WHAT: Female lead in feature film The Forty Elephants
SYNOPSIS: The Forty Elephants explores the complex relationships between a group of young women in inner city South London, plagued with insecurities and lost dreams, which causes them to act out and turn on each other, losing the foundation for why The Forty Elephants began. A group of girls coming of age, from a variety of cultures and backgrounds all come together to be each others rock, until that rock is kicked away.
"It's not just young men going wild on 'road' the girls are going on like the 'man dem' tryna 'woman up' to claim status and rep"
The Forty Elephants has been adapted into a screenplay from a stage production by the same name. It has had 3 successful sold out runs and carries a strong message.
TRAILER - The Forty Elephants
Janelle is the leader of an all female South London girl gang who go by the name 'The Forty Elephants' , The film follows the story of Janelle's movements, one particular summer, when the Forty Elephants meet their downfall.
Janelle is naturally alluring, with a unique charm. She is a natural beauty with wit and intelligence and is always one step ahead of the game. She can be sensitive yet harsh. Open yet guarded and can easily switch on someone she deems a threat to her or her family. We require an actress that can play a range of complex and conflicting emotions, as well as blending in well with the already established cast.
- Playing age: 18-22yrs
- Ethnicity: Black, dark skinned of Caribbean decent
- Accent: London
- Casting: Jan-Feb 2015
- Filming: Summer 2015
- Pay: Equity minimum
- Apply: Send acting CV and headshot or clear picture of yourself to firstname.lastname@example.org with Janelle casting in the subject box.
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