Biblical films to be cast in Lexington

A film series that depicts modern-day interpretations of biblical parables will have a casting session Sunday in Lexington.

Open auditions for Parables will be 1 to 4 p.m. at Hilton Garden Inn, 1973 Plaudit Place. Auditions are open to children ages 8 to 17.

Episodes, to be shot during the next year in the Cincinnati area, will focus on issues that tweens deals with, including bullying, cheating, peer pressure and obesity.

Northern Kentucky native David Donnelly is directing. The producer is Cincinnati native Michael Katchman, and Propeller Consulting, the marketing team behind VeggieTales, also is involved.

E-mail for audition times and locations. You must submit a head shot and résumé. For more information, go to

Herald-leader staff report