Rush Casting Call for Extras on “Empire” in Chicago

02/18/2016

There is a rush call out for extras to work tomorrow on the TV series “Empire”

The show’s extras casting directors have released a rush call for talent that may be available to work tomorrow. The show is in need of a REAL doctor and a REAL paramedic. The show also has a second call out for a “red headed boyfriend.” “Empire ” casting directors are looking for a handsome ginger to play the boyfriend of one of the show’s actresses. That scene will be filming sometime next week or the week after. Please note that “Empire” films in the Chicago area and you must be local to Chicago Illinois or the surrounding areas in order to be considered for any of the open roles.

Sound like you? If so you can check out all the details on the casting notices below.

Fox’s “Empire”  is written by the team behind “Lee Daniels: The Butler,”  Lee Daniels and Danny Strong.  The series premiered last year and was a huge success for the FOX Network. “Empire” season 2 is currently airing and new episodes of the show are still filming.

Empire” tells the story behind Empire Entertainment, a family run, hip hop music empire.  Terrence Howard takes the lead as Lucious, a man who rose through the streets to become a hip hop music mogul. Lucious is at the top of the music business and head of Empire records when he comes to find out that his days at the helm are numbered and his entire family is now out to claim his throne. Tariji P. Henson co-stars in the series as Lucious’s ex wife who is also mother to his children. Tariji just took home a Golden Globe award for Best Actress in a drama series just a few weeks back for her role as “Cookie” on the series.

casting call for FOX Empire
ROLE: HOT “GINGER” BOYFRIEND
LOCATION: Chicago
RATES: $100/8
SHOOT DATE: Will fall between 2/22 and 3/4

We need a good looking man with RED HAIR to play the boyfriend of one of the actresses on the show.

Ethnicity: Caucasian with RED HAIR
Age range: 25-35
Attractive, fit, upscale, hip looks

If interested and available, please send an email to extras4empire@gmail.com with the following:

1) Subject Line: GINGER

2) Include your name, age, height and weight along with email and phone number.

3) Attach a headshot and/or candid photo or headshot in JPEG format. Make sure the photo is taken in decent lighting (no selfies), no sunglasses. Show us your style but make sure we can see your face! If you happen to have a photo of yourself in scrubs or lab coat, please send in that photo.

NOTE: Rename the title of your photo with your Full Name. You should do this with all of your submission photos.

4) Confirm you are available the above dates

5) Please let us know if you worked another day during this episode, which started filming 2/9 or if you have previously played a role in another episode.

We will contact you if you are in consideration.

CASTING CALL – EMPIRE

ROLE: SEE BELOW
SHOOT DATE: FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 19TH
LOCATION: Chicago
RATE: $150/8

REAL ER DOCTOR:
Male/Female, Any Ethnicity, Age Range: 25-55. You must be a real ER Doctor. Please list your experience in your submission.

REAL PARAMEDIC:
Male, Age Range: 21-45, Any Ethnicity. You must be a real paramedic with experience. Please list your experience in your submission.

If interested and available, please send an email to extras4empire@gmail.com with the following:
1) Put the role you are submitting for as the subject line ex: “REAL ER DOCTOR”, “REAL PARAMEDIC”
2) Include your name, age, height, weight, suit jacket size, pants size (waist/inseam), shoe size, shirt size, along with your email and phone number.
3) Attach a headshot and/or candid photo or headshot in JPEG format. Make sure the photo is taken in decent lighting (no selfies), no sunglasses. Show us your style but make sure we can see your face! If you happen to have a photo of yourself in scrubs or lab coat, please send in that photo.

NOTE: Rename the title of your photo with your Full Name. You should do this with all of your submission photos.
4) Confirm you are available 2/19
5) If you are submitting for the real paramedic role – include your experience in your submission.

We will contact you if you are in consideration.

Taraji P. Henson accepts the award for Best Actress in a TV Series, Drama at the 73rd Annual Golden Globe Awards.



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