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Barberton: 'ZombieMom' movie holds casting calls

7:34 AM, May 28, 2013   |    comments
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BARBERTON -- As downtown Cleveland experiences the Hollywood allure of Marvel's "Captain America: Winter Soldier" for the next few weeks, another film is starting its casting process.

Producers for "ZombieMom" -- an independent movie directed by Crissy Kolarik -- is seeking actors to fill a slew of roles.

The Greater Cleveland Film Commission says two open casting calls will be held:

- Saturday, June 15 from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. at the Fast Lane bowling and event center at 193 Wooster Road North in Barberton.

- Sunday, June 16 from 1 - 5 p.m. at the Brecksville branch of the Cuyahoga County Library located at 9089 Brecksville Road.

If you can't make it to one of the in-person auditions, you can e-mail your headshot, resume and any links to previous work to

There will be deferred pay.

Rehearsals will be in July and principle photography will be in August and September in the Cleveland Akron area with possible shoots out of town for select characters.

You can learn more about the film at

CHARACTER LIST (weapons refers to comfort handling fake weapons on screen):

LEAD roles:

- Gidget: 5-7 years old, daughter of Dawn -- can be missing teeth

- Stephen: 16 years old, son of Dawn - driver's license / stunts weapons

- Wendi: 15 years old, Stephen's girlfriend -- driver's license / weapons stunts open

- Mandi Sue: 19 years old, daughter of Dawn -- weapons


- Mary Dawn's sister: 40 something years old -- weapons

- Piper the American Eskimo Dog: white American Eskimo Dog

- Randy: 21 years old, Mandi's boyfriend -- athletic weapons / surfer-type stunts.

- Jeannie Keagan: 35 years old, neighbor

- Sam Keagan: 12 years old

- Reporter Stacey: 26 years old -- blonde bombshell / weapons

- Nigel: 48 years old, camera man with English accent -- weapons

- Jim Taylor: Math teacher -- weapons / stunts

- The Count: Ageless with vampire accent

- Tamen: 14 years old (male or female), bat-like character / changeling -- stunts / weapons

- Agent Jane Doe: stunts / weapons

- Dr. Carl Morris: 50 years old, professor with bear and long hair -- weapons


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