NBC’s “Chicago Fire” and “Chicago Med” are filming this month and there are a few new casting notices out.
The show’s principal casting directors are seeking actors in the area to play hardcore Latino thugs. The roles pay SAG scale, not extras rates. The roles have no lines but actors will need to look very intimidating in a scene with one of the show’s actors. Also, the show’s extras casting directors are seeking to fill some small extras roles as well for other upcoming scenes. Chicago area talent only please.
“Chicago Fire” films in… you guessed it, the Chicago area and is produced by Emmy Award-winning executive producer Dick Wolf (“Law and Order” ). “Chicago Fire” follows the lives of the men and women who work at firehouse 51. The high octane drama gives viewers a glimpse into the lives of firefighters, paramedics and rescue workers who put their lives on the line on a daily basis. The series is created by created by Michael Brandt and Derek Haasand airs on NBC.
NBC’s sister “Chicago” shows, “Chicago P.D.” and “Chicago Med” are also filming new seasons in the area. Please see the “Chicago P.D.” extras castings page for information about working as an extra on that show.
Interested? Here are the casting notices:
Please note that there are a few casting calls listed below and that they are not for the same casting directors. Please be sure to follow the instructions for the roles you would like to submit for.
Actors (SAG Scale pay) to play Latino thugs
LATINO HARDCORE THUGS wanted for CHICAGO FIRE
compensation: SAG/AFTRA scale
LATINO HARDCORE THUGS wanted for CHICAGO FIRE.
TONY & JULIO
Community gang leaders who have a sit-down with Casey who asks them to ease gang pressure on Victor. No lines but must come off as really scary and intimidating during this convo.
If you or anyone you know fits this description please submit a photo headshot and resume to: SIMONCASTINGAUDITION@GMAIL.COM
Auditon Dates: 3/4/16
Shoot Dates: 3/2/16 – 3/15/16
MUST BE A CHICAGO RESIDENT TO SUBMIT.
MUST BE AVAILABLE FOR AUDITION DATES AND ALL SHOOT DATES
Extras with Cars:
We are in search of people to work with their cars on ‘Chicago Fire’ this Monday, March 7th. If you are interested please submit your photo along with your height, weight, age, phone number, and the make, model, and color of your car to: firstname.lastname@example.org and put “Car 3.7” in the subject line.
“Chicago Med” female extras:
Pretty women, 20’s/30’s, to work as non-speaking extras in a very fun professional athlete party type scene. If you can work on March 17th on “Chicago Med”, this day might change, send a recent color photograph dressed up, looking party ready (hair and makeup and dress looking as rockin’ as possible for a fun party), to email@example.com and put “Rockin’ party” in the subject line. Include your height, weight, age, phone number, city and state. No comp cards, no head shots, no pictures with other people, no pictures with hats, or sunglasses.
This might involve a meeting with the director.
“Chicago Med” Tall male extras:
Tall athletic men, to pose as professional basketball or football players to work our awesome professional athlete party scene on or around March 17th. Especially searching for men 6’6″ and taller! If you can work this date and work if the date changes send a recent color photograph with your height, weight, age, phone number, city and state to firstname.lastname@example.org and put “Athlete Med” in the subject line.
“Chicago Fire” male extras:
Men, 20’s/30s, hip looking to work as beer workers on “Chicago Fire”, Monday, March 14th. Some of you will have FX makeup on as there has been an accident. If you can work this day send a recent color photograph with your current hairstyle, length, height, weight, age, phone number, city and state to email@example.com and put “Beer 3.14” in the subject line.