Casting Call for Extras in Chicago for 2022 Season on “Chicago Med”

09/26/2022

Chicago Med TV Show background extras.

Production is back on the NBC Chicago themed shows. Casting directors for the Chicago Med series are currently looking to cast area locals who would like to work as paid background actors on set. The show premiered in 2015 and is currently filming new episodes for the 2022 / 2023 season of the show.

The casting notices are listed below.  Please only submit your information if you are local to the Chicagoland area and have the availability needed.  Please see the details of what they are casting for below. Please note that this is only for background actors / extras.

This page gets updated as casting notices come out.

About the show:

The city’s most highly skilled medical team saves lives, while navigating their unique interpersonal relationships. The Gaffney Chicago Medical Center’s elite team of dedicated doctors, nurses and staff face challenges each day as they do what it takes to treat their patients, sometimes in surprisingly inventive ways. As the city’s last line of defense, doctors Charles, Reese, Halstead, Rhodes, Choi, and Manning; nurses Sexton and Lockwood; and hospital administrator Sharon Goodwin embody the heart of Dick Wolf’s triad of Chicago series.

Extras casting calls in Chicago:

Local to Chicago, suburbs, and the surrounding border states to IL.

Chicago PD & Chicago Med Casting Notice.

To submit, please send an email to the address associated with the role description. Make sure to use the specified subject line so we can find your submission in our inbox. The following information must be included in your email:

– LEGAL FIRST & LAST NAME (no nicknames or stage names)

– AGE (No age ranges please. Only your actual age)

– HEIGHT & WEIGHT

– CELL PHONE NUMBER

– ZIP CODE

– MEASUREMENTS
(MALES: Coat/Jacket, T-Shirt, Neck, Sleeve length, Waist, Inseam and Shoe // Example: 44R, t-L, 16.5/33, 30/30, 11)
(FEMALES: Dress, T-Shirt, Bra/Cup, Waist, and Shoe // Example: 8, t-M, 34B, w30”, 8 shoe)
(KIDS: T-shirt, pants, shoe)

– VEHICLE (Year, Color, Make & Model // Example: 2014 Blue Honda Accord)

– PHOTOS: Please submit a headshot and a full length photo that reflects your current look/hairstyle.

– TATTOOS: Please provide photos of ALL tattoos that can be seen if you were wearing shorts or a tank top. If you do not have tattoos, state NO TATTOOS so we don’t have to follow up and ask.

Email: chicagomedbackground@gmail.com
Subject line: “DR HALSTEAD STAND IN”

Description: We’re looking for a full-time stand in for Will Halstead. Caucasian male, late 20s-early 40s, auburn/red/dirty blonde/brown hair, roughly 6’0″ – 6’3″ and ~185 lbs.

Please let us know if you’ve had any previous stand in experience in your submission (what character & show), and make sure to send CURRENT photos of yourself. We will need both a headshot (that reflects your current hairstyle, front and sides) and full length photo.

As a stand in, you will need very open/flexible availability since you’ll be matching the actor’s schedule. Please make sure you have the time to commit if you submit and are in consideration for the role.

PAY: $166/8 + $83 Covid test bump (on non-filming days)

Email: chicagomedbackground@gmail.com
Subject line: “JUNGLE GYM ACCIDENT”

Description: We’re looking for a young (roughly 10 year old) African American female to play an injured patient. This is a TWO-DAY BOOKING, so you will need to be available on both days if you are offered the role. Please note that you will already need a minor work permit (issued through Chicago PD/Chicago Med) in order to submit. Make sure to attach a copy of your child’s work permit in your email submission.

COVID TEST & WARDROBE FITTING: Monday 10/3 (morning)
FILMING: Tuesday 10/4, Wednesday 10/5
PAY: $155/8 (on each filming day) + $77.50 Covid test bump + $25 fitting bump

Email: cpdbackground@gmail.com
Subject line: “SHADY STREET”

Description: We’re looking for female street workers and “Johns” (with cars) for an evening/night scene. There may be a wardrobe fitting in advance for the women; TBD. Females can be early 20s to early 40s; Johns can be any age. Open to any ethnicity.

These will be director-selected roles, so please send CURRENT photos that do not have filters, masks, hats or sunglasses blocking your face/head.

COVID TEST: Wednesday 9/28
FILMING: Thursday 9/29
PAY FOR FEMALES: $124/8 + $62 Covid test bump + $30 role bump + $25 fitting bump (if applicable)
PAY FOR MALES: $124/8 + $62 Covid test bump + $35 auto bump

Chicago PD & Chicago Med – General Availability Submissions:

We’re collecting submissions for next week on Chicago PD and Chicago Med. We’ll be transitioning episodes, so to keep track of what episode you may see yourself in when it airs, please keep a note of your booking email – we list the episode number in the subject line for you.

These submissions are used for general roles, which means they’re open to any gender, ethnicity, and ages 18 and older (must be graduated from high school and not a current student). Chicago PD will be looking for kids/teens in the upcoming episode, but we will post for that separately in the coming days once we know what dates we’ll need younger folks.

General background roles pay $124/8 + $62 Covid test bump + $35 auto bump (if applicable)

General Submission info:

As always, you can submit via email if you prefer. Please make sure to send a separate email for the show you want to work on – we are not forwarding submissions between our inboxes!

Chicago PD: cpdbackground@gmail.com
Use the subject line: EPISODE 1007 SUBMISSION

Chicago Med: chicagomedbackground@gmail.com
Use the subject line: EPISODE 807 SUBMISSION

Make sure to include ALL the following info, in order to be considered:

– LEGAL FIRST & LAST NAME (no nicknames or stage names)

– AGE (No age ranges please. Only your actual age)

– HEIGHT & WEIGHT

– CELL PHONE NUMBER

– ZIP CODE

– MEASUREMENTS

(MALES: Coat/Jacket, T-Shirt, Neck, Sleeve length, Waist, Inseam and Shoe // Example: 44R, t-L, 16.5/33, 30/30, 11)
(FEMALES: Dress, T-Shirt, Bra/Cup, Waist, and Shoe // Example: 8, t-M, 34B, w30”, 8 shoe)

– VEHICLE (Year, Color, Make & Model // Example: 2014 Blue Honda Accord)

– PHOTOS: Please submit a headshot and a full length photo that reflects your current look/hairstyle.

– TATTOOS: Please provide photos of ALL tattoos that can be seen if you were wearing shorts or a tank top. If you do not have tattoos, state NO TATTOOS so we don’t have to follow up and ask.

-AVAILABLE DATES: Please list all available dates between Monday 9/26 and Friday 9/30



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