Prototype:  “The Good Samaritan”

The LDS Church is entering pre-production on the film project. PLEASE READ THE ENTIRE POSTING FOR DETAILS.

The Parable of the Good Samaritan”

A short story based on the scriptural account found in Luke 10: 30-37 They seek a broad variety of cast who resemble the cultures and races represented within the scriptural account, namely: Semitic, Roman, Greek, Egyptian, and others of Middle Eastern/Southern European/North African origin.

They seek ALL possible candidates for a variety of roles: Actors and Extras. 


Generally, they seek individuals with darker hair and eye color, olive or brown skin tone, the ability to grow a beard (for men), and other common Semitic characteristics are desired, although not required.


Merchant:  clearly Jewish; 30’s or 40’s

Samaritan:  large build; darker features (Persian); 30’s or 40’s

Young Servant:  a teenage boy with a memorable, sympathetic face; (possibly Arab)

Priest & Levite:  clearly Jewish; “of the establishment”; 50’s or 60’s

Inn Keeper:  40’s; a man who appears worn-out; “chief cook and bottle-washer”

Bandits:  all male; featured extras; probably familial

Extras at the Inn (Semitic)


Ø  Acting background and training is always a PLUS, but is not required for this production.  The director is willing to work with inexperienced actors who are willing to give it a try!

Ø  All positions are PAID. 


The hiring process for both active, worthy members of the LDS Church and non-member candidates remains consistent with previous practice. There are two paths by which a candidate may participate:

  1. As an employee: The LDS Church can only hire as employees members of the Church who are 'temple worthy', as determined by their ecclesiastical leader.

  2. As an independent contractor: Candidates who are affiliated with a legitimate talent agency or have an active business license can be contracted as independent contractors.

Proof of compliance with employment/contracting criteria will be obtained once contact has been made.

Please submit the information requested below.


Please send an e-mail to or with the subject line, “Good Samaritan,” no later than Monday, April 12, 2010.  Please include ALL the following information:

1)      Applicant’s Full Name and AGE (If applicant is a minor, please include parent’s or guardian’s full name and information);

2)      Current e-mail address(es);

3)      Current Phone Number(s) where applicant may be reached;

4)      City and State where you live;

5)      Are you a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints?  (If not, please list your religious affiliation, if any. – This is not required.)


 From this information, they will organize an audition session the following week and we will notify you if you are selected to attend.



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