Casting Call: THE NEAPOLITAN

Project Information:
Project: The Neapolitan
Project Type: Pilot
Union Status: SAG
Project Budget: Modified Low-Budget
Project Rate: $335 per day

Casting Information:
Casting Company: Brock/Allen Casting
Casting Directors: Toni Brock, Sally Allen
Casting Assistant: Kara Heumann
Director: Delacey Skinner
Producers: Chad Gundersen, Rebeca Seitz
Production Company: SON Studios

Audition Information:
Wednesday, October 11th
4-8PM
SON Studios
4501 Tamiami Trail N, Suite 420
Naples, FL 34103

Shoot/Performance Information:
October 22nd-October 30th
Naples, FL

ROLES

Role: Elva Ganderley
Role Type: Recurring
Role Gender: Female
Age Range: Late 80s
Ethnic Appearance: All Ethnicity

Role Description: Kind, wise, genuine. Gives much thought before taking action. Benevolent. Traditional. Sister to Esther.

 

Role: Esther Ganderley
Role Type: Recurring
Role Gender: Female
Age Range: Mid 80s
Ethnic Appearance: All Ethnicity

Role Description: Smart-mouthed. Somewhat rude. Cantankerous. Impatient. Sister to Elva.

 

Role: Nicholas “Nick” Harrington
Role Type: Recurring
Role Gender: Male
Age Range: 30-35
Ethnic Appearance: All Ethnicity

Role Description: Drives midnight blue BMW. Killer British or non-American accent. Mysterious background that has somehow left him capable of handling any situation, be it physical, mental, spiritual, or psychological. Nephew of Esther and Elva Ganderley, and their fixer for Ganderley’s problems.

 

Role: Mrs. Castellano
Role Type: Recurring
Role Gender: Male or Female
Age Range: 60s
Ethnic Appearance: All Ethnicity

Role Description: Elizabeth’s neighbor that lives in their building of condos. Brash, big woman — *Or could be a man in women’s clothing* — Wears mumus, voice that sounds like rocks and glass in a blender. In everyone’s business and calls everything as she sees it, but you end up loving her for it. Routinely sits outside her condo door in plastic lawn chair.

 

Role: Si
Role Type: Recurring
Role Gender: Male
Age Range: Mid to Late 60s
Ethnic Appearance: All Ethnicity

Role Description: Longtime butler for the Bakersfield home.  Loves Elizabeth with genuine, sincere, unconditional love.  Married to Mildred.

 

Role: Mildred
Role Type: Recurring
Role Gender: Female
Age Range: Mid to Late 60s
Ethnic Appearance: All Ethnicity

Role Description: Longtime Cook for the Bakersfield home.  Also loves Elizabeth sincerely, acts as  Mother figure for her.  Married to Si.

 

Role: Marcy
Role Type: Recurring
Role Gender: Female
Age Range: 29 Years Old
Ethnic Appearance: All Ethnicity

Role Description: Best friend to Elizabeth since grade school. Now lives in NYC, is chronically exhausted from clawing her way up the legal corporate ladder and battling the incessant movement of the city. Highly intelligent and insightful. Loyal, funny, more cute than beautiful. Small-framed. Like Elizabeth, raised in Neapolitan society/luxury, but also isn’t much for that lifestyle now.

 

Role: Grace Bakersfield
Role Type: Recurring
Role Gender: Female
Age Range: Late 50s/Early 60s
Ethnic Appearance: Caucasian

Role Description: Mom to Elizabeth. Ice queen, but has her reasons for it (trying to rise above her upbringing in the South by a Southern nutcase mom). Keeps her home at 71 interior degrees, always. Stately, elegant, sophisticated, cultured. Cunning, manipulative if she believes the ends are justified. Loves her daughter because she should. Really wishes her daughter would get her act together.

 

Role: Robert “Bob” Bakersfield
Role Type: Recurring
Role Gender: Male
Age Range: Early 60s
Ethnic Appearance: Caucasian

Role Description: If it doesn’t happen at work, he’s not too aware of it. Goes along to get along. Looks like a linebacker.

 

Role: Frankie
Role Type: Recurring
Role Gender: Male
Age Range: Early 20s/Late Teens
Ethnic Appearance: All Ethnicity

Role Description: Black hair. Ear gauge of cerulean blue eye with a heart in the iris. Barista at local French coffee shop & bakery Le Grain du Café. Baby cousin to Jacques.

 

Role: Jacques

Role Type: Recurring
Role Gender: Male
Age Range: 30s to 40s
Ethnic Appearance: All Ethnicity

Role Description: French. Owner of Le Grain du Café (where Elizabeth gets her cold caffeine each morning). Fatherly, very family-oriented. His heart lies in the mother country. Strong French accent.

 

Role: Michael (Ex-Husband)
Role Type: Additional Pilot Character
Role Gender: Male
Age Range: 30s
Ethnic Appearance: Caucasian

Role Description: Was married to Elizabeth. Cheated on her with a Miami Dolphins cheerleader. (Elizabeth walked in on them.) Was raised in Neapolitan society, picked by Elizabeth’s parents as a good choice. Utter disappointment to his family.

 

Role: Valerie
Role Type: Additional Pilot Character
Role Gender: Female
Age Range: 20s
Ethnic Appearance: All Ethnicity

Role Description: Personal assistant to the Townsends (fine Naples family). Returns candlesticks to Ganderley’s on Elizabeth’s first day.

 

Role: Gladys Pelser
Role Type: Additional Pilot Character
Role Gender: Female
Age Range: 60s
Ethnic Appearance: Caucasian, African-American, or Hispanic

Role Description: Member of Naples society. Elizabeth meets her at the gala she is forced to attend by her parents. Gladys plays a role later in the season.

 

Role: Grant Forsythe
Role Type: Additional Pilot Character
Role Gender: Male
Age Range: 30s
Ethnic Appearance: Caucasian

Role Description: Looks reveal a little too much inbreeding in his upper crust fam (receding chin, thinning hair, everything the color of blah on him from skin to hair to eyes). The man Elizabeth’s parents set her up with as a date for the gala. Has a weak look about him; more boring than watching paint dry.