The Ugly Man


Production title: The Ugly Man
Union / Non-Union: Non-Union
Production Type: Independent
Project length: Feature Film (100 minutes)
Production language: English
Production Company: Next Productions
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Director: Rohan Fernando
Producer: Warren Sinnathamby
Casting Director: Raji Nair
Audition Location: Scarborough
Shooting Location: Ontario
Compensation: Negotiable


Shooting Start date: September 18, 2018

Shooting End date: October 18, 2018

A young detective returns to his hometown to solve the mystery of the brutal murder of his childhood love, a crime his father was convicted of twenty years earlier.

Character BIOS

[Isaac (Adult – 35 years)/Devon (Adult – 35 years)] [GENDER: MALE] [AGE: 35 to 40]
Isaac is a strikingly handsome South Asian police detective, with a brooding intensity. Following a visit to his estranged father, he unconsciously investigates a 20-year-old crime involving him.

Devon, Isaac’s father, is a handsome South Asian man. He works as a groundskeeper for a wealthy family.

(The same actor will play the thirty-five-year-old Isaac and the thirty-five-year-old version of Devon.)

[Isaac (Teenager)] [GENDER: MALE] [AGE: 15]
A delicate, strikingly handsome South Asian boy who is in love with a beautiful Caucasian girl, Rachel.

[Isaac (Child – 6 years)] [GENDER: MALE] [AGE: 5 to 8]
A young South Asian child who is very fond of his playmate, Rachel. He grows up in the staff quarters of a wealthy Caucasian household, oblivious to the existence of societal barriers.

[Devon (Adult – 55 years)] [GENDER: MALE] [AGE: 55 to 60]
A South Asian man in his late fifties, looking the worse for wear after spending 20 years in prison, for a crime he claims he didn’t commit.

[Danielle] [GENDER: FEMALE] [AGE: 32 to 40]
A middle-aged Caucasian woman with a teenaged daughter. She is an exotic dancer, in a small town and is trying to improve her current lot in life.

[Officer Stanfield] [GENDER: MALE] [AGE: 35 to 45]
A robust, gritty, no-nonsense looking thirty-five-year-old Caucasian police officer in a small town.

[Karen/Rachel] [GENDER: FEMALE] [AGE: 15 to 17]
Karen, a young Caucasian girl who takes an interest in Isaac. She is Danielle’s precocious daughter.

Rachel is Isaac’s childhood sweetheart who was murdered.

(The same actor will play Karen and Rachel.)

[Rachel (Child – 6 years)] [GENDER: FEMALE] [AGE: 5 to 8]
A young Caucasian child, who leads a carefree life. She is very fond of her friend, Isaac, and his parents.

[Connie] [GENDER: FEMALE] [AGE: 40 to 45]
A stern, perfectly manicured, wealthy Caucasian lady who is overtly classist and racist toward her employees.

[Gerald] [GENDER: MALE] [AGE: 40 to 45]
A wealthy well-built Caucasian man who has the air of having lived in prosperity. He seduces his employees unscrupulously.

[Lana] [GENDER: FEMALE] [AGE: 30 to 35]
Lana, Isaac’s mother, is an anxious and unstable South Asian lady. She works as a cook/maid for a Caucasian family in a small town.

[Robbie] [GENDER: MALE] [AGE: 30 to 35]
A young Caucasian man in his mid-thirties, who wants to appear rough and tough. He is very fond of and very protective about Danielle and her daughter, Karen.