A vampire novel is being made into a movie to be shot in Rockford next year, and the director is looking for actors to fill some of the lead roles.
The novel Fiona’s Guardians was written by author Dan Klefstad of Dekalb, Illinois, and is about “a 250-year-old vampire who survives on blood stolen from the hospital by human helpers who also protect her while she sleeps,” according to the website. Klefstad.
Stuart R. Wahlin is the writer and director of the project which will be a “short film adaptation” of the novel and is actively auditioning actors for lead and supporting roles, as well as a “handful of extras”.
Among the key roles Wahlin is auditioning for is the lead role for Fiona, who is set to be a woman between the ages of 28 and 35 who will play a “cunning 250-year-old vampire” who is “assertive, seductive, ruthless,” according to details. from the casting call.
Other main roles being cast include a 20 to 27 year old man to play young Daniel, and a 60 to 75 year old man to play old Daniel whose role is that of a “student who falls into a job as a vampire’s guardian, and quickly proves to be quite capable.”
Auditions for two more lead roles and three supporting roles are also underway.
If you would like to audition for a role in Fiona’s Guardians, the director/writer asks you to email [email protected] and include a photo, resume and link to your “reel”.
Synopsis of Fiona’s Guardians:
Daniel is eager to retire after being the guardian of a 250-year-old vampire named Fiona. But first, he will have to find a suitable candidate to be his new tutor. He recruits a college dropout named Wolf to succeed him and prepares the young protege for the dark world he is about to enter.
Production dates for the film are yet to be determined, but filming is expected to begin in 2023, according to casting call information from author Dan Klefstad.
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