Casting Calls for FOX Empire TV Show in Chicago

07/17/2019

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

EMPIRE- CASTING CALL
FILMING DATE: THURSDAY, JULY 25TH- MUST BE AVAILABLE TO COME IN FOR A FITTING BETWEEN 8AM-5PM TOMORROW*** DO NOT SUBMIT IF YOU ARE NOT AVAILABLE FOR THE FITTING
LOCATION: CHICAGO
RATE: $104/8
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ROLE: FEMALE VIP GUEST
DESCRIPTION: Female, attractive, 30s-40s, well-put together, very “Hollywood” like, glamours, hip, someone you would see being interviewed on a talk show.

ROLE: MALE VIP GUEST
DESCRIPTION: MALE, 30s-40s, Fashion Designer Type, stylish, handsome, unique, funky, fresh

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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 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 that your current measurements are uploaded on the POP profile
5) Confirm you are available for the date(s) you are submitting for
6) Confirm your mode of transportation – vehicle or public.

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

CASTING CALL! FILMING DATE: WEDNESDAY, JULY 24
LOCATION: CHICAGO
RATE: $104/8
ROLE: NEW YORK BASKETBALL FANS (see below)
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NEW YORK BASKETBALL FANS:
Description: We are looking for people you would find at a New York Basketball Game (please see roles below) and upload your best New Yorker photo in your pop profile.

Fans: 18+ male/female ALL TYPES
Basketball Wives: Female, ages: 25-40, Classy, RICH looking, perfect hair, makeup beat, upscale wardrobe, etc “RICH CHICK” types

Celebrity Lookalikes: We are looking for a Spike Lee, Rihanna, Future, etc lookalikes, Please send your photo and the celebrity you look like

Groupies: Ages: 21-28, Female, pretty, nice banging body, urban, hip, girls you’d find going after rich basketball players.

Security: Ages: 30-50, male, Tall, bigger- muscular body type.

PROJECT: EMPIRE SEASON 6
FILMING DATE: JULY-MARCH
LOCATION: CHICAGO
RATE: $140/8
ROLE: CORE STAND IN
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MAYA STAND IN:
Description: African American, Female, Ages: 20-35,
Tan Skin- MUST MATCH* Please see photo attached
Height: 5’1
Weight: 115 lbs
Small frame

***THIS IS A CORE STAND IN POSITION FOR SEASON 6. YOU MUST HAVE OPEN AVAILABILITY MON-FRI, TRANSPORTATION AND WILLING TO WORK LONG HOURS. STAND IN EXPERIENCE IS A PLUS BUT NOT REQUIRED. YOU WILL BE ASKED TO COME IN FOR A CAMERA TEST AND INTERVIEW***
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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 you are submitting for in the subject line :

PLEASE ANSWER THE FOLLOWING QUESTIONS IN YOUR SUBMISSION. If the following questions are not answered and your current photo has not been uploaded, your submission will be deleted.
1) Confirm you have a POP Profile
2) Include the following information: Name, phone, and email, and the photo of your current look for quick reference
3) You must go into your POP Profile via a computer, and upload your New Yorker photo.
4) Update your current measurements – Chest/Jacket, Pants, Neck/Sleeve, Dress and Shoe – the wardrobe department is asking to see sizes of many of the roles because you will need to fit a costume/uniform. As well, even if you bring clothes for a role, they want to know the sizes of the extras on set.
5) Confirm which date you are submitting for and that are available all day

We will contact you 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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