Casting Calls for FOX Empire TV Show in Chicago

08/14/2019

Get cast as a TV show extra

Two new FOX shows are back in production with new seasons. Fox’s hit music oriented shows Empire and Star are now filming in the Chicago area and there are new casting calls out for locals who would like to work as paid extras on either of the shows.

Please see the details below. The show’s casting team is also accepting general submissions for upcoming episodes and will be filming in the Chicago area.  Lee Daniels’ edgy, hip hop music oriented drama is back.   “Empire” has returned to production in Chicago and is currently only interested in talent that is local to the Chicago area. Production on the show is beginning and if the new season schedule follows the previous season, then the show will be filming all the way into the winter months.

Empire” focuses on self made music mogul Lucious Lyon,  played by Terrence Howard, his music label, Empire Entertainment and the family drama over who gets to control the company.  “Star” is another music oriented drama and season 1 premiered last year.  Both shows film in Chicago and casting directors are only considering talent that is local to the Chicago area.

 

CASTING CALL – EMPIRE

FILMING DATE: FRIDAY, AUGUST 16TH
LOCATION: CHICAGO
RATE: $104/8
ROLE: PEDESTRIAN WITH CAR

1) PED W/ CAR
**No black, white, or red cars**
Male/Female, African American, ages: 25+, we are looking for people with downscale cars, they can be older and a little beat up.

To be considered, you must have a POP Profile. To create a profile, click the following link and then follow the instructions on sending the submission e-mail:
https://4starcasting.portal.wegotpop.com/apply

If you already have a POP profile, you may continue with the submission email.
Send an email to extras4empire@gmail.com with the role in the subject line:

1) Confirm you have a POP Profile
2) Include the following information: Name, phone, email, and a photo of your current look for quick reference.
3) Confirm you have open availability during this time frame
4) Include a photo and the Make, Model, Year, Color, Condition of your car

We will be in contact with you via POP if you are in consideration.

4STARCASTING.PORTAL.WEGOTPOP.COM
Application | 4 Star Casting

EMPIRE CASTING CALL!

FILMING DATE: MONDAY, AUGUST 22ND
LOCATION: CHICAGO
RATE: $104/8
ROLE: REAL BARBER

1)REAL BARBER
Male, African American, ages: 55+, MUST BE A REAL BARBER- please tell us your experience

To be considered, you must have a POP Profile. To create a profile, click the following link and then follow the instructions on sending the submission e-mail:
https://4starcasting.portal.wegotpop.com/apply

If you already have a POP profile, you may continue with the submission email.
Send an email to extras4empire@gmail.com with the role in the subject line:

1) Confirm you have a POP Profile
2) Include the following information: Name, phone, email, and a photo of your current look for quick reference.
3) Confirm you have open availability during this timeframe
6) Confirm and explain your experience

We will be in contact with you via POP if you are in consideration.

EMPIRE – NEWBORN BABY- CASTING CALL –
FILMING DATES: FRIDAY, AUGUST 16TH
LOCATION: CHICAGO
RATE: $350/8 + $104/8 GUARDIAN RATE

ROLE: NEWBORN BABY- WE ARE LOOKING FOR NEWBORNS – 1 MONTH OLD BABIES FOR A HOSPITAL SCENE IN EMPIRE.
-PLEASE EMAIL EXTRAS4EMPIRE@GMAIL.COM AND FOLLOW THE DIRECTIONS BELOW

NEW PROCESS FOR SUBMISSION: To be considered, your child MUST have a valid work permit and a parent’s affidavit AND be registered on our new 4 Star Pop Portal for minors. This information and documents can be found on our website @ www.4starcasting.com.

1) Include the following information of your child(ren): Name, current AGE (BE EXACT), height, weight, clothing sizes, shoe size, phone, and email. If adult submitting, must give me your regular height, and height when you are on your knees.

2) Confirm your child is non-union

3) Attach a current LABELED photo of your child(ren) – CURRENT PHOTOS OF CURRENT LOOK – FACE AND FULL BODY

4) Attach your child(ren)s current work permit and Parent/legal guardian affidavit DATA COLLECTION (can be found on our website at www.4starcasting.com)

5) Confirm you have completed the POP profile on your child – it must be done with a different email than yours (if you are registered on our adult POP portal). Each user must have their own email address to register.

6) Confirm if you have a vehicle for transportation for your child or if you would be taking public transportation?

We will be in contact if your child is in consideration!

EMPIRE CASTING CALL!
FILMING DATE: WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 7TH,
CALL TIME: EARLY CALL TIME!!
LOCATION: CHICAGO
RATE: $104/8
ROLE: VARIOUS, SEE BELOW

_____________________________________________________________
VIP: Trendy, high fashion folks.

CATERING STAFF: Workers at the party.

ARTISTS: Musician types.

PARTY GUESTS: Stylish guests at a stylish event.

To be considered, you must have a POP Profile. To create a profile, click the following link and then follow the instructions on sending the submission e-mail:
https://4starcasting.portal.wegotpop.com/apply

If you already have a POP profile, you may continue with the submission email.

Send an email to extras4empire@gmail.com with the role in the subject line:

1) Confirm you have a POP Profile
2) Include the following information: Name, phone, email, and a photo of your current look for quick reference.
3) Confirm you have open availability for WEDNESDAY, 8/7/19.

We will be in contact with you via POP if you are in consideration.



3 thoughts on “Casting Calls for FOX Empire TV Show in Chicago

    1. A'shia Jordan

      Hey my name is Ashia, I dance and sing. I really want to be on empire.

      Reply

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