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Actors Required for Drama Series Pilot

Actors Required for Drama Series Pilot

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Shooting a pilot for a new short-form drama series for it to be picked up by a network/production company:

Terri, 24, is living out of her car, she uses dating apps and exes to find her next bed. She is at rock bottom just trying to get by another day. She runs into two travellers who bring her in, showing her a new perspective on the world. 

This is what could happen to any twenty-something after graduating University. Headlock is never sugar coated, the creator wants to shine a refreshing light into depression, insecurities and how low we could all end up given the misfortune.
Headlock is pulling focus on a story about giving up on trying to fulfil one's dream, losing confidence and becoming stuck in doubt and insecurities, and most importantly overcoming them.

Audition / Rehearsal / Production dates

Rehearsals start in January 2020.
Production starts in February 2020.
Locations: London and Bournemouth.

Job payment

Unpaid – this is a collaboration opportunity - Expenses paid for pilot, to be picked up for full-series funding.

Expenses paid - Travel and food.

Collaborations should create mutual benefit and are usually amateur, student or 'Time for Print' projects.

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Terri is at a crossroads in her life, Headlock represents her highest and lowest points both presently and in the past. She has been thrown out of her parents’ house after graduating University, jobless, she goes from couch to couch looking for her next bed via dating apps or exes. She bumps into two travellers who take her under their wing and gets her on the right path. The role is gritty, unapologetic and real. She is living out of her car and is at rock bottom. Terri is down and out and we

Female, aged 18 to 30

  • Ethnicity: Black / African descent

Applications closed 1 March 2020.


Daisy is Terri’s ex. Stayed in her hometown all her life and is always up for fun. Daisy wants to do big things with her life but she’s not in any rush. Terri is always drawn back to Daisy because of her complete “go with the flow” energy. Daisy is the catalyst of Terri’s downfall. The role is for someone who can portray a complete confidence about themselves, she is young at heart and never has relationships, but is always drawn to Terri.

Female, aged 18 to 30

Applications closed 1 March 2020.


Damien is Terri’s anchor, he is still in University whilst Terri is oblivious about how good he is for her. He wants the best for Terri, but has reached his limit of trying to help when she doesn’t help herself. The role is short for the Pilot but appears more frequently in later episodes. He is a complete package, mentally and physically has it all-together.

Male, aged 18 to 30

Applications closed 1 March 2020.

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Listing created: 2 December 2019
Applications closed: 1 March 2020
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