Seems there is a speaking role for a rapper up for grabs on “Empire”
“Empire’s” casting directors have a search out for an 18 year old rapper in Chicago as well as 2 actresses to play a younger Tasha Smith and Vivica A. Fox.
The show is looking to cast the role of “Ezzy” who is described as an African American teen ( Actor must be 18+ but plays 16) who is book smart and hoping to get signed by Lucious Lyon and his company Empire Entertainment.
“Empire” just began production of season 3. The show is filming season 3 in the Chicago, IL area and is only interested in talent that is local to the Chicago area as no travel expenses are paid and talent / rapper cast wuill be working on the show between the 19th and 28th of July. “Empire” season 3 will film all the way through March of 2017.
The show is described as a sexy and powerful drama. The series focuses on the hip hop music industry and the fictional company called Empire Entertainment. focuses on Empire At the helm of Empire Entertainment is Lucious Lyon (Terrence Howard), a self made music mogul who has always kept a tight grip on his company but gets some bad news that threatens his control. “Empire” also stars , Taraji P. Henson and Gabourey Sidibe.
EMPIRE Casting Search:
We are currently searching for the following TWO roles:
TEENAGE CAROL: 18 to play a YOUNG TASHA SMITH. MUST Resemble Tasha Smith. She is Carol seen in a flashback.
TEENAGE CANDACE: 18 to play a YOUNG VIVICA A. FOX. MUST Resemble Vivica A. Fox. She is Candace seen in a flashback.
If you or anyone you know fits the description for either role, please email headshot/picture and contact information with Subject: TEEN CANDACE/CAROL to EmpireCastingChi@gmail.com. Seeking submissions ASAP.
Must be a Chicago Resident. Must be avail from now until 7/19.
We are currently seeking an 18 yr old Rapping Teen boy for EMPIRE! Chicago area ONLY.
[EZZY] African American Male, a nerdy 16-year old with a bit of an edge. Ezzy has a 3.9 grade point average and has a bright future ahead of him, but is mesmerized by the thought of being a rapper signed to Empire and being discovered by Lucious Lyon. (18yr but plays younger) – Recurring – MUST BE ABLE TO RAP
If you or anyone you know fits the description please send contact information, headshot/photo,and a small clip of the Rapping Teen to EmpireCastingChi@gmail.com ASAP.
Shoot Dates: 7/19/16 – 7/28/16
MUST BE AN ILLINOIS RESIDENT
MUST BE AVAILABLE FOR ALL SHOOT DATES