Casting African American Actors for Movie

Casting male and female actors for the short comedy movie, “Uncle Switch”.  Shooting is scheduled to take place in metro Detroit.


Uncle Switch is about April, a freshman at Harvard who comes home to visit her family and bring a surprise… Her new boyfriend. Everyone is looking forward to meeting him; Mom, Uncle Nate and especially April’s Uncle Switch, who has a split personality of a cool calm and collective loving Uncle one minute and his other half a militant, ex-con war veteran the next.

Available Roles:

  • Mom: African American, motherly, female, late 20′s to early 30′s

  • Uncle Nate: African American, male, cool laid back personality, age 23+

  • April: African American, female, high energy, intellectual, beautiful, ages 18 to 20

  • Ralphie: African American, male, ages 18 to 20, new boy persona (skinny jeans, the whole cool guy look)


These are not paid roles. Each actor will receive a copy of the production.

How to Apply:

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