All right. All right. I will cop to it: I am begin facetious!
But this casting call for a movie, set in of all places, Laredo, Texas, caught this self-exiled Laredense's roving, internet-weary eye.
What follows is a "real" advertisement that went out on The National Association of Latino Independent Producers (NALIP) hotwire.
CASTING: "TALK TO HIM" SAG SHORT FILM
PRODUCERS: ALEX CASTILLO, NICK OCEANO
DIRECTOR/WRITER: NICK OCEANO
Casting Director: NICK OCEANO
Shoot/Call Date: 3/31 and/or 4/2
Location: LOS ANGELES, CA
CASTING BACKGROUND ACTORS
A coming of age-story about Mark Garcia, a troubled teen whose parents are going through a divorce. During a family visit, Mark hangs out with his cousin, Luis, from the 'other side of the tracks,' and the two venture across the Texas-Mexico border for one fateful night.
MEXICAN BAR PATRONS - (MALE & FEMALE, 18 - 65) Seeking to find authentic Mexican or Hispanic-looking patrons for two different scenes: (1) A Mexican brothel bar and (2) A Texas lounge bar in Laredo, Texas. MEXICAN-LOOKING actors ideal.
MEXICAN FEMALE PROSTITUTES - (FEMALE, 18 - 65) Seeking to find authentic Mexican or Hispanic-looking prostitutes for scene in Mexican brothel bar. MEXICAN-LOOKING or dark-skinned (non-Anglo, non-African-American) actors ideal.
Actors of all types welcome.
TO APPLY: please submit a link to your picture and resume to Steve Mann, Associate Producer, at
Mann may want to do some more research.