Speak your love and then speak it again...
Jade Gooding is a career driven over-achiever on the fast track of success. She is just as aggressive and power hungry for a VP title as her male counterparts. But this over thirty, and single, Marketing Director longs for love and affection from a man her equal.
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Black female, appears late 30’s; Fit/Athletic build; Attractive. Lisa is Jade’s best friend and works at the company. She is a lower-level office position but desires to be in management. She has become frustrated at her failed attempts to get ahead in the organization. Lisa is married to her college sweetheart and has 2 children. Lisa’s desire to get ahead causes her to make manipulative decisions that will alter her life path.
Black female; appears mid to late 20’s
Chela is the executive assistant to Jade. She is feisty and flirtatious with a boisterous personality. Jade wants to mentor Chela and encourage her to be more sophisticated, but it is undetermined if Chela is takin to Jade’s teachings.
Black female; 50’s; Thin/Average size; Monique is Jade and Sissy’s mother. She lives a street life and struggles with drug addiction. She depends on Jade for necessities which frustrates her so she takes matters into her own hands. She’s had a rough life and it shows. Deep down she wants to do better by her daughters.
Black female; appears 20’s; Open body type. Sissy’s friend who is getting her hair done.
Black female; Appears 20’s, Thin/Athletic body type; pretty. Sissy is Jades younger sister. She is feisty and fun. She adores her sister Jade and tries to be the peacemaker between Jade and Monique.
Female; Appears late 20’s-30’s; open ethnicity; Attractive. Tia is Lisa’s co-worker. She is a sounding board and someone that she confides in.
Female; appears early 40’s; Open ethnicity. Melissa is an executive at the firm and Jade’s co-worker. She believes in working hard and not kissing up to the boss in order to get ahead. She is a straight shooter and Jade looks up to her.
Black female; Appears mid 50’s; voluptuous body type. Wanda is the building security guard and Henry’s co-worker. She and Henry have a love/hate relationship. Wanda is a comic relief character.
Male; open ethnicity; appears age 40-45; Brandon is an executive and Jade’s co-worker. He is focused on his job but is always there to give Jade a listening ear and advice.
Black male; appears late 30’s; height over 6’0; slim/athletic. Former basketball player. Danny is Jade’s former college sweetheart and fiancé. He made mistakes during their relationship and is trying to repair their union.
Black male; appears late 50’s – 60’s; Building security guard who takes his job very seriously. He patrols the building looking for code violations and is very skeptical of unfamiliar faces. Comedic relief character.
White male; Appears 50’s; Average body type. Richard is the mailroom supervisor. He is helpful, kind and compassionate. He is a voice of reason
Black male; Appears late 30’s; Athletic body type, handsome. Scott has the appearance of a bad boy or street guy type of personality. He is charming and flirtatious and catches the eye of the women in the office, but he has his eye on Jade. Although Jade see’s Scott as a street guy, there is more than meets the eye to Scott and his background is not as it initially appears.
Black male; Appears mid 40’s; Athletic/Average; Looks great in a suit. Stephen is distinguished and charming. Stephen is the VP of Operations and Jade’s boss. His confidence can quickly turn into arrogance. He is demanding and has an unflattering way of getting what he wants.
Black male; Appears 30’s; Athletic body type; Handsome. Terry is Lisa’s husband. Terry loves his family. He is an attentive husband and father.
Black male; 25-40; Valet at the restaurant. Comedic relief character.
Female; Open Ethnicity; age 30-50; Office worker that will appear in all scenes. My occasionally have lines.
Male; Open Ethnicity; age 30-50; Office worker that will appear in all scenes. My occasionally have lines.