Casting Call for “Suits” Spin-Off “Second City” in Chicago

10/14/2018

USA’s network hit show “Suits” is getting a spin-off.

The new show which currently in called “Second City” is now in production in the Chicago area and there are quite a few casting calls out. The show’s extras casting team is looking for Chicago area locals who have some free time and would like to make some extra cash by working as TV show extras. Current casting notices are listed below. These are calls for TV extras and are paid spots offering extras rates.

USA’s Suits spin-off, Second City is described to be an offshoot of the popular legal drama and will feature Gina Torres who currently plays, lawyer Jessica Pearson. The show is said to center on her character as she enters the political sphere in the city of Chicago.  The new show was announced this past May.

USA linked the two shows together by offering up a Suits season finale which introduced the new show and according to a Dealine article, serves as the pilot for the new show “Second City.”

Suits was renewed after the spin-off was announced and aired alongside “Second City.” The newest season of “Suits” lost two of it’s main characters, Patrick J. Adams and Meghan Markle. The rest of the show cast had returned and the network added Katherine Heigl in season 8.

As for “Suits” season 9… that seems to still be up in the air and fans may have to wait to see if Specter Litt is ablr to actually go on after losing Mike Ross and Rachel Zane.

Also according to Deadline, Aaron Korsh, who created and served as the executive producer of “Suits” is involved in the new spin-off. “Second City” will be executive produced by Korsh and Daniel Arkin as well as others who were involved in the “Suits” TV series., and was directed by Suits alum Anton Cropper. The new series, which hails from Universal Cable Prods., is executive produced by Korsh, showrunner Arkin, Torres and Suits executive producers Doug Liman, David Bartis and Gene Klein of Hypnotic.

Live in Chicago and Interested in getting a small, non-speaking role? Read on for the casting notices.

Casting Extras and Stand-ins in Chicago for Suits show.

Still searching for males, 18 to 40, all ethnicities, to work either on Tuesday, Oct. 16th, or Wed., Oct. 17th on our “Suits-Spin Off” show.

If you can work and you are not already scheduled on Suits send a recent color photograph with your height, weight, age, phone number, city, state and your clothing sizes to: suitsxtra@gmail.com and put either “newest PD 10.16”, or “newest PD 10.17″in the subject line.

Searching for men and women with bicycles to work on our “Suits” spin-off either Tuesday October 16th or Wednesday October 17th. Please submit to suitsxtra@gmail.com. Include your photo, name, age, height, weight, and phone number. Please also include a photo of your bicycle. Put “Bike 10.16” or “Bike 10.17” in the subject line.

Searching for business men and women who can bring a briefcase and work on the “Suits” spin-off on either Tuesday October 16th or Wednesday October 17th. Submit to suitsxtra@gmail.com. Include your photo, name, age, height, weight, and phone number. Put “Briefcase 10.16” or “Briefcase 10.17” in the subject line.

*Do not apply if you are already booked for Suits*

Searching for girls (18 year olds) to play high school students for our Suits Spin-off on Tuesday October 16th.

Please submit to suitsxtra@gmail.com. Include a recent photo, your name, age, height, weight, and phone number. Put “Teen 10.16” in the subject line.

Searching for girls (18-19 years old) to play high school students for our Suits Spin-off on Tuesday October 16th. Please submit to suitsxtra@gmail.com. Include a recent photo, your name, age, height, weight, and phone number. Put “Teen 10.16” in the subject line.

Searching for for an African-American male with short hair (between 6’1 and 6’3) to work as a stand-in for the “Suits” spin-off. Must be available 10.15 and 10.17. Please submit a recent photo to suitsxtra@gmail.com. Include your name, age, height, weight, phone number, and list any stand-in experience you have. Put “SI Der” in the subject line.

Searching for a light-skinned African-American female to work as a stand-in for the “Suits” spin-off. Must be between 5’9 and 5’11 and between 140-160lbs. You would need to be available to work 10/15, 10/16, 10/17, and 10/19.

Please submit to suitsxtra@gmail.com. Include your photo, name, age, height, weight, and phone number. Put “SI Jess” in the subject line.

Let us know if you have any stand-in experience

 



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