Casting now in Chicago

Get cast as a paid extra.

 

Utopiahas been in the works for some time now. Around this time last year, the show was ordered for 9 episodes. According to various production reports, “Utopia” was originally to be produced with HBO and David Fincher was set to direct. Seems that deal fell through, but the show is back on for Amazon. “Utopia” is adapted for the US by Gillian Flynn from the original show which aired in the UK.  Gillian Flynn wrote the book novel “Gone Girl” and also wrote the screenplay for the movie adaptation. Another one of Flynn’s books is being made into a TV show.  Her novel “Sharp Objects” is being adapted for HBO and will star Amy Adams.

 

Amazon series

Utopia” centers on a group of people who meet online and find themselves involved in a conspiracy and followed by some kind of an underground, government organization that is wrapped in secrecy. The group finds a comic that changes their lives as they come to suspect that the stories in the book may be more fact than fiction.

Interested? See below for the extras casting calls:

UTOPIA – MINORS CASTING CALL
FILMING DATES: FRIDAY, MAY 3RD
LOCATION: HOFFMAN ESTATES, IL
CALL TIME: TBD
MINOR RATE: $250/8 per baby + $96/8 GUARDIAN

ROLE: BABY
ANY GENDER, ANY ETHNICITY, AGE 12 MONTHS TO 16 MONTHS – We are looking for babies, it’s a plus if you have a set of identical twins to play one baby on set. Please let us know in your email submission.

Your children MUST have a Current/Valid IL Work Permit through 4 Star Casting or a local talent agency. We will not accept other casting company work permits on this project.

Please attach your children’s current work permit to the submission email and parent/legal guardian affidavit (can be found on our website at http://www.4starcasting.com).

__________________________________________
To be considered, your child MUST have a valid work permit.

Send an email to extras4utopia@gmail.com with the ROLE/NAME you are applying for in the subject line:

YOU MUST SUBMIT WITH ALL THE INFORMATION WE REQUEST IN ORDER FOR YOUR CHILD(REN) TO BE IN CONSIDERATION!!

1) Include the following information of your child(ren): Name, current AGE (BE EXACT), height, weight, clothing sizes, shoe size, phone, and email

2) Confirm your child is non-union

3) Attach a current LABELED photo of your child(ren) – CURRENT PHOTOS OF CURRENT LOOK – FACE AND FULL BODY

4) Attach your child(ren)s current work permit and Parent/legal guardian affidavit (can be found on our website at http://www.4starcasting.com)

5) Confirm your child(ren)’s general availability – Open, Extremely Flexible, Flexible, Limited?

6) Confirm your children are able to work Friday, May 3rd

7) Confirm if you have a vehicle for transportation for your child or if you would be taking public transportation?

We will be in contact if your child is in consideration!

FORKLIFT OPERATORS – CASTING CALL – AMAZON’S UTOPIA

TENTATIVE DATES: MAY 1ST

LOCATION: HOFFMAN ESTATES, IL
RATE: $96/8 + $45 SPECIAL ABILITY

ROLE: CHRISTIE EMPLOYEE – FORKLIFT OPERATOR
Female/Male, Ages: 21-55, all ethnicities – We are looking for someone who can actually drive a forklift, and preferably performs this function in their job (past or present)
____________________________
To be considered, you must have a POP Profile. To create a profile, click the following link and then follow the instructions on sending the submission e-mail: https://4starcasting.portal.wegotpop.com/apply

If you already have a POP profile, you may continue with the submission email.

Send an email to extras4utopia@gmail.com with “CHRISTIE EMPLOYEE – FORKLIFT OPERATOR” in the subject line:

PLEASE ANSWER THE FOLLOWING QUESTIONS IN YOUR SUBMISSION. If the following questions are not answered, your email will be deleted.

1) Confirm you have a POP Profile

2) Include the following information: Name, phone, email, and PHOTO of you (for quick reference)

3) You must go into your POP Profile via a computer, and upload the FOUR requested photos – put them in the following slots; CURRENT LOOK: FRONT (FACE), CURRENT LOOK: SIDE (PROFILE), CURRENT LOOK: BACK (BACK OF HEAD TO SEE HAIRLINE), AND RECENT NON PRO BODY SHOT (FULL BODY PHOTO) if that slot does not upload, then use BODY ALTERNATIVE (FULL BODY SHOT). The photos should be selfies in good lighting with a neutral background, no filters, no hats, no sunglasses.

If you currently have a photo in one of the slots mentioned, you will need to delete it prior to uploading the newer photo.

For any submissions with Utopia, the FOUR photos must be uploaded to be considered. No exceptions.

4) Update your current measurements – Chest/Jacket, Pants, Neck/Sleeve, Dress and Shoe – the wardrobe department is asking to see sizes of many of the roles because you will need to fit a costume/uniform. As well, even if you bring clothes for a role, they want to know the sizes of the extras on set.

