Casting Call for Fox “Empire” Season 2 – Recurring / Core Extras in Chicago

The FOX series “Empire”  is about to begin production of season 2 in the Chicago area and there is a call out for core extras to work on the show throughout the season.

At this time, 4 Star Casting is only seeking adult extras with an upscale club look. General submissions are not yet open, but will be soon, so please only apply if you’ve got the look and live in Chicago. 4 Star will only be considering talent that lives around the Chicago area and all talent MUST have an Illinois State ID.

The show premiered last year and proved to be a huge hit for FOX. Lee Daniels and Danny Strong (Lee Daniels The Butler) have teamed back up for an edgy new drama series. The FOX hip hop music drama, EMPIRE takes viewers behind the scenes and into the drama of a family run music empire. “Empire”  stars Terrence Howard, Taraji P. Henson and Gabourey Sidibe.

The edgy series focuses on Lucious Lyon, a Hip-hop artist and CEO of Empire Entertainment. After a medical diagnosis predicts he will be incapacitated within a few years, he is left finding his replacement at Empire. Lucious must now pick the person that will rule his Empire once he no longer can. While he has 3 sons, he feels none of them can actually fill his shoes successfully. Complicating the matter is the appearance of his ex-wife, Cookie. She took a fall for him years back and now believes he owes her.


4 Star Casting of Chicago is seeking the following – Chicago area talent only please!

We are not accepting general submissions quite yet.

You must have an Illinois Driver’s License or Illinois State ID to submit.

NOTE: ALL submissions should be sent to extras4empire@gmail.com
RATE: $80/8

We are looking upscale club goers to be part of a core group who will work throughout the season two.

Chicago area talent only! Please do not apply if you do not live in Chicago as an Illinois ID is mandatory. Do not apply if you are from out of State.

Send an email to extras4empire@gmail.com with the following info
1) Put Upscale Club Goer in the subject line.
2) Include your name, phone number, email address, zip code, height, weight and age in the body of the email
3) Attach recent jpeg photos of yourself – it can be a candid shots – close up and full body – make sure you are against a neutral/plain wall with decent lighting wearing an upscale outfit that you would be appropriate for a club. If you are fully made up in the picture, please send us a candid photo that is more natural as well.
4) Give us a general idea of your availability from June to February.
We will contact you if you are in consideration.

You must be registered with us at www.4starcasting.com to be considered.


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