The Onion Comedy Comedy Central Roast Spoof Needs Extras in Chicago


There is a new call for extras in the Chicago area for a The Onion video.

The Onion creates videos in a “fake news” style often spoofing products, companies and events we are all familiar with. They will be filming a spoof of the Comedy Central roast this coming weekend and 4 Star Casting of Chicago is looking to cast men and women between the ages of 22 and 65 to portray comedians. All roles are paid at the non-union extras rate of $75 for 8 hours.

Please only apply if you are local to the Chicago area.

CASTING CALL PROJECT: The Onion – TGI Friday Spot – Comedy Central Roast Spoof

POSSIBLE SHOOT DATE: SAT., 2/14 OR SUN., 2/15 (morning or afternoon shoot – TBD)
LOCATION: Chicago – Onion Office
RATE: $75/8
Meal provided and parking covered if not taking public transportation

The Onion casting for skit

WE ARE LOOKING FOR THE FOLLOWING (See Picture for Reference):

Male/Female, 22 – 65 yoa, Any Ethnicity to play Comedian Types

If interested and available, please send an email to and include:

1) Put TGIF in the subject line.
2) Your name, age, phone, email, height and weight in the body of the email
3) Attach a recent photo in jpeg format
4) Confirm you available to work on Saturday, 2/14 and Sunday, 2/15. The shoot will only be on one of the dates, but we need to know that you are available for both because the decision is still being made by the client for which date – This means your day is open to work with us – you don’t have appointments, plans, a Valentine’s date, need to pick up your kids, etc.
5) You must be registered with us at www.4starcasting.comto be considered.
We will contact you if you are being submitted.
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