Casting Call

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Thank you for your interest in joining the cast of Elijah and George! We are accepting submissions for the roles outlined below.

Please note the following before contacting us.

  1. Feature film / series experience a must. Historical Fiction / series experience preferred.
  2. Sorry, no 3rd parties or agents at this time. This is a Non-Union Independent Feature Film. Those who hold current SAG Financial Core “F-Core” designation are welcome to submit.  
  3. Please read the backstory found on the main page right sidebar.
  4. Email resume, professional reel, IMDB page / website and head-shot to info@gwarmyandme.com
  5. We are filming in Charles City, VA May 2019. Pending full funding.
  6. Must be comfortable around horses, sheep, dogs, cows and other animals.
  7. There will be battle scenes, battle arms and very loud battle sounds.
  8. This is a non-smoking set.
  9. If you are a parent or guardian submitting for your minor child, please note if cast, you MUST be on set at all times and within ear and eye shot of your child. No exceptions.
  10. Our Production Company conducts Criminal Background Checks prior to final offer.

Thanks very much for your interest, and best of luck!!!

We are currently reviewing submissions for the following roles:


Character Name Marquis de Lafayette

Gender Male

Age Born 1757 age 21 in 1778

Ethnicity Caucasian

Accent French

Appearance Dressed in richly-colored blue and yellow uniform. No facial hair.

Must be intermediate  horseback rider.

5’9 – 5’11, thin side

Featured Role Initially, Lafayette appears standing around the table in Washington’s tent planning the battle of Monmouth. Secondly, he is toasting Washington at dinner. Appears in battle on horseback.

Professional acting experience. Feature films preferred.


Character: Daniel Skenendoa
Ethnicity: Native American
Age range: Early 20’s
Height: Minimum height 6′
Thinner side of athletic, healthy
Strong, endurance, stands very tall
Ability to pull a person on a makeshift stretcher on hidden wheels through the woods
Expert Horseback Rider

Professional acting experience. Feature films preferred.

Featured Role: As one of George Washington’s Scout’s Daniel sets out to find and rescue wounded solider’s after the Battle of Monmouth.

The Oneida Indian Nation, known as America’s First Allies, sent Scouts and corn at General George Washington’s request to help with the war effort and his starving soldiers at Valley Forge.


Character Name General Nathanael Greene

Gender Male

Age Born 1742 age 36 in 1778

Ethnicity Caucasian

Accent Born in Rhode Island

Appearance Dressed in richly-colored blue and yellow uniform. No facial hair.

“A big, husky man, Greene had a powerful frame that came from years at his father’s forge in Coventry, Rhode Island, but his robust appearance camouflaged chronic ill health. Asthma plagued him, inoculation against smallpox left a spot in his right eye that pained him frequently, and a stiff right knee caused him to limp noticeably.” “Men of the Revolution: Nathanael Greene” Richard Ketcham, American Heritage,

Role General Greene appears in two scenes. Initially, in Washington’s Marquee tent planning the battle of Monmouth. Later, he appears in Washington’s tent sitting standing around the table toasting Washington. May also appear in battle on horseback.

Horseback riding experience.

Professional acting experience. Feature films preferred.


Character Name Linus Shoemaker

Gender Male

Age 18 – 22

Ethnicity Caucasian

Accent American Eastern PA

Appearance Over weight, sweaty,  and disheveled.

Role Speaking role, Continental Solider makes two appearances. Initially, chasing after a terrier—he is out of breath and begging Elijah for refreshment. Finally, he appears arguing with his counterpart, Ebenezer Goat.

Ability to chase after a dog.

Professional acting experience. Feature films preferred.


Character Name Ebenezer Goat

Gender  Male

Age 18 – 22

Ethnicity Caucasian

Accent  American

Appearance Disheveled and skinny. No facial hair. Scraggly hair.

Role A speaking role. Continental Soldier appears first chasing after a terrier. In a final scene he appears arguing with his counterpart, Linus Shoemaker.

Ability to chase after a dog. Hold a dog less than 20 pounds.

Professional acting experience. Feature films preferred.


Character Name George Paterson, Jr.

Gender Male

Age Born 1816 – Ten-years-old in 1826

Ethnicity Caucasian

Accent Philadelphia

Appearance George Jr. is dressed in breeches, stockings, buckled shoes,work shirt, waistcoat, hat, and jacket.

Role This is a speaking role interacting with grandpa Elijah. In the opening scene and the final scene George Jr. is riding in a horse-drawn carriage with his grandpa, Elijah.

Must be okay around Horses.

Two locations for this role – Charles City, VA and either Williamsburg or Petersburg, VA. Total two days filming.

Professional acting experience. Feature films preferred.


Character Name Private Rufus Thomas

Gender Male

Age 18 – 25

Ethnicity Any

Accent Country

Appearance Disheveled, dirty, NO SHIRT, NO SHOES. He is skinny and has a dopey side-to-side gait. He carries a musket, cartridge box, and haversack. No facial hair.

Role A speaking role. A “Dopey Guard” is uneducated. He catches Elijah, steals his draughts game, then chases him through camp coming face to face with General George Washington.