We are still casting for both Principle and Supporting Players. This project is one of the greatest examples of why ACTORS are trying out. As an All-Ad-lib 360/flat venture, it requires actors to have highly honed skills and an active interest in ALL parts of this exciting adventure.
Detective Mike Black, mid-20s, Caucasian, between 5'10" - 6'1", well-built, bordering on OCD; By-the-Book type; skipped a grade in both elementary and high school; started college at 16 in Canada with scholarship; Canadian transplanted to California when he was 18. transferred to a university in California with hopes to become a cop; majored in criminology and psychology as his minor; received his BS by age 20 and applied to LAPD making into the academy within three months. By 21, he graduated from the Police Academy. Within a year, he became a detective.
Detective Miles Ian White; male; Black; late 20s; very well built; 6'1"; parents died 3 years ago and he now takes care of his 22-year-old brother, Jamal, and 14-year-old sister, Elisha; To relieve stress, he plays on the LAPD Football team. Music and dancing are also a big part of his everyday life. naturally, both paternal and a lover at heart, preferring a quiet demeanor overplaying hardball, but does not shy away if a fight is necessary; His size, excellent physical conditioning, and tough exterior look allows most confrontations to be kept short, sweet and resolved without the need for physical intervention
Commander Enrique Rojo; 54-year-old Hispanic Gay; married to a wonderful husband, Lito Dorado-Rojo. Being from California, his attitude is somewhat laid back and we can feel it... even though his job requires him to be a bit "Supervisor-like". Both Enrique Rojo and Lito share a daughter, named Maria.
CSI Special Agent & Photographer Investigator Alexandra "Ally" Portokali; Age 48; divorced; has 28-year-old twins (male & female); raised in Chicago; moved to LA when 16. Became a cop at 18. When divorced at 30, she finished her Masters in Criminology, studied photography, and moved into CSI as a Special Agent. Although she is highly adept at both Still and Video types of photography, in addition to analyzing, comparing, and testifying on the subject as an expert, she might be showing signs that being a cop was more to her liking. As an armed member of the team, she is also endowed with Arrest Powers. maintains her POST-CEU hours; remains one of few not having been to Detective School, and consulted by Special Investigative for her opinions and insights.
Detective Supervisor (DS) Ashley Greene; mid to upper 40's; female; caucasian; motherly type inside and outside the workplace; transferred to LAPD two years ago from Nay York City. 2.5 years ago, her Assistant District Attorney husband of 20.5 years was killed in the line of duty leaving her to raise her two kids; a 16-year-old daughter and an 18-year-old son. Life definitely has not been easy for her.
Detective Samantha "Sam" Lan-Se; Female; Chinese-American; early 20s; 5'4"; all of 120lbs.; consummate body-language student; skilled killing machine; loves Tai-Chi; strong willed; wants to be perfectionist; can do everything creed after her older sister was killed; has a younger sister, Kimberly "Kimmy" Lan-Se, who is 18, but they do not get along; preferring her dingy place over the house she grew up in and now lived-in full time by her sister
FBI Special Agent Anthony "Tony" Drew"; Caucasian; 45-48 years of age; male; separated from his wife; it's complicated; graduated from CSUN with Masters in Criminal Justice and joined the FBI right out of college. He is intense, driven, a by-the-book guy; wants cases solved yesterday. Always forms opinions of other officers, detectives, or agents that work with him.
LAPD VIce Damian de Marco; age 46, Caucasian, between 5'10"; Brown hair/eyes; ex-NYFD turned LAPD Vice; homebody; not a lover of large, crowded places; workaholic, who is still searching for the right woman.
LAPD VICE Christopher "Jax" Jaxson; male; age 40; 6' tall; Caucasian with light eyes/light complexion, as in not enough sun; always wants to be comfortable as possible, including sandals; very easy going; loves traveling, road trips, etc. Good luck finding him because he loves getting lost. divorced with two grown children; He followed in the family footsteps, all men are/were in Law Enforcement, but he could just have easily been an outlaw biker, sometimes even wearing a cut.
