Casting Call

Dylan McDermott Looking for Local Actors for Sarasota-Based Web Series

Sugar, a web series written and directed by actor Dylan McDermott, will begin shooting in Sarasota later this month.

By Megan McDonald May 17, 2016

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Actor Dylan McDermott is casting for Sugar, his Sarasota-based web series about human trafficking. The series follows the story of Sugar, a young woman who becomes a victim of human trafficking but who, in the depth of despair, manages to find hope. A frequent local visitor and a fixture in Ringling College's film program, McDermott is writing and directing the series, which is produced by Ringling and David Shapiro's Semkhor Productions. It begins shooting this month and the filmmakers are looking for local cast members.

Interested in being a part of the project? Here are the shoot dates and information about parts being cast: 

Shoot Dates / Parts

May 24 (night) / Male, homeless person (age 30-60)
May 26 / Male (age 30-50)
May 30 (evening) / Extras to fill restaurant; women (age 21-35) dressed nicely for a night out; men (age 35-60) dressed nicely for a night out (think "Miami"-style, with sport coats) 

Think you'd be a good fit? Send head shot, contact information and desired role to [email protected].

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