All roles are paid. Some roles may require international travel for episodes 9 & 10. Travel and lodging will be covered. Passports are required.
This series is a spinoff to our 2019 short film White Rose. Learn more (we recommend watching) the short film here: White Rose 2021 Press Kit. If you are auditioning for a character that was in the short film, your monologue should capture that character’s mannerisms and personality.
All audition videos must include any emotions required in that character’s breakdown. (Example: Julia Ryder, ability to cry on cue). Begin your audition by slating. Please direct any questions to [email protected]
Character Breakdown is below. Please note*
You do not need to be SAG-AFTRA or agency represented to audition.
SERIES REGULAR ROLES
Mia Johnson: She’s all grown up, married to the love of her life and has started a family of her own. She’s a survivor who was strong enough to heal from the hurt of her childhood, or so she thought.. she finds herself back into the very world that ripped her apart when her best friend’s daughter disappears without a trace. SERIES REGULAR, AFRICAN-AMERICAN – LATE 30s (or can pull off that age group), May Travel (Passport required)
Sean Martinez: Sean is Carmen’s golden child and hitman. He and his father are the only two people that she extends any kind of grace. He plays a major role in their operation and is expected to take over the family business. He’s in love with Kimberly Harris, his mother’s former victim turned employee but he knows it’ll cost him her life if they’re together. SERIES REGULAR, AFRICAN-AMERICAN, HISPANIC, or BI-RACIAL, MID 20s – LATE 30s.
Daniel Johnson “DJ”: Mia’s husband and Brionna’s father. He’s a sergeant and lead detective for the Metro Police department. He’s the backbone of his family. SERIES REGULAR, AFRICAN-AMERICAN – LATE 30s – MID 40s (or can pull off that age group), May Travel (Passport required).
RECURRING CHARACTER ROLES
Julia Ryder: A beautiful, petite, caucasian teenager. She’s extremely naive, privileged and trusting. She’s the daughter of Mia’s best friend and the center of this story. Her life is turned upside down over night as she’s forced to survive in a world she didn’t even know existed. This role requires a strong actress that is able to portray many emotions. (Ability to cry on cue is a plus). RECURRING CHARACTER TEENAGER (Open to this role being filled by an older actress due to nature of the film. No nudity).
Carmen Martinez: Carmen the co-mastermind behind the entire illegal operation. She’s wicked, devious, cunning, intelligent and the backbone of the family business. Tito’s wife, Sean’s mom and public enemy number 1. RECURRING CHARACTER – HISPANIC – MID 50’S.
Samantha Ryder: Sam is Mia’s childhood best friend. She stayed in their hometown, married her high school sweetheart and had a beautiful daughter named Julia. She lived the ideal life until Mia returns and Sam’s only daughter goes missing. RECURRING CHARACTER– CAUCASIAN – LATE 30S
Chad Ryder: Samantha’s husband and Julia’s father. He’s a workaholic who’s daughter’s kidnapping becomes headline news. RECURRING CHARACTER– CAUCASIAN – LATE 30S
Madison Holland: One of Julia’s best friends. She is the “it” girl who is catered to. Her life begins to spiral when her father is accused of kidnapping Julia. RECURRING CHARACTER– CAUCASIAN – TEENAGER.
Jeffrey Richardson: Brionna’s love interest and a very popular sophomore. RECURRING CHARACTER– MIXED RACE – TEENAGER.
Tito Martinez: Carman’s husband and a co-mastermind in the “family business”. He’s a very flashy and a no nonsense kind of guy. RECURRING CHARACTER– HISPANIC – MID 50s.
James Porter: Social worker credited for saving Mia from the sex trafficking ring. He has since retired but finds himself back in the thick of it when Mia shows up at his door unannounced. RECURRING CHARACTER– AFRICAN AMERICAN – MID 50s – MID 60s.
SIDE CHARACTER ROLES
(Pastor) Robert Holland: Robert is a loved and respected community pastor who’s hiding a dark secret. His addiction and debt problems have caused him to dabble with the dark side. Quick money has him continuously watching his back and counting his days. SIDE CHARACTER, CAUCASIAN MALE – LATE 40’s/EARLY 50’s.
