Whodunit?

June 29, 2013

Legends Animated is switching gears a bit by having our next production be a crime drama set in the 1940s-1950s. It will be Legends Animated’s first original production (Detecter Pig is a co-production with comic artist Sergio Willis) which will have a film noir feel to it, but with a hint of playfulness.

Feel free to audition for any of the roles below if interested: it’s under a SAG New Media contract, so both union and non-union actors are welcome. Also feel free to share this post with anyone who may be interested:

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Email info@legendsanimated.org with the characters’ names you’d like to audition for in the subject box. You will then receive the script and can record your readings as an MP3 file; you are welcome to use free software like Audacity or free mobile apps like HI-Q MP3 Voice Recorder Lite to record your audition.

Your audition does not have to be professionally recorded but your voice should be heard clearly (please record in a quiet space with no background noise) and we will only accept MP3 files. We will no longer accept requests for audition info after July 16th.

Compensation: IMDB credit & digital copy of completed project

Lucky – FEMALE / 20 TO 30
A young detective who uses her smarts and feminine wiles to solve crimes. Think Honey West, but more tongue-in-cheek

Narrator – MALE / 20 TO 60
His vocal delivery should be like that of a 1940s-1950s radio commentator. Think Walter Winchell, but more tongue-in-cheek

Cap’n Landy – MALE / 60 TO 80
A sea loving retiree; old friend of Lucky’s

Captain Donovan – MALE / 50 TO 60
Head of the Clear Water police department

Police Hogan – MALE / 50 TO 60
Police officer that guards the dock

Mandino – MALE / 30 TO 50
A crime boss

Joe T. – MALE / 20 TO 40
One of Mandino’s thugs

Sam – MALE / 20 TO 40
One of Mandino’s thugs

Matty – MALE / 40 TO 60
A crime boss

Red – MALE / 20 TO 40
Matty’s right-hand man

Molly – FEMALE / 20 TO 35
Red’s main squeeze

Joe S. – MALE / 30 TO 50
Shady owner of a bar at the waterfront

Doctor – MALE / 30 TO 60

Police Officer 1 – MALE / 20 TO 40

Police Officer 2 – MALE / 20 TO 40

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