Chicago Series Casting

Chicago Background

Job Position(s): Actors & Actresses
Actor(s) Age Range (if applicable): Various
Project Type: Series
Job Date: Various
Compensation: Dependant
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 2019 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:

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.
“MONDAY IN THE PARK” — Seeking males and females, all ethnicities, ages 10+ for exterior park scenes. If your child is under the age of 16, they will need a valid Empire Casting Company work permit (please remember to attach a copy with your submission). Also looking for a few vehicles; NO RED OR WHITE CARS, PLEASE.
FILM DATE: MONDAY, 9/10
PAY RATE: $150/8 (under 15 years old), $104/8 (16 and older) + $35 auto bump (if applicable)

“PHARM & FLEE” –Seeking males and females, any ethnicity, ages 18+ WITH VEHICLES for exterior scenes at a pharmacy. This role requires some acting, as you will be fleeing the area or reacting alarmed to a shooting in progress. Please include photos of your car with your submission – everyone booked for this role must have a vehicle. NO RED or WHITE VEHICLES, PLEASE.
FILM DATE: TUESDAY 9/10
PAY RATE: $104/8 + $35 Auto Bump

“DISTRICT 21” –Seeking males and females, any ethnicity, ages 20s+ for interior front desk scenes. Roles include civilians at the police station, perps and lawyers.
FILM DATE: WEDNESDAY 9/11
PAY RATE: $104/8

“HAPPY CAMPER” –Seeking a couple Caucasian females (ages 30s-early 50s) as well as a few younger children/teens (roughly ages 12-16 y.o.) to round out our previously established camping families. *If the child is under 16 years of age, they will need an Empire Casting work permit (to be submitted with your initial email).
FILM DATE: THURSDAY 9/12
PAY RATE: $104/8 (ages 16+); $150/8 (under 16)

“JALOPY” –Seeking males and females, any ethnicity, ages 20s+ for exterior industrial lot scenes. We’re looking for people with beater/older cars, specifically (nothing new/shiny!). Not everyone will be booked with their car. Please remember to submit photos of your vehicle with your submission if you have one!
FILM DATE: FRIDAY 9/13
PAY RATE: $104/8 + $35 Auto Bump

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