MPI Thesis Film Casting

MPI Casting - Motion Picture Institute

Eternal Empress is an action/drama film that will be filming in the Metro Detroit area. They are currently casting Asian actors for shoot dates in June and July, 2011. “Eternal Empress” will be filmed over 5 non-consecutive days. Not all cast members will be needed for all five days of shooting.


Leeonessa Cruz directs the bloodcurdling tale of Japanese assassin Cheiko’s spine-tingling passage and Fray when becoming ruler of a mystifying Empire.

Shoot Dates:

June 13th, 20th & 22nd
July 4th & 8th

Available Roles:

  • 5 Guards: Male, age 20-55, Asian, height 5′-11″ (min)

  • 1 Witch: Female, age 40-85, Asian, must speak fluent Japanese

  • 10 Pedestrians/Walkers: Male & female, age 20 and older, Asian. A lucky four out of the ten will be chosen to play friends of the main characters.

NOTE: Interviews will be set for eligible talent beginning the week of 05/15/11 at the Motion Picture Institute located at 1116 E. Big Beaver in Troy, MI.


All cast will receive lunch on set, credit and a copy of the film.

How to Apply:

If you are interested in applying please notify us at and email your headshots and resume to: and