5) Give us a brief description of your experience driving a forklift

6) Confirm your availability for the tentative date – MAY 1ST

7) Let us know if you have any known conflicts coming up in April or May (such as vacations or doctor’s appointments)

Baby casting:

UTOPIA – MINORS CASTING CALL
FILMING DATES: FRIDAY, MAY 3RD
LOCATION: HOFFMAN ESTATES, IL
CALL TIME: TBD
MINOR RATE: $250/8 + $96/8 GUARDIAN

ROLE: “TWIN BABIES” – ANY GENDER, ANY ETHNICITY, AGE 12 MONTHS TO 16 MONTHS – We are looking for a set of identical twins to play one baby on set.

Your children MUST have a Current/Valid IL Work Permit through 4 Star Casting or a local talent agency. We will not accept other casting company work permits on this project.

Please attach your children’s current work permit to the submission email and parent/legal guardian affidavit (can be found on our website at http://www.4starcasting.com).

__________________________________________
To be considered, your child MUST have a valid work permit AND be registered in our Minors Registration Survey. If you have filled out the survey before, please fill it out again, so that we have their current info. A link is provided here.

https://docs.google.com/…/1FAIpQLSeClRxdZ8uxB5h3t_…/viewform

Send an email to extras4utopia@gmail.com with the ROLE/NAME you are applying for in the subject line:

YOU MUST SUBMIT WITH ALL THE INFORMATION WE REQUEST IN ORDER FOR YOUR CHILD(REN) TO BE IN CONSIDERATION!!

1) Include the following information of your child(ren): Name, current AGE (BE EXACT), height, weight, clothing sizes, shoe size, phone, and email

2) Confirm your child is non-union

3) Attach a current LABELED photo of your child(ren) – CURRENT PHOTOS OF CURRENT LOOK – FACE AND FULL BODY

4) Attach your child(ren)s current work permit and Parent/legal guardian affidavit (can be found on our website at http://www.4starcasting.com)

5) Confirm you have completed the Minors Survey

6) Confirm your child(ren)’s general availability – Open, Extremely Flexible, Flexible, Limited?

7) Confirm your children are able to work Friday, May 3rd

8) Confirm if you have a vehicle for transportation for your child or if you would be taking public transportation?

We will be in contact if your child is in consideration!

Also casting extras with cars:

VEHICLE CASTING CALL – AMAZON’S UTOPIA
TENTATIVE DATES: APRIL 29TH, APRIL 30TH, MAY 1ST (YOU WIILL BE CONSIDERED YOU FOR FUTURE EPISODES, TOO)

LOCATION: HOFFMAN ESTATES, IL
RATE: $96/8 + $35 CAR BUMP

ROLE: CHRISTIE EMPLOYEE W/LUXURY VEHICLE (EXAMPLES OF THE TYPE OF CARS WE ARE LOOKING FOR – TESLA, AUDI, GENESIS, MERCEDES-BENZ, BMW, CADILLAC, ACURA, LEXUS, PRIUS, HYBRID VEHICLES, VOLVO)
___________________________________
CHRISTIE EMPLOYEE W/LUXURY VEHICLE
Female/Male, Ages: 21-55, all ethnicities
____________________________
To be considered, you must have a POP Profile. To create a profile, click the following link and then follow the instructions on sending the submission e-mail: https://4starcasting.portal.wegotpop.com/apply

If you already have a POP profile, you may continue with the submission email.

Send an email to extras4utopia@gmail.com with “CHRISTIE EMPLOYEE W/LUXURY VEHICLE” in the subject line:

PLEASE ANSWER THE FOLLOWING QUESTIONS IN YOUR SUBMISSION. If the following questions are not answered, your email will be deleted.

1) Confirm you have a POP Profile

2) Include the following information: Name, phone, email, and PHOTOS of you and your vehicle (for quick reference)

3) You must go into your POP Profile via a computer, and upload the FOUR requested photos – put them in the following slots; CURRENT LOOK: FRONT (FACE), CURRENT LOOK: SIDE (PROFILE), CURRENT LOOK: BACK (BACK OF HEAD TO SEE HAIRLINE), AND RECENT NON PRO BODY SHOT (FULL BODY PHOTO) if that slot does not upload, then use BODY ALTERNATIVE (FULL BODY SHOT). The photos should be selfies in good lighting with a neutral background, no filters, no hats, no sunglasses.

If you currently have a photo in one of the slots mentioned, you will need to delete it prior to uploading the newer photo.

For any submissions with Utopia, the FOUR photos must be uploaded to be considered. No exceptions.

4) Update your current measurements – Chest/Jacket, Pants, Neck/Sleeve, Dress and Shoe – the wardrobe department is asking to see sizes of many of the roles because you will need to fit a costume/uniform. As well, even if you bring clothes for a role, they want to know the sizes of the extras on set.

5) Give us the make, model, color and YEAR of your vehicle, and describe the condition of the car

6) Confirm your availability for the three dates – APRIL 29TH, APRIL 30TH, MAY 1ST

7) Let us know if you have any known conflicts coming up in April or May (such as vacations or doctor’s appointments)

 

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