Casting “Fresh Off the Boat,” a TV pilot. Synopsis: Based on the memoir by Eddie Huang, an Asian-American family moves from multi-ethnic Washington, D.C. to an all-white suburban neighborhood in Orlando, FL and pretty much everyone is having culture shock.
REHEARSAL AND PRODUCTION DATES & LOCATIONS
Shoots Spring 2014 in L.A.
COMPENSATION & UNION CONTACT DETAILS
This project is signatory with SAG-AFTRA.
Gary Huang (Lead): Male, 7-9, Asian
to play 9, the baby of the family, a “total mama’s boy tattle-tale,” a “tiny narc.” Note: Series regular.
Freddy Huang (Lead): Male, 10-11, Asian
to play 11, Eddie’s younger brother, idolizes Eddie, will do anything for him, even taking the blame for Eddie’s bad behavior. Note: Series Regular
Eddie Huang (Lead): Male, 11-14, Asian
to play 12, a well-meaning, likable kid, a recent transplant from Washington, D.C., now living in homogenized, all-white Orlando, FL, where his dad is opening a restaurant, clearly not happy about being uprooted in the middle of the school year, but is trying his best to fit in, make friends and be accepted, so far, it’s not exactly working, a first-generation American, Eddie embodies that transition between the old school traditions of his parents and the new school world of strip malls and Air Jordans, a big hip-hop fan, he identifies with the outsider nature of the music and uses it as an anthem in his everyday life, series arc is about Eddie finding his niche in this new place. Note: Series regular.
Seeking submissions from: New York, NY; Baltimore, MD; Philadelphia, PA; Atlanta, GA; Boston, MA; Chicago, IL; New Orleans, LA; Washington D.C., DC; Miami, FL; Orlando, FL; Tampa, FL; Jacksonville, FL; Detroit, MI; Cleveland, OH; Columbus, OH; Pittsburgh, PA; Cincinnati, OH; Nashville, TN; St. Louis, MO; Providence, RI; Stamford, CT; Newark, NJ; Hartford, CT; Trenton, NJ
|Pay Scale :||$750+|
|Location :||Los Angeles|