Casting

 

Get cast as a TV show extra

Two new FOX shows are back in production with new seasons. Fox’s hit music oriented shows Empire and Star are now filming in the Chicago area and there are new casting calls out for locals who would like to work as paid extras on either of the shows.

Please see the details below. The show’s casting team is also accepting general submissions for upcoming episodes and will be filming in the Chicago area.  Lee Daniels’ edgy, hip hop music oriented drama is back.   “Empire” has returned to production in Chicago and is currently only interested in talent that is local to the Chicago area. Production on the show is beginning and if the new season schedule follows the previous season, then the show will be filming all the way into the winter months.

Empire” focuses on self made music mogul Lucious Lyon,  played by Terrence Howard, his music label, Empire Entertainment and the family drama over who gets to control the company.  “Star” is another music oriented drama and season 1 premiered last year.  Both shows film in Chicago and casting directors are only considering talent that is local to the Chicago area.

 

 

CASTING CALL – EMPIRE

Looking for someone to play the following:

1) VENUE SECURITY: Male, Any ethnicity, Ages 25-55, 5’10+, LARGER FRAME, CLEAN CUT- please do not submit if you have already played a security guard on Empire

If you have worked on Proven Innocent this season you MUST tell us which roles you have played. We are looking for new faces but may be able to re-use you again.

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 extras4empire@gmail.com with “VENUE SECURITY” in the subject line:

 

We will be in contact with you via POP if you are in consideration.

 

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Casting

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Location: Chicago, IL

Type: Film

Looking for male and female to play lead roles. This is a short student film about two young adults who meet in the city.

Age must be between 18-24. All ethnicities encouraged to apply. Some dance experience suggested but not required.

Email a headshot and resume if interested. If you have a video reel please send that as well. Please note that this film is an opportunity for actors who have not yet been seen on screen to make a debut. We hope to cast people with a unique look, so don’t be afraid to apply.

If we are interested we will send part of the script for a video audition.

Payment: Non Paid

City or Location of call: Chicago, IL
Please submit to: beckyblood@yahoo.com by 2019-02-28

This casting notice was posted by: Rebecca Blood

 

Casting now in Chicago

Cecelia New York
Two new FOX shows are back in production with new seasons. Fox’s hit music oriented shows Empire and Star are now filming in the Chicago area and there are new casting calls out for locals who would like to work as paid extras on either of the shows.

Please see the details below. The show’s casting team is also accepting general submissions for upcoming episodes and will be filming in the Chicago area. Lee Daniels’ edgy, hip hop music oriented drama is back. “Empire” has returned to production in Chicago and is currently only interested in talent that is local to the Chicago area. Production on the show is beginning and if the new season schedule follows the previous season, then the show will be filming all the way into the winter months.

”Empire” focuses on self made music mogul Lucious Lyon, played by Terrence Howard, his music label, Empire Entertainment and the family drama over who gets to control the company. “Star” is another music oriented drama and season 1 premiered last year. Both shows film in Chicago and casting directors are only considering talent that is local to the Chicago area.

Empire on FOX

CASTING CALL – EMPIRE

Looking for someone to play the following:

1) VENUE SECURITY: Male, Any ethnicity, Ages 25-55, 5’10+, LARGER FRAME, CLEAN CUT- please do not submit if you have already played a security guard on Empire

If you have worked on Proven Innocent this season you MUST tell us which roles you have played. We are looking for new faces but may be able to re-use you again.

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 extras4empire@gmail.com with “VENUE SECURITY” in the subject line:

1) Confirm you have a POP Profile
2) Include the following information: Name, phone, email, height AND age
3) Attach a recent photo of yourself

We will be in contact with you via POP if you are in consideration.

Casting now in Chicago

Cecelia New York

Type: Student Films

This project will have a professional hair and makeup crew along with a professional filming crew. You are welcome to get a copy for your reel, and this will take place in Chicago Illinois February 14th 15th and 16th.

Please bring friends and families, Transportation may be reimbursed on the spot, but this is a non-paid audition / rehearsal / project…

Downtown Chicago, McCormick Place, attached to the Hyatt Regency, text 310-927-4304 Jay

Payment: Non Paid

City or Location of call: Chicago
Please submit to: jayfilmboy19@aol.com

This casting notice was posted by: Organic Productions

Casting

Cecelia New York
Location: Chicago

Type: Student Films

This project will have a professional hair and makeup crew along with a professional filming crew. You are welcome to get a copy for your reel, and this will take place in Chicago Illinois February 14th 15th and 16th.

Please bring friends and families, Transportation may be reimbursed on the spot, but this is a non-paid audition / rehearsal / project…

Downtown Chicago, McCormick Place, attached to the Hyatt Regency, text 310-927-4304 Jay

Payment: Non Paid

City or Location of call: Chicago
Please submit to: jayfilmboy19@aol.com

This casting notice was posted by: Organic Productions