Hello all!

This is a casting call for a short film titled, The Crow – Funboy. This short film is based on the graphic novel by James O. Barr. You may remember the 1994 film starring Brandon Lee.

Please look below for the character description. If there is a role that meets our criteria please send headshot to email: info@retorfilms.com. Our official audition will take place on Saturday, November 23rd from 1-3.

Production title: The Crow: Funboy
Union / Non-Union: Non-Union
Production Type: Independent
Project length: Short Film (20 minutes)
Project format: 16:9 HD
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Production location: Houston, Texas
Production Company: re_Toro FIlms
Company website: retorofilms.com
Director: Ricardo Amell
Audition Location: 719 Sawdust Rd #217, The Woodlands, TX 77380
Shooting Location: Downtown Houston
Email: info@retorofilms.com
Compensation: No

November 23, 2019

Shooting Starts: December 12, 2019
Shooting Ends: December 15, 2019

Based on the graphic novel, “The Crow”, “The Crow : Funboy” follows recently undead Eric Draven in his journey to avenge the death of his fiancé, Shelly. In this edition, Eric faces off with one of the killers in the Motor City Gang known as Funboy. Along the way, he must face the internal demon that haunts his dreams.

Character BIOS

Part junkie, part mother, Joy can’t not get her grip off her morphine addiction. Which is why she attaches herself to the abusive, pimp Funboy. Her daughter, Shelly (not to be confused with Eric’s fiancé) desperately wants a relationship with her mother. But until Joy is ready to turn her life around, that won’t happen.

[FATHER MONTEGO] [GENDER: MALE] [AGE: 50-70][Hispanic]
A man devoted to his faith, Father Montego, is the liaison/assistant to Eric Draven’s revenge path. He house Eric underneath his church to ensure Eric makes his kills calculated as opposed to a chaotic rampage.

The number two in T-Bird’s eye. Tin tin is both dangerous and a pervert. With no morals insight, Tin Tin is a perfect piece to T-birds murderous gang.

Owner of the Gin Mill, Bartender has seen it all. His bar houses the most dangerous of criminal in the motor city. With his long shotgun, he’s ready for any kind of chaos that might arise in his establishment.

[REX] [GENDER: MALE] [AGE: 20-30]
A part junkie and henchman to Funboy.

[DIRK] [GENDER: MALE] [AGE: 20-30]
A part junkie and henchman to Funboy.

A part junkie and henchman to Funboy.

A part junkie and henchman to Funboy.