Casting Calls for FOX Empire TV Show in Chicago

01/15/2019

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.

Empire on FOX

CASTING CALL

CASTING CALL – EMPIRE

FILM DATE: FRIDAY, JANUARY 18TH
LOCATION: CHICAGO
RATE: $96/8
ROLE: FLASHBACK PATRONS

LOOKING FOR PEOPLE TO PLAY THE FOLLOWING:

1) FLASHBACK PATRONS
Male/Female, Any ethnicity, Ages 21-35, that look like they are from the late 1980’s-early 1990’s. We are looking for people with specific hairstyles like box cuts, mullets, shaggy hair, punk, bangs, aqua-net curls, afros, etc.

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 “FLASHBACK” in the subject line

1) Confirm you have a POP Profile

2) Include the following information: Name, phone, email, height AND age

3) Attach a recent photo, including a full length photo

4) Confirm you have open availability on the date you are submitting for

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

EMPIRE
FILM DATE: THURSDAY, JANUARY 24TH
LOCATION: CHICAGO
RATE: $96/8
ROLE: MULTIPLE ROLES- SEE BELOW

LOOKING FOR PEOPLE TO PLAY THE FOLLOWING:

1) FLASHBACK PATRONS
Male/Female, Any ethnicity, Ages 21-35, that look like they are from the late 1980’s-early 1990’s. We are looking for people with specific hairstyles like box cuts, mullets, shaggy hair, punk, bangs, aqua-net curls, afros, etc.

2)FLASHBACK BARTENDER/WAIT STAFF
Male/Female, Any ethnicity, Ages 21-35, that look like they are from the late 1980’s-early 1990’s. We are looking for people with specific hairstyles like box cuts, mullets, shaggy hair, punk, bangs, aqua-net curls, afros, etc.
*WITH BARTENDING AND WAIT STAFF EXPERIENCE

3) FLASHBACK SECURITY
Male, Any ethnicity, Ages 30-50, 5’10+, muscular/ bigger body type, that look like they are from the late 1980’s-early 1990’s. We are looking for people with specific hairstyles like box cuts, mullets, shaggy hair, punk, bangs, afros, etc.

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 “FLASHBACK and then the role you are applying for” in the subject line

1) Confirm you have a POP Profile

2) Include the following information: Name, phone, email, height AND age

3) Attach a recent photo, including a full length photo

4) Confirm you have open availability on the date you are submitting for

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

MINOR CASTING CALL – EMPIRE 
DATE: FRIDAY, JANUARY 18TH
LOCATION: CHICAGO
ROLES – YOUNG ANDRE

2-3 YEAR OLD TWIN BOYS :
Rate: $350/8
Description: Male, 2-3 Years Old, African American, lighter skin tone.

Must have current work permit, if you don’t have it, we will help you get one.

To be considered, your child must be registered with 4 Star Casting. To register, click the following link and then follow the instructions on sending the submission e-mail:

https://www.4starcasting.com/minors-registration.html
If your child is already registered, you may continue with the submission email.
Send an email to extras4Empire@gmail.com with the YOUNG ANDRE in the subject line.
1) Confirm your child is registered with 4 Star and has a valid work permit (we can help you get a permit, if needed)
2) Include the following information: Name, phone, email, age
3) Attach a recent photo – VERY IMPORTANT THAT IT IS RECENT
4) Confirm you are available the ENTIRE day
We will be in contact with you via POP if you are in consideration.

 

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2 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.

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