Chicago PD Extras Casting for New 2020 Season in Chicago Illinois

Chicago PD

Job Position(s): Extras
Project Type: Series
Job Date: See Post
Compensation: Paid - Dependant on Position
Union Status: Non-Union

The show films in Chicago. The extras casting team is currently booking locals who would like to tryout for small, non-speaking roles for the 2020 season of the show.

Please note that the show is only considering Chicago area talent who are available to work  on set shortly.   Please see the details below for submission information and availability requirements.

The show comes from Emmy-winning producer Dick Wolf who is also behind other popular police dramas such as the “Law & Order” series of shows.  The show premiered in 2014 and is going into it’s 6th year.

Chicago PDairs on NBC and was originally a spin-off of the Chicago Fire” series.  The series follows 2 units of the Chicago police department, an intelligence unit and a team of street cops.

District 21 of the Chicago Police Department is composed of the uniformed cops, who deal with street crimes, and the Intelligence Unit, which deals with major crimes like drug trafficking and high-profile murders. Sgt Hank Voight – a tough boss who doesn’t mind bending the rules a little in the pursuit of justice – heads the unit’s elite team. The responsibilities of life on the force take a toll on the officers, as they struggle to balance their personal lives with the strain of the job.

AVAILABLE ROLES:

CHICAGO PD EXTRAS CASTING:

“WEEPING WILLA” casting (see below). If you already submitted your daughter for this role, we still have your email so you don’t need to submit again. The director would like to see some African American options for ‘Willa,’ so we’re just expanding the search – not starting from scratch. All caucasian submissions that were sent in are still valid and in the running ?

Our meeting with the director is FRIDAY, so these featured roles will expire as of noon on 1/24. New general BG roles will be posted later that day or over the weekend. Yay!

CHICAGO PD EXTRAS CASTING

If you live in/around the Chicagoland area (within driving distance), please submit the following information

FULL NAME:
PHONE NUMBER:
AGE:
HEIGHT/WEIGHT:
(FEMALES): DRESS, T-SHIRT, BUST, WAIST, HIP, SHOE
(MALES): JACKET, T-SHIRT, NECK, SLEEVE, WAIST, INSEAM, SHOE
CAR: (INCLUDE YEAR, COLOR, MAKE, MODEL)
ZIP CODE:

*Please make sure to submit at least 1 headshot and 1 full length photo. If you are submitting with your vehicle, include a photo of your car/SUV.
*MAKE SURE TO USE THE WORDS IN QUOTES (below) AS THE SUBJECT LINE OF YOUR EMAIL!* This is the only way we can search for particular submissions and know what day(s) you’re available.

*IF YOU ARE SUBMITTING FOR MORE THAN ONE ROLE please make sure to include all of the roles in your subject line. You do not need to send multiple emails – just one email with all of the roles you’re submitting for in the subject line.

“HAIR SALON” – Seeking African American males and females, ages 20+ to play pedestrians and hair salon customers for an exterior scene. Some people will be booked with their cars (no red or white vehicles, please). Remember to submit a photo of your vehicle and describe the year, make and model.

FILM DATE: FRIDAY 2/7
PAY RATE: $104/8 + $35 auto bump (if applicable)

“UNDERCOVER” – Still seeking submissions for this director-picked role. If you’ve already submitted, you don’t need to submit again – we’re just reposting in case people didn’t see this role earlier. Looking for cop-types for an exterior scene that will be shooting on 2 separate days. If you are submitting, YOU MUST BE AVAILABLE BOTH DATES. You will be in the role of an officer under cover as a junkie, so we’re looking for beards, long hair, ragged appearance but still able to pass as an officer. This role is open to any ethnicity, males and females, ages 20s-40s.

FILM DATES: FRIDAY 2/7 & WEDNESDAY 2/19
PAY RATE: $104/8 + $25 fitting bump (if applicable)
FITTING DATE: TBD
*DIRECTOR SELECTION: WEDS 2/5 – submission cutoff at 2pm on 2/5
“SMOKING GIRL” – Seeking African American or Hispanic/Latinx female, age 20s-30s for an exterior scene. You will be smoking a fake joint on camera, so you must be comfortable with fake smoke. This role is being selected by the director, so please send real/natural photos – NO FILTERS.

FILM DATE: THURSDAY 2/13
PAY RATE: $104/8 + $15 smoking bump
*DIRECTOR SELECTION: WEDS 2/5 – submission cutoff at 2pm on 2/5

“GAEL’S GIRLFRIEND” – The description of this role has changed, and we are no longer needing a body to make a cast of. We still need someone who can come in for mugshots (for the evidence board) when the body is identified. The script has the character written as a beautiful Hispanic/Latinx girlfriend of a major drug lord/distributer. This person should be in their 20s or early 30s.

PHOTO DATE: FRIDAY 2/7
PAY RATE: $104/8
*DIRECTOR SELECTION: WEDS 2/5 – submission cutoff at 2pm on 2/5

“TJ’s BUYERS” – Seeking African American males and females, ages 20s-50s for exterior scenes and still photos. We’re looking for junkie types, so give us your best attempt at looking ragged and under the influence. If you are submitting for this role, YOU MUST BE AVAILABLE ALL THREE DATES.

STILL PHOTOS: FRIDAY 2/7
FILM DATES: THURSDAY 2/13 & FRIDAY 2/14
FITTING DATE: TBD
PAY RATE: $104/8 + $25 fitting bump (if applicable)
“TJ’s JUNKIES” – Seeking Hispanic/Latinx and caucasian males and females, ages 20s-50s for exterior scenes and still photos. We’re looking for junkie types, so give us your best attempt at looking ragged and under the influence. If you are submitting for this role, YOU MUST BE AVAILABLE BOTH DATES.

STILL PHOTOS: FRIDAY 2/7
FILM DATE: THURSDAY 2/13
FITTING DATE: TBD
PAY RATE: $104/8 + $25 fitting bump (if applicable)
“DRIVE BY DOUBLE” – Seeking an African American male to body double for the actor in the photo attached to this post. You should be roughly in your 20s, 5’11” and around 175 lbs.

FILM DATE: FRIDAY 2/7
PAY RATE: $152/8

To apply for this job email your details to cpdbackground.S7@gmail.com


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