Fire Escape Films Casting Lead and Supporting Roles in Chicago


Indie film

Location: Chicago

Type: Film

Seeking actors for dramatic role in a dystopian epic with science fiction elements.

Shot on various locations around Chicago. Training and experience a big plus but not required. Be capable of naturalistic acting driven by dialogue and subtle body language.

The script and direction requires cast to have commanding presence and emotional range. The project will rely more on quality acting than high production value.

Fire Escape Films ChicagoCurrently casting:

Female lead –

Female lead – 20-30yrs. Femme fatale type with n air of mystery and charm. Confident and composed who knows more than she lets on.

Male lead – 20-30yrs.
Slick guy who is seeking normalcy in his life and dreaming of an escape from his job as a hired gun.

supporting male – 20’s.
jaded young man looking to alleviate his boredom but is in over his head.

supporting male – 40’s – 50’s
shady scientist with his own agenda. Passive aggressive and easily irritated. But expresses very little emotion. Kind of a creep.


Payment: Other
copy/credit, profit share, potential for pay upon further funding

City or Location of call: Chicago
Please submit to:

This casting notice was posted by: Evan Carter, Fire Escape Films

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3 thoughts on “Fire Escape Films Casting Lead and Supporting Roles in Chicago

  1. demetres a gardner

    hello my name is demetres gardner and I want to know how and where you guys are going to be at because I can find where you Guys are at all.

    1. erica Post author

      This casting is requesting email submissions from area locals to start. They will then contact those they are interested in. This is a appointment only audition, not an open call.


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