Aspiring actors hope to get their break in locally made movie

BILOXI, MS (WLOX) - The wheels are in motion to make the murder mystery film, "Artists Die Best in Black."

For writer-director Price Hall, it's more than a passion.

"I wake up in the morning excited. I wake up late at night excited all day long about this film," said Hall.

Dozens gathered in downtown Biloxi, hoping to be a part of the acting talent in Hall's vision.

While Hall says this is a catalyst movie for the area and feels confident local talent is thriving, locals feel like this is could be their big break.

"I love to act. I've always wanted to be in a movie. I've always wanted to be recognized," said 10-year-old Noelle Cooper.

"To sing and act, totally. My inspiration is everything. There could be something in everything. You never know who you're going to meet," said 12-year-old. Laci Wainscott.

"I just enjoy all aspects of the entertainment business. I like to sing. I like to entertain people," said 24-year-old Crissy Ahern.

"The Gulf Coast and Mississippi is just a diamond in the rough," said Hall.

It's a diamond he's glad he noticed, filled with acting jewels who are sure to make the film a success.

To learn the days and times for the acting workshops click here.

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