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'American Express' Chicago Casting Call for Basketball Fans

Charlize Theron's new movie American Express is looking for new talent to work on scenes filming in Chicago, Illinois.

Charlize Theron's new movie, American Express, is now casting new talent in Chicago, Illinois. Casting directors are looking for extras to play basketball fans, referees, and mall shoppers. Filming will take place between Friday, March 11th through Thursday, March 17th in Chicago, Illinois.

About American Express:

Details have not been released but the movie will be produced, financed, and distributed by Amazon Studios. American Express will star David Oyelowo, Joel Edgerton, Amanda Seyfried, and Thandie Newton.
To audition for a role on American Express, check out the casting call details below:

American Express Casting Call

CASTING CALL: Feature film - Nash Edgerton Project SHOOT DATES: Friday, 3/11 through Thursday, 3/17 NON-UNION ROLES: See below LOCATION: See below RATE: $80/8 Friday, 3/11 (Chicago): Basketball Spectators – Office types (with business attire) who go to watch their co-workers play in a game, and then go for drinks afterward – Male/Female, Any Ethnicity, Ages 30 to 60. On this date, production expects that you will work until 2:00AM, so you must be comfortable with late hours. REAL Basketball Referee - You must include in your submission your experience as a basketball referee, please let us also know what you have for uniform and gear (you may get a $25 bump for supplying your own). Male/Any Ethnicity, Age 28 to 55 Monday, 3/14 (Calumet City): All the Mall/Employee extras on this date need to have a car to get to the locations in Calumet City Mall Shoppers – Male/Female, Any Ethnicity, Ages 25 – 60 who look like the live in Los Angeles. We are looking for a few kids, and parents must be able to work with them, and you must submit together. Valley Footwear Female Employee (think Kristen Schaal), Female, Caucasian, Age 30s Churro Hut Employee, Female/Asian/20s, you must be between size 4 and size 6 to fit an outfit that has been pre-ordered. Fresh Coffee Shop Employees, Male/African American/20s and Female/Hispanic/20s Food Court Employees, Male/Female, Any Ethnicity, Ages 20s to 30s Tuesday, 3/15 (Chicago): Clubbers @ The Well, we are looking for Hollywood types who would going clubbing at The Viper Room, Male/Female, Any Ethnicity, Ages 21 to 38 (if you were already availability checked for this date, you do not need to submit again, you are still in consideration). If you have wait staff/bartender experience, please let us know in your submission. Wednesday, 3/16 (Chicago): Office Workers with Cars and Gold Coaster with Luxury Cars, Female/Male, Any Ethnicity, Ages 20s to 60s – please do not submit for either of these roles if you DO NOT have a vