Look Like a Teen Cookie or Lucious From “Empire”? The Show is Casting Teen Actors in Chicago

06/21/2016

Looking to audition for “Empire?”

Fox’s hip hop drama “Empire” is back for season 3 and now casting in Chicago.

The show’s casting directors have released a few more casting calls for  upcoming roles in the new season of “Empire,”  some of which may be recurring roles.  The show is filming the new season in the Chicago, Illinois area and is looking to cast  teen actors to play the teenage versions of the show’s lead characters, Cookie and Lucious, as well as a few others.

Empire” tells the story behind Empire Entertainment, a family run music empire.  Terrence Howard  stars as the n\man behind the record label, Lucious Lyon. Cookie, played by Taraji P. Henson, is his ex wife who went to prison for him years ago and is now back and looking to get what she believes is owed to her, a piece of the pie.

Fox’s “Empire”  is written by Lee Daniels and Danny Strong, the team behind “Lee Daniels: The Butler.“   “Empire”  was picked up by FOX for season 3 which is now filming in the Chicago area.   Tariji P. Henson, who plays Cookie, received a Golden Globe for her portrayal of the Lyon family matriarch.

If you live in the Chicago area and everyone tells you that you resemble a younger Cookie and Lucious, here is your chance to get cast on “Empire.”

FOX Empire TV show cast

Interested? Here are the details. You must be local to the Chicago area in order to be considered.

EMPIRE Casting Search:

We are currently seeking two 14yr – 18yr old BEAT BOXING Teen boys for EMPIRE.  Chicago area ONLY.

[Beat Boxing Teens] African American, 14yrs – 18yrs. Must be proficient at beatboxing and/or rapping.

If you or anyone you know fits the description please send contact information, headshot/photo,and a small clip of the beat boxing teen to SimonCastingAuditions@gmail.com ASAP.

Shoot Dates: 7/7/16 – 7/18/16

MUST BE AN ILLINOIS RESIDENT
MUST BE AVAILABLE FOR ALL SHOOT DATES

Teenage LUCIOUS wanted for EMPIRE.

SIMON CASTING is currently looking for a teenage LUCIOUS look alike for the role of:

[TEENAGE LUCIOUS] 18yrs old but plays younger. He plays Lucious seen in a flashback as a teenager. He already possesses an incredible voice and his own sense of style. MUST LOOK LIKE TERRANCE HOWARD. Will Recur.

SHOOT DATES: 7/7/16 – 7/18/16

If you or anyone you know fits this description please submit headshot/photo and contact info with the subject line TEENAGE LUCIOUS to: SimonCastingAuditions@gmail.com

MUST BE AVAILABLE FOR ALL SHOOT DATES
MUST BE A CHICAGO RESIDENT
MUST LOOK LIKE TERRANCE HOWARD

EMPIRE Casting Search

Seeking the following role:

[MALE #1]: African American, Late 20’s-40’s, TOUGH, beat a few murder raps.

Please send contact info, picture, and any performance clips to SimonCastingAuditions@gmail.com with subject: EMPIRE MALE RAPPER. Submit ASAP. MUST BE IN CHICAGOLAND AREA.

SIMON CASTING is currently looking for a teenage COOKIE look alike for the role of:

[TEENAGE COOKIE] 18 yrs old but plays younger. She plays COOKIE seen in a flashback as a teenager. She is beautiful but innocent catholic school girl. MUST LOOK LIKE TARAJI P HENSON. Will Recur.

SHOOT DATES: 7/7/16 – 7/18/16

If you or anyone you know fits this description please submit headshot/photo and contact info with the subject line TEENAGE COOKIE to: SimonCastingAuditions@gmail.com

MUST BE AVAILABLE FOR ALL SHOOT DATES
MUST BE A CHICAGO RESIDENT
MUST LOOK LIKE TARAJI P HENSON

Empire casting call for extras in Chicago

 



One thought on “Look Like a Teen Cookie or Lucious From “Empire”? The Show is Casting Teen Actors in Chicago

  1. Toni Caffey

    I don’t have acting experience but I am interested in being an Extra.

    Reply

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