Casting call for TV show extras and background players in Chicago this week.
Three Chicago area shows are resuming production this week and looking for local talent to fill some small roles.
Tail Sticks casting has a rush call out for a few very specific child roles that are being cast ASAP. There are a few extras roles available on a few different shows which include “Chicago P.D.“, “Chicago Fire” and “Chicago Med“. Please note that the shows use different casting directors so be sure to follow the submission instructions for the roles you are interested in. The shows film in the Chicagoland area and are only casting extras that are local to Chicago. Please do not apply if you do not live in the area.
“Chicago Med” is a new show that ties into the other “Chicago” NBC series. The medical drama is also created by Dick Wolf and Matt Olmstead as a spin-off from Chicago Fire. Just like “Chicago PD” and “Chicago Fire” the show is filming right now in Chicago Illinois. Season 1 of Chicago Med premiered on November 17, 2015 and is still filming new episodes.
“Chicago Fire” and “Chicago Med”
Searching for female identical Caucasian TWINS (girls) 4’1″ to 4’3″ who can work on Wednesday, Jan. 13th on “Chicago Fire”. If your twins can work send their photograph (together), with recent hairstyle, to email@example.com and put “Ester 1.13” in the subject line. Include their height (without shoes), weight, age, and phone number, city and state.
Searching for a Caucasian girl, 4’3″ to 4’5″, 50 lbs to 57 lbs, brown hair, to work tomorrow and Wednesday, on “Chicago Med” If your child can work send in their photograph ASAP with their height (without shoes), weight, age, phone number, city and state to firstname.lastname@example.org and put “B PD” in the subject line. A work permit is needed through Joan Philo Casting.
Child photo double
Searching for a Caucasian female (child) photo double with long brown hair to work tomorrow and Wednesday on “Chicago Med”. Height between 50″ and 53″, and 50 to 57 lbs. If your child can work send in their current photograph ASAP with their current hair style along with their height (without shoes), weight, age, phone number, city and state and clothing sizes to email@example.com and put “B PD” in the subject line.
This is happening fast so please send in right now! Your child will need to obtain a work permit today if they don’t have one.
Men and women of all ethnicities
We are searching for males and females, 20’s to 70’s, all ethnicities, to work our boxing scene match on Thursday, January 14th. If you can work and haven’t worked in the past two months send your photograph with your height, weight, age, phone number, city and state to firstname.lastname@example.org and put “Boxing 1.14” in the subject line.
Searching for a light brown/auburn haired lady who is 5’3” to 5’5” and somewhere between 115lbs to 130lbs to work as a standin on Chicago MED tomorrow. Please submit your current picture along with your height, weight, age, phone number and any previous standin experience to: email@example.com and put “Auburn SI” in the subject line.
Male Stand in
Searching for a brown haired male around 225lbs to 245lbs who is 6’5” to 6’7” to be a standin on Chicago MED tomorrow. Please submit your current picture along with your height, weight, age, phone number and any previous standin experience to: firstname.lastname@example.org and put “Tall SI” in the subject line.
Short stand in
Brown haired female around 4’2” and 4’5” under 90lbs, to work as a standin tomorrow on Chicago MED. Please submit your current picture along with your height, weight, age, phone number and any previous standin experience to: email@example.com and put “SI Female” in the subject line.
SVU / Chicago P.D. Crossover Rush Call
SVU and the “Chicago” series of shows are created by Dick Wolf and currently air on the NBC network. “Chicago P.D.” focuses on district 21 of the Chicago Police Department. The series is a spin-off of the popular “Chicago Fire” series which tells the story of 2 fictional units, uniformed cops, who deal with street crimes, and an elite Intelligence Unit that handles major crimes in the city. The Intelligence unit is headed by Sgt. Hank Voight, a tough, no-nonsense veteran cop who has a history of bending the rules. NBC also has a new show filming in the Chicago, “Chicago Med.” The shows will be returning in early January 23016 with new episodes.
There is also another call for the crossover that was released before the holidays, see Casting call for “Law and Order: SVU” and “Chicago P.D.” crossover episode filming in the Chicago area.
NBC’s Chicago PD – Ep. 314 (SVU Crossover!) – General Background Casting Alert
SCENE: Press Conference set-up: Police presence, Press/Reporters, City Hall Employees, Lawyer types, Detectives in suits, etc. These scenes will include interior and exterior locations.
FILMS: Tuesday, January 12th – Everyone must have full availability throughout this day to film with us. NO TIME CONSTRAINTS. This has potential for a very early morning Call Time.
PAY RATE: $80/8 hours and time and one half for anything after that. If selected for a wardrobe fitting prior to the film date, there will be an additional $25 Fitting Bump to your pay out.
Seeking BUSINESS PROFESSIONAL TYPES to cast in the background roles of:
– Detectives in suits
-High Powered Attorneys
-City Hall Employees (Business Suits)
-Press Reporters/News Anchors
*All applicants must have multiple business attire options of their own.
If you live in/around the Chicago, IL area, and have your own business attire options needed, and have all of Tuesday, January 12th available, please submit and email to the following to TAILSTICKSCASTING@GMAIL.COM with “PRESS RELEASE” in the Subject Line:
ATTACH MULTIPLE RECENT PHOTOS of yourself in your BEST BUSINESS ATTIRE OUTFIT OPTIONS
VISIBLE TATTOOS: *Please attach a photo of the tattoo