Margaret "Crytal" Black (Michael Black's biological mother); Female, Canadian, Dirty-Blond hair; average weight; between 5'6" - 5'7"; Borderline OCD, Needy; slight drama-queen personality is punctuated by her method of getting attention in a somewhat childish-like behavior pattern thinking she needs a reason to get attention rather than just spitting it out. In and out of therapists while Michael was schooling. She followed him out to California since she couldn't stand being away from him from when he was 20. She tries to make or find any excuse to see him announce or unannounced. She cannot hold down a job for more than 3 - 6 months at a time. emotionally unsteady, yet, she is willing to put herself out there to find someone new in her life but doesn't seem to know how to. her clinginess chases the men away.
Jamal White; age 22; Black male; brother to Detective White; Not the same physic as his brother; stands between 5'8" - 5'9"; weighs between 150 - 160 lbs.; Jamal was 19 when their parents died, and he has had a hard time holding down a job since graduating High School. Jr. College has also not been easy, especially because he also works very hard as a Bike-Courier. In addition, he has a needy 18-year-old girlfriend, Kimberly "Kimmy" Lan-Se. That's right, his brother has no idea he is dating Det. Samantha Lan-Se's sister.
Dr. Hunter Sincock; Caucasian; male; mid/upper 40s UK transplant to the US. divorced with one child. Both the ex-wife and child live back in UK. 2 years ago, he worked as a technical advisor on US Movie and never left, choosing to open a very lucrative practice in LA seeing major movers/shakers within the Entertainment Industry and continue his Forensic Psychiatry practice on the side, including publishing his first book, MAD WAC, on why men are dicks and women are such cunts. Make no bones about it about it, his intention is to turn it into a money-making movie. He will be the next Dr. Phil.
Coach Bobby Banks; male; early 30s; average height/weight; good looking Caucasian; wannabe actor; has been coaching skateboarding for over five years; at one time, one of the best USA skateboarders and a Silver Metal Olympic winner; now coaches the current head competitors in LA such as Jordan and Cameron; hard drinker; depressed most of the time; needing to feel like he is still in the competition, he dresses the part in all black & black hoodie. On the bright side, women are attracted to him in a nice way, and he will screw anything in a dress.
William "Billy" Benedict; Jordan's biological father and first husband of Joanne; is in jail; He is a convicted felon serving time on drug dealing charges. With his daughter's help, he has brought enough evidence to light, the charges were proven to be false, and all charges are in the process of being thrown out. Prior to being arrested, he was practicing Emergency MD at Bellevue Hospital in NYC. In addition, they are going to reinstate his license to practice Medicine.
Cameron Houseman; 18 - 19 years of age; surfer look and attitude; calm and relaxed; ready to party anytime; typical California look and chill attitude play ways against Jordan's teenage rebellion ways.
Kimberly "Kimmy" Lan-Se; Asian-American; Female; age 18; 5'5"; 135lbs; long, dark straight hair but likes to use different wigs at times; beat up look; tattoos; needy personality
Lito Dorado-Rojo; husband to Enrique Rojo; age 48; never married prior to Enrique; has no natural kids of his own; from SF and met Enrique at the SF Gay Pride Festival 6 years ago; moved to LA 6 months later; got married 5 years ago on 6/17; As a writer, he can live anywhere and his love for Enrique has brought him to LA. His very masculine looks create quite the stir with both sexes. Unless he tells people that he is Gay, there is absolutely no indication, hence wherever he and Enrique go, female stares and attention follow. Lucky for him, Enrique is so confident, he thoroughly enjoys all the hoopla Lito gets.
Maria Rojo-Dorado; Maria was adopted by both Enrique and Lito 9 months ago when she was 12 years old. She and her mom lived at her grandmother's. Unfortunately, her mom died in a car accident when she was only 6-years-old. She was then raised by her grandmother until she, too, died. With no other living relatives, she was taken in by her Godfather, Enrique Rojo. Maria never gave a thought that her Godfather was gay. It never has even come up in a discussion. In fact, as far as she can remember, he is a kind, sweet, easy-to-talk-to type of person who cares about her. As for Lito, he is nice, but they are still developing a close relationship.
