Fox’s ‘Empire’ Season 2 Chicago Casting Call for Video Crew Members

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Fox’s Empire season 2 is looking for Chicago actors to star in a featured background acting role.

4 Star Casting, the official casting director behind Fox’s Empire season 2, is looking for actors, models, and talent to work on an upcoming episode filming this Tuesday, January 19th and Thursday, Janaury 21st in Chicago, Illinois.

Producers are looking for extras to play the video crew for a TV news reporter. Empire has cast Annie Ilonzeh (Arrow, Person of Interest) as a dogged reporter for the latter half of Season 2, according to — and it sounds like her cameras will be following Lucious, Cookie, Jamal & Co., whether they like it or not.


About Fox’s Empire:

‘Empire’ centers around a hip hop music and entertainment company, Empire Entertainment, and the drama among the members of the founders’ family as they fight for control of the company. The hour-long family drama was created by Lee Daniels and Danny Strong, and stars Terrence Howardand Taraji P. Henson.

 To audition for a role, check out the casting call details below:

Fox ‘Empire’ Season 2 Casting Call

SHOOT DATE: Tue., 1/19 and Thu., 1/21 (must be able to work both dates)
RATES: $80/8

Male, Age 22 to 38, African American with Urban Vibe, Caucasian with Hipster Vibe

If interested and available, please send an email to [email protected] with the following:

1) Subject Line: Harper Video Crew

2) Include your name, age, height and weight and along with email and phone number.

3) Confirm that you are able to work both dates.

4) Attach a headshot and/or candid photo or headshot in JPEG format. Make sure the photo is taken in decent lighting (no selfies), no sunglasses. Show us your style but make sure we can see your face!

*NOTE: Rename the title of your photo with your Full Name. You should do this with all of your submission photos.

5) Please let us know if you have worked on the show in another role, and if so, what role.

You must be registered with us at to be considered.

We will contact you if you are being put in for consideration.

If you are not local and/or do not fit the description, do not apply

Do you think you are perfect for this role? Leave us a comment below and tell casting directors why you should be selected!