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My Heart Dies with You: Hearts at War, casting continues for trilogy

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In the third installment of the My Heart Dies With You trilogy, the surviving spouse returns from Scotland, with a foster child Maggie, and a new love interest. Once inside the home shared months ago with the deceased spouse, it is soon discovered the spouse had a tumultuous and painful hidden past. This honest movie about love, loss, and renewal is part of the beautiful, heart-felt, action-thrilling Texas trilogy, My Heart Dies With You, which is currently casting for all three movies. The movies are slated for back-to-back filming in 2015-16. From Michael Walters, writer, director, and producer, here are the casting breakdowns for the roles yet to be cast for the three movies:

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Part One- My Heart Dies With You: Heart's Race (With the doctor's announcement to a young wife that an unexpected and sudden terminal illness will bring death to them by morning, the wife fights her selfish nature and decides how she and her husband will spend their last night together.):

ISABELLA DONOVAN (LEAD) (Mid to late 20's) Female, Caucasian or lite Hispanic, attractive, brunette, girly girl with an wide range of emotions. Must be able to swim, drive a car, Actress must possess a passport (Prefer an A list or possibly a strong B list actress)

DOCTOR MARIN: Late 30's-60's) Female, Any race. attractive build (Prefer a strong B or C list actor)

WAITER: (30's) Male, Caucasian, lean build.

Part Two- My Heart Dies With You: Heart's Journey (In part 2, the surviving spouse is losing the battle against grief and loss. A loving aunt takes matters into her own hands sending the surviving spouse to family in Scotland, with hopes that in this place, life, and love can begin again.):

ISABELLA DONOVAN (LEAD) (Mid to late 20's) Female, Caucasian or lite Hispanic, attractive, brunette, girly girl with an wide range of emotions. Must be able to swim, drive a car, Actress must possess a passport (Prefer an A list or possibly a strong B list actress) (Character will appear in the following sequel)

UNCLE LACHLAN: (SHEEP FARMER) (60's-70's) Male, Caucasian, Scottish outdoorsy look as Uncle Lachlan is a farmer. Must be able to deliver an authentic and realistic Scottish accent. Actor must possess a passport. (Prefer an A list or possibly a strong B list actor)

AUNT AGNES: (FARMERS WIFE) (60's-70's) Female, Caucasian, Scottish farmers wife look. Must be able to deliver an authentic and realistic Scottish accent. Actor must possess a passport. Should no how to prepare Haggis (just kidding) (Prefer an A list or possibly a strong B list actor)

SIONN MCLEOD (THE RACE CAR DRIVER) (Early 30's). Handsome, (6'0-6'3), sandy chin length hair, good athletic build. Must be able to deliver an authentic and realistic Scottish accent and have strong driving skills applicable to race driving. Actor must possess a passport.
(Prefer an A list or possibly a strong B list actor)

CHRISTIAN BROOKES (YOUNG MINISTER) (LATE 20's-TO EARLY 30's), Male, Caucasian (6'0-6'3), sandy hair, extremely handsome, athletic build, charming and serious.
(Prefer an A list or possibly a strong B list actor) (Character will appear in the following sequel)

MR. FERGUSON (THE BAKER): (50's -70's). Male, Caucasian, Scottish look. Must be able to deliver an authentic and realistic Scottish accent. Actor must possess a passport.

MR. RAMSAY (STREET VENDOR) (50's). Male, Caucasian, Scottish look. Must be able to deliver an authentic and realistic Scottish accent. Actor must possess a passport.

QUINN: (4) Male, Mixed Caucasian or Hispanic and African-American. small build. Must take good direction. (Few lines) (Character will appear in the following sequel.)

Part Three- My Heart Dies With You: Hearts at War (In the third installment, the surviving spouse returns from Scotland, with a foster child Maggie, and a new love interest. Once inside the home shared months ago with the deceased spouse, it is soon discovered the spouse had a tumultuous and painful hidden past.):

ISABELLA DONOVAN" (LEAD) (Mid to late 20's) Female, Caucasian or lite Hispanic, attractive, brunette, girly girl with an wide range of emotions. Must be able to swim, drive a car, Actress must possess a current passport. (Prefer an A list or possibly a strong B list actress)

CHRISTIAN BROOKES: (YOUNG MINISTER) (LATE 20's-TO EARLY 30's), Male, Caucasian (6'0-6'3), sandy hair, extremely handsome, athletic build, charming and serious.
(Prefer an A list or possibly a strong B list actor)

DOCTOR MARIN: Late 30's-60's) Female, Any race. attractive build (Prefer a strong B or C list actor)

NURSE CARPENTER: Late 30's-early 50's) Female, Caucasian. attractive to medium build. (Prefer a strong B - C list actor )

MRS. CARTER: (50's) Female, African-American. medium to large build. (Prefer an experienced C-list actress)

MRS. LEE: (50's) Female, African-American or Caucasian. medium to large build. (Prefer an experienced C-list actress)

QUINN: (4) Male, Mixed Caucasian or Hispanic and African-American. small build. Must take good direction. (Few lines)

CORPORAL BANNING: (Mid to late 20's) Caucasian, athletic build. Military experience a plus. (B-C list actor only.)

CORPORAL PEREZ: (Mid to late 20's) Hispanic, athletic build. Military experience a plus. (B-C list actor only.)

PRIVATE GREER: (19-24) Caucasian, athletic build. (B-C list actor only)

SUBMISSIONS PROCEDURES

1. Send your resume, with current headshot, and full length body shot. Must include your IMDB page link and a link to your demo reel. Submissions which fail to submit all of these will be discarded.

2. If you are selected for an audition one of the producers will contact you and send you instructions for submitting a video audition.

3. Email address is hdtexas1@gmail.com

FILMING HAS NOT BEEN SCHEDULED YET BUT WILL TAKE PLACE DURING SPRING 2015.

For more about these movies follow updates and find more information on articles in this column and/or on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/MyHeartDiesWithYouMovie.

The Texas Film Commission, http://governor.state.tx.us/film, provides many film resources: job listings, crew directory, location services and much more.

For further information, contact me, Dr. Diane Howard, at dhoward@vvm.com. See my recent publications and film resources at http://www.dianehoward.com.

See ongoing work on professional, epic, redemptive movies on my Pro Films Facebook site, https://www.facebook.com/groups/profilms13/ .

Please visit this third movie in the trilogy on IMDb. com, http://www.imdb.com/title/tt3505650/combined. You will need to Like it on regular IMDb, not IMDb Pro, while it is in development.

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