Jamal Campbell – Jamal is the owner of a very popular Jamaican restaurant which hosts prominent meetings in a hidden back room. He stays out of the way and has gained the trust of many elite members of the sex trafficking ring. SIDE CHARACTER, JAMAICAN MALE – LATE 20s – LATE 30s. (authentic Jamaican accent required).
Willie Harris: Nicole’s husband and partner in crime. He married into the “family business” but had all intention of becoming an asset and bringing in more money. He views himself as a boss but in reality he’s just a pawn in a larger game of chess. He’s currently on the run for the way he handled Mia Robinson. SIDE CHARACTER – ANY RACE – EARLY 40s – MID 50s.
Officer Raymond Geier: Landon Tate’s partner and the officer assigned to crack the case of Julia Ryder. SIDE CHARACTER, ANY RACE.
Officer Landon Tate: Raymond Geier’s partner and the officer assigned to crack the case of Julia Ryder. SIDE CHARACTER, ANY RACE
Marissa Holland: Madison’s mom. She’s thrown into the town’s drama when her husband is accused of kidnapping. SIDE CHARACTER, CAUCASIAN, LATE 30s – MID 40s.
Victoria Renner: 1/6 of Madison’s mean girl clique. She is a closet raciest and slightly narcissistic. SIDE CHARACTER, CAUCASIAN, TEENAGER.
Courtney Lee: 1/6 of Madison’s mean girl clique. She’s a follower by nature and has a hard time speaking out against things that she thinks is wrong. SIDE CHARACTER, CAUCASIAN, TEENAGER.
Candice Ryan: 1/6 of Madison’s mean girl clique. SIDE CHARACTER, CAUCASIAN, TEENAGER.
Joy: – Brionna’s best friend. She’s adventurous and fearless. SIDE CHARACTER, AFRICAN-AMERICAN, TEENAGER. May Travel (Passport required).
Blake Lawrence: High school quarterback and Victoria’s crush.
Derek Brooks: An employee of the “family business”. SIDE CHARACTER, ANY RACE, 20s – MID 30s.
Charles Green – Personal assistant of Senator White. His main job is keeping the senator’s skeletons in the closet. SIDE CHARACTER, ANY RACE, 20s – MID 30s.
Peter Ortiz: Mia’s biological son. He’s mid 20s and working towards becoming a doctor. He was recently reunited with his birth mother and is trying to navigate between two realities. SIDE CHARACTER, MIXED RACE, 20s.
Bianca Ortiz: Peter and Paola’s daughter. SIDE CHARACTER, MIXED RACE, CHILD.
BUS DRIVER – EP. 1
WAREHOUSE WORKERS – EP. 1
WAREHOUSE WOMAN – EP. 1
PARTY GUEST (TEENAGE GIRL) – EP. 2
BAR MAN 1 – EP. 2
BAR MAN 2 – EP.2
MICKEY B – RADIO PERSONALITY (VOICEOVER TALENT) – EP. 2
SECURITY GUARD – EP. 2
NEWS ANCHOR – EP. 2
PHOTOGRAPHER – EP. 2
MOTEL FRONT DESK – EP. 2
SCHOOL PRINCIPLE – EP. 2
SENIOR STUDENT 1 – EP. 2
AMY (YOUNG GIRL) – EP. 4
CHARLES GREEN (PERSONAL ASSISTANT) – EP.4
NURSE – EP. 4
PATIENT – EP. 4
GYM MEMBER – EP. 5
HOUSEKEEPER – EP. 7
GATEKEEPER – EP. 7
DRIVER – EP. 7
RECEPTIONIST – EP. 7
PRESENTER 1 – EP. 7
PRESENTER 2 – EP. 7
HOSTESS – EP. 7
WAITER – EP. 7
HEAD NURSE – EP. 7
NURSE – EP. 7
FLIGHT ATTENDANT 1 – EP. 10
FLIGHT ATTENDANT 2 – EP. 10