Sometimes, growing up is hard.
2016 has seen its fair share of non-Asian actors cast in Asian character roles.
“Change of Address” celebrates Asian and Asian American filmmakers, actors, cast and crew.
This project is about change, initiating change and creating conversation about change.
Tony and Shelby are married 30-somethings, who are forced to confront reality when Shelby gets pregnant and gives birth to their first child. Shelby convinces Tony to buy a house hoping it might force him to finally grow up and start acting like a responsible adult instead of an absolute jerk.
Tall, handsome, youthful, with a bad boy look. He likes to be called Tony. He just got married to his girlfriend Shelby after she became pregnant. He treats her like a bad step-child. He started dating her in high school and has been living with her since they moved from Ohio to Los Angeles six years ago. Tony is intelligent but not very motivated. He and Shelby moved to Los Angeles to become actors but that hasn’t worked out for them. Tony now sells re-furbished computer parts on ebay to pay his rent and he’s actually doing great. He makes enough money to save a little and buy enough pot to stay constantly stoned.
Tony’s wife. Shelby is a cute, petite, woman with trusting eyes and a heavy heart. She’s been in love with Tony since they met in high school and started dating. Shelby hung out with a theater crowd and always wanted to be an actress. After graduating she worked at her parent’s restaurant while Tony traveled throughout Europe as a male model. When he came back to Ohio, he moved in with Shelby and lived with her for a few years before they decided to move to Los Angeles and pursue acting careers. Worried that her relationship with Tony was deteriorating, she let herself get pregnant and is about to have her first child.
Tan with a mop of flared hair, Tony’s older brother moved to Los Angeles to become a television weather man. Unlike Tony, Jersey is a man who is focused and goes after what he wants, which is how he became a “famous” weatherman.
Adele is the reincarnation of Grace Kelly. She has the grace of a dancer and the poise of a princess. She doesn’t know it but she wants to be sex kitten. She plays the role of traditional wife to keep her husband happy.
Mario and his wife Adele, have recently retired and are starting their new careers as lounge singers. He had a good job that bought out his contract and he invested well enough to retire in style. Mario and Adele have known Tony and Shelby since they were in high school. Even back then, Mario always dressed like he was a 1950’s lounge singer.
Tony’s neighbor. He’s a small black man with a shoot from the hip attitude. He says exactly what’s on his mind and does whatever he feels regardless of how it affects those around him. He lives alone and works as a loan officer.
SAG Name is Stuart Phoenix Wong ! But everyone knows him as Phoeni. He joined the union in 98 and his credits include parts in the film, Pirates of the Caribbean and DodgeBall. As well as parts in TV shows like, Brooklyn 99 and a web-series called, Kung fu Femmes. He’s down to earth and easy going. He solves problem that you didn’t know exist in ways that most would never understand.
Ken Wood has worn many hats in Hollywood. He’s been a background actor, in a national commercial for Sprint, was featured in a scene in Steven Soderbergh’s film, Full Frontal, and has produced several shorts as well a documentary about a struggling comedian called, Transition: A Rose Bloom in Hollywood.
ProducerLouis DeStefano is a Los Angeles native that is an Actor Film-maker known for the Action Superhero Sci-fi mini TV series the Black Dossier, Movies like ‘There is Many Like Us’ Social Norm, North Blvd, Miss India America, and Silent Cry Aloud, He has a passion for Action and Martial Art films that inspired him to become an actor and soon will be staring in his own action films. He has a heart and passion to make dreams come true and help others along the way.
We are currently accepting headshots and resumes for all roles except Jersey Turner and Shelby Turner.
If you’re in the Los Angeles area and would like to be considered for a role in this film, please send your headshot and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Auditions will take place on August 21, 2016 at:
916 North Formosa
West Hollywood, Ca 90046
Filming will take place in Los Angeles tentatively scheduled for March, 2017.
Wow. What a day. Thanks to all the actors that auditioned for us today. Really amazed at quality of talent that we saw. There was a lot of good work and it’s going to be really hard to make our final choices. We will be having another round of auditions in a...
We are now in the process of accepting headshots and resumes for for our feature film, A Change of Address.