Elisha White; 15-year-old Black female; Det. White's little sister; about 5'5" - 5'6" tall; good weight; ninth-grader; she was 12-years-old when parents died; a daddy's girl, and after his death, she transferred those feelings to Jamal, her brother. Dresses appropriately; Since the deaths and since Jamal has a new girlfriend that Elisha doesn't like nor respect, her demeanor is changing, grades going down, does not like to study, bowing down to the new pressure of being in a new school and at the bottom of the pole as a "Freshman" including hanging out with the wrong crowd, dressing based upon peer pressure and like a typical teenager;m loves boys although she respects Det. White and his authority, lately she seems more troubled than usual.
Brian Garfield; male; Caucasian; age 27; 6' tall; bouncer at local night club; Det. Lan-Se's Ex-boyfriend, which they met 2 years ago at the nightclub; very possessive; want her all to himself and knows they will have a long life with 5 kids; not necessarily her idea of a happy life
Emily Greene; age 16; Detective Supervisor (DS) Ashley Greene's daughter;
David Taylor; male; Caucasian; mid-40s; Step-father to Jordan and second husband to Joanne; typical boring type; safe; workaholic accountant; Into his own world of miniature cars; tried to be helpful with Jordan; tries to follow rules, laws, respectful of authority; very much in love with his wife
Candice "Candy" Adair; young looking 20-year-old who looks more like 15; "Candy-Stripe Volunteer"; perky; drop-dead cute; often told any guy would love to be bandaged by her; a happy person inside and out;
Detective Leo Spencer; mid 40s - mid 50s; Detective from Internal Affairs; Hard as nails; true believer that any cop is 1/2 step from being a crook... except for him; average looking; loves beer and base / football, backyard picnics, and has a habit of liking to make everyone uncomfortable; perfect job for him
Jordan Taylor; age 18; Caucasian; female; High School Senior; 5'6"; long blond hair; living with mom, Joanne, and step-dad, David; Her real father is William benedict, who is in NYC Jail, a situation Jordan knows in her heart is because of her mom. Step-father came in the picture when Jordan was eight-years-old.
CSI Tech Teddy "Al" Smith; Caucasian; male; big at least 6'5"; defensive lineman; is there to collect whatever evidence he can; he's more than capable of drawing blood without anyone's help; this TECH is not one to be messed with; very protective of people he cares for; he's like a giant Teddy Bear but tries not to show it; is especially overprotective of Portokali, watching her every move and making sure she is safe at all times; doesn't alow too many people to get close to his personal life
Nicki Adams; age 25; Bi-sexual; doesn't come from money, but never had a problem using her hourglass figure and looks to get what she wants. That's not all that makes Nicki who she is. a girl who typically goes for the bad boy who she can help or fix., but all that came to a stop when she was put in the hospital by the then-boyfriend. She still decided she wants to help people in any way she can, even if it meant starting from the bottom at the local precinct.
Joanne Taylor; early 40s; very pretty / well dressed; takes pride in herself; at first, she tried to have a close relationship with Jordan, but now, she is just plain tired of trying. Since the divorce from her first husband, Jordan's father, William Benedict, She and Jordan have always had a strained relationship, but not for lack of trying. Her second time around with marriage, things are not as she hoped. Eternal "bored housewife", she has become addicted to soap operas and looking elsewhere to find excitement.
Cindy Moore; 5'4"; average weight; brown hair with highlights; Portokali's 28-year-old twin daughter; divorcee, who is doing her best to deal with TWO jobs and TWO precocious kids who ought to be in school.
Mason Moore; age 8; cute as a button; quiet and very smart
Liam Moore; age 5; in Kindergarten; more precocious than his brother. However, he looks up to him now that there is no dad in the house.