Spike Lee’s “Chiraq” Movie Releases New Casting Call in Chicago

06/02/2015

Spike Lee has begun filming his latest movie “Chiraq” in Chicago.

The project is looking to cast men and women ages 17 to 40 with a military look for the production. Extras casting directors at 4 Star Casting are seeking to hire non-union background actors of all ethnicities for a multiple day booking. Extras will be playing National Guard troops and Chicago residents interested may follow the below instructions to submit their photos and contact information to the casting directors.

Oscar-nominated filmmaker Spike Lee is now filming a movie about the violence in Chicago.  ” Chiraq” will be exploring “black-on-black violence,” in the cit’s South Side. A recent Chicago Tribune article about the film listed the cast members which include Kanye West, Jeremy Piven, Samuel L. Jackson and hip-hop artist Common.  The title, “Chiraq” and refers to a time (2003–2011) when the murder rate in Chicago was higher than the casualty count in the Iraq war… leaving more Americans dead in the city than in the war zone.

Spike Lee new movie Chiraq open casting call information

Please note that you must be local to the Chicago area in order to be considered.

CASTING CALL: Chi-Raq

ROLE: NON-UNION EXTRAS
RATE: $80/8
LOCATION: Chicago

MULTIPLE SHOOT DATES: 6/8, 6/9, 6/18,6/23, 6/24, 6/25, 7/1,7/2
We would like people to work as many of these dates as possible, but it is not necessary to work all of them. Please note which days you can work in your submission.

ROLES: National Guard
Male & Female, Military types, all ethnicities, ages 17-40

If you are interested and available please send an email to extras4chitruth@gmail.com and include the following info:
1) Subject Line: NATIONAL GUARD
2) Include your name, age, height, weight, phone number, zip code and email
3) List the dates you are able to work
4) Send a headshot or photo in jpeg format. The photo should be against a clean background with good lighting. If you have a photo in BDUs you can submit that, The better the photo, the better your chance of being submitted.

Male, African American, Ages 17-22

If you are interested and available please send an email to extras4chitruth@gmail.com and include the following info:

1) Subject Line: KIDS ON THE CORNER

2) Include your name, age, height, weight, phone number, zip code and email

3) Send a headshot or photo in jpeg format. The photo should be against a clean background with good lighting.

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.
You must be registered with us at www.4starcasting.com to be considered.



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