HARLAN, Ky. (WYMT) - A feature film about a man in Appalachia will soon be casting in Harlan.
The open casting call for "The Evening Hour" will take place on Saturday, September 8 from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Village Center Mall.
The movie is based on the novel "The Evening Hour" by Carter Sickels. The film is based around Cole Freeman, who maintains an uneasy equilibrium in his rural Appalachian town. But when his old friend Terry Rose suddenly returns with plans which threaten to upend the fragile balance Cole has crafted, his world is thrown upside down. He is faced with an impossible set of choices and is forced to take action to save the close-knit fabric of family, friendship, land and history which holds together everything and everyone he loves.
Casting says they are looking for Harlan residents and people who live in surrounding areas.
They say they are searching for people of all ages and ethnicities. Specifically, they are searching for older adults, boys ages 7-10-years-old, nurses, veterans, police officers, restaurant owners, youth pastors and teachers.
During casting, they say they will be focusing on finding people with interesting and expressive faces.
No experience acting is necessary and if you are chosen for a speaking or non-speaking role, you will be compensated on the scale of other professional productions.
If you would like to be considered to appear in the movie you are highly encouraged to attend the open casting call.
The Village Center Mall is located at 160 Village Center Road, #14 in Harlan.
Filming for the movie will start on October 8 in Harlan.
For more information or to sign-up you can visit their website.