NBC’s “Chicago PD,” “Chicago Fire” & New “Chicago Justice” Cast Call for Crossover Special in Chicago

Casting calls are out to fill lots of small roles in a “Chicago P.D” / “Chicago Fire” special

Chicago P.D.” is in production and about to film a special crossover episode with sister shows, “Chicago Fire” and newcomer, ‘Chicago Justice.”

The show’s extras casting directors at Tail Sticks Casting are looking for area locals to work as paid extras in an upcoming crossover episode which is being described as HUGE! “Chicago P.D.” “Chicago Fire”  and  their newest Chicago show, “Chicago Justice”  will all be coming together for a crossover episode that will feature the cast of all three shows and they are looking for lots of background actors for upcoming scenes filming shortly in the Chicago area. There are many roles available, please see below for the types needed.

Chicago Justice”  is a brand new show that ties into the other “Chicago” NBC series. It is also the 4th such show in the NBC Chicago franchise.  The courtroom drama is also created by Dick Wolf and Matt Olmstead as a spin-off from Chicago Fire & Chicago P.D.  NBC announced that the series order last spring and the show will have a special preview on March 1, 2017, which will introduce the new series in a special crossover episode with with Chicago Fire and Chicago P.D.  After the initial crossover, the show is set to air regular episodes beginning March 5, 2017. NBC airs quite a few crossover episodes between the “Chicago” franchise and introduced last years new series, “Chicago Med” in the same fashion.


Chicago PD” is executive produced by Dick Wolf, the man behind the “Law and Order” series. The Chicago franchise is produced by Wolf Films in association with Universal Television.  Some time back, NBC also aired a large crossover special episode that included the casts of the “Law & Order” franchise working alongside the cast of the “Chicago” franchise.

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NBC’s Chicago PD – Special Background Casting Alert

This is THE BIG CROSSOVER YA’LL! Check out the breakdown of our background needs for this GIANT episode!

If submitting for multiple roles, please only submit 1 email, with each role you are submitting for in the subject line!

TAPAS & WINE” — Seeking Men & Women Ages 20s-50s ALL ETHNICITIES to play restaurant patrons, waitstaff, and bartenders at a trendy restaurant during a dramatic arrest scene!
Film Date: MON 2/6
Pay Rate: $84/8hrs

THE BRASS” — Seeking Men 40s-60s ALL ETHNICITIES to play White Shirt CFD, CPD, and OFI Officers. Should be clean cut and professional looking. Must be able to attend a MANDATORY wardrobe fitting prior to film date. Fitting date is still TBD, so please list any absolute conflicts between 2/3 and 2/7.
Film Date: WED 2/8
Wardrobe Fitting: TBD
Pay Rate: $84/8hrs + $25 Wardrobe Bump

KURT COBAIN” — Seeking MEN & WOMEN; Early to Late 20’s with an Indie/rock/grunge type of look to play partiers/musicians/band members for a jam session photo shoot.Looking to book some people WITH THEIR OWN INSTRUMENTS (although you will NOT be required to play them). Looking for folks with electric and/or acoustic guitars, electric bass, drumsticks or SMALL drum kit, tambourine. This is a PHOTO SHOOT ONLY. These photos will be candid photos used for a victimboard/candlelight vigil/memoriam site.
Shoot Date: MON 2/6
Pay Rate: $84/8hrs (+$25 Gear Bump if booked with an instrument)

GHOST SHIP” — Seeking Men & Women 20s-30s to play rave party goers. Types can range from edgy/artsy to bohemian *DISCLAIMER* This is A VERY ACTIVE SCENE that entails running and screaming as party goers try to escape a warehouse fire. THIS WILL BE USED AS SURVEILLANCE VIDEO FOOTAGE in the episode. Please do not submit if you are not comfortable with the level of physicality or any other aspect of the scenario. This is a double duty shoot, where you will work in the memoriam scene first and then move on the the party/fire scene.There MAY be use of a light smoke/fog effect in the fire scene, so let us know if you are not comfortable with that.
Film Date: WED. 2/8
Pay Rate: $84/8hrs

MEMORIAM” — Seeking MEN & WOMEN ages 18-60’s to play friends and family of the deceased warehouse fire victims at a candlelight vigil.
Film Date: WED. 2/8
Pay Rate: $84/8hrs

FOILS” — Seeking Caucasian MEN; Early to Late 20’s between 5’8 and 5’10; 150-170lbs to play suspects for a mugshot/lineup photo shoot. THIS IS A PHOTO SHOOT ONLY.
Shoot Date: MON 2/6
Pay Rate: $84/8hrs

PRUDENCE” — Seeking attractive WOMAN Early to Late 20’s ANY ETHNICITY to play one of the featured warehouse fire victims. THIS IS A PHOTO SHOOT ONLY. Photos will be used throughout the episode for a victim board.
Shoot Date: MON 2/6
Pay Rate: $84/8hrs

If you live in/around the Chicago, IL area, please submit an email with the following information to TAILSTICKSCASTING@GMAIL.COM with the corresponding Role(s) in the subject line:

**ATTACH MULTIPLE RECENT PHOTOS of yourself in appropriate attire for the role you are submitting for (no distractions: no hats/sunglasses, etc.)
TATTOOS: *Please attach a photo of all tattoo(s) *& describe placement
CAR?: Color/Year/Make/Model *Please describe/attach a photo
AVAILABILITY?: *Please list any absolute CONFLICTS between 2/3 – 2/17

Please note that the individual shows are also filming new episodes and there are casting calls for other Chicago shows as well.

See Get Cast for NBC’s “Chicago” Shows, “Chicago Fire”, “Chicago Justice” & “Chicago Med”

With cases ripped from the headlines, these are the heroes who never stop fighting. Chicago Justice premieres Sunday, March 5 at 9/8c on NBC.


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