FOX “Empire” Has a Casting Call out for Extras to Play “Jamal’s Friends”, “Andre’s Driver” and More

08/20/2015

Looking for a role on “Empire”? Read on because “Empire” is casting for season 2.

The FOX hit series, Empire,”  is now filming season 2 and has just released a new casting call for extras to play Jamal’s friends in a scene filming this week in the Chicago area.

The show’s extras casting directors with Chicago’s 4 Star are seeking both male and female talent between the ages of 20 and 35. They are specifically interested in talent that is Hispanic or of Middle Eastern decent. The scene will be filming late night Friday and is expected to go into Saturday morning with a possible wrap time as late… or early as 3AM. Talent interested needs to apply ASAP as they are casting this right now.

Empire”  is created by the team behind  “Lee Daniels The Butler“, Lee Daniels and Danny Strong. The two teamed up once again for this edgy, hip hop music oriented drama. Season 1 of the show was a huge hit for FOX and season 2 is now in production and scheduled to premiere on FOX this fall.  The series stars Terrence Howard, Taraji P. Henson and Gabourey Sidibe.  “Empire” focuses on self made music mogul Lucious Lyon,  played by Terrence Howard and his family run music label, Empire Entertainment. 

FOX Empire show casting paid TV extras

Empire”  films in the Chicago area and the casting directors are only considering background talent that is local to the area.

CASTING CALL: EMPIRE
RATE: $80/8
LOCATION: CHICAGO
SHOOT DATE: FRIDAY 8/21
CALL TIME: AROUND 7PM – MAY SHOOT UNTIL 1AM – 3AM SATURDAY MORNING
ROLE: JAMAL’S FRIENDS

Male/Female, Hispanic or Middle Eastern, Age range: 20 – 35

Send and email to extras4empire@gmail.com:
1) Put the role you are submitting for in the subject line
2) Include your name, age, height, weight, phone number, zip code and email
3) Send a head shot, professional or candid photo in jpeg format –Make sure the photo is taken in decent lighting (no selfies), no sunglasses. Show us your style but make sure we can see your face! The better the photo, the better your chance of being submitted.

NOTE: NAME YOUR JPEG PHOTO WITH YOUR FULL NAME!!!
Click on the photo and it will give you an option to re-name the file, Re-name it with your full name. We need you to start doing this on every submission.

We will let you know if we can book you, thanks!

Empire season 2 casting call

Also, “Empire”  is casting for the role of a personal assistant

CASTING CALL: EMPIRE
RATE: $80/8
LOCATION: CHICAGO
SHOOT DATE: TBD – IT WILL BE A 1 DAY SHOOT SOME TIME BETWEEN WEDNESDAY 8/26 – FRIDAY 9/4.
ROLE: PERSONAL ASSISTANT

LOOKING FOR: MALE, ANY ETHNICITY, AGE RANGE: 18-25 YEARS OLD.

SEE PHOTOS FOR REFERENCE.
Send and email to extras4empire@gmail.com:
1) Put the role you are submitting for in the subject line
2) Include your name, age, height, weight, phone number, zip code and email
3) Send a head shot, professional or candid photo in jpeg format –Make sure the photo is taken in decent lighting (no selfies), no sunglasses. Show us your style but make sure we can see your face! The better the photo, the better your chance of being submitted

NOTE: NAME YOUR JPEG PHOTO WITH YOUR FULL NAME!
Click on the photo and it will give you an option to re-name the file, Re-name it with your full name. We need you to start doing this on every submission

4) Include if you have worked on the show this season and your previous extra role

new role for Empire

CASTING CALL: EMPIRE
RATE: $80/8 + $30 DRIVING BUMP
LOCATION: CHICAGO
SHOOT DATE: TUESDAY, AUGUST 25TH
ROLE: ANDRE’S DRIVER

LOOKING FOR:
MALE, CAUCASIAN, AGE RANGE: 21-40 YEARS OLD. HANDSOME SECURITY TYPE. MUST HAVE A VALID DRIVER’S LICENSE TO BE ABLE TO DRIVE IN THE SCENE.
Send and email to extras4empire@gmail.com:

1) Put the role you are submitting for in the subject line
2) Include your name, age, height, weight, phone number, zip code and email
3) Send a head shot, professional or candid photo in jpeg format –Make sure the photo is taken in decent lighting (no selfies), no sunglasses. Include photos of you in a business suit. Show us your style but make sure we can see your face! The better the photo, the better your chance of being submitted.

NOTE: NAME YOUR JPEG PHOTO WITH YOUR FULL NAME!!!
Click on the photo and it will give you an option to re-name the file, Re-name it with your full name. We need you to start doing this on every submission

4) Include if you have worked on the show this season and your previous extra role
5) Confirm you are available to work on Tuesday 8/25
6) Include a picture of your valid Driver’s License

We will let you know if you are in consideration!

Also, the show has other roles available as well. Still looking for a role on “Empire”, check out More New Roles Available on “Empire.”



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