needs.|
|Matt||Male||Hispanic||35-60||Matt, an incredibly principled man, is a stern but loving father and husband. He places faith and family above all else, but when he learns of his daughter's intent to terminate her pregnancy, he must determine which is more important to him.|
|Anna||Female||Hispanic||35-55||Anna, a devout Catholic mother, always attempts to do what is best for those she loves. But when her daughter entrusts her with the knowledge of the intent to terminate her pregnancy, she is torn between keeping the secret to support her daughter or telling her husband to keep him involved in their daughter's life.|
|Father Mark||Male||Hispanic||50-70||Father Mark has always found comfort in Catholicism and his community. But when one of the members of his congregation approaches him about an unexpected pregnancy, he must find a way to convince her to stay on the path of the righteous and carry the child to term.|
|Sofia||Female||Hispanic||30-50||Sofia, a nurturing but clinical abortion consultant, is fed up with the state's regulations regarding misinformation around the procedure. So when a young woman comes in looking for guidance, Sofia strives to fulfill her moral duty while still abiding by the law.|
|Elijah||Male||Caucasian||35-50||Elijah, a sonogram technician, does't agree with the principle of having an abortion; however, he continues to do his job so that women understand the gravity of the situation and risks of the procedure.|
|Morgan||Either||Caucasian||25-45||Raised by a traditional family, Morgan has always upheld the status quo. But when they see their world changing for the worse, they decide to intervene before it's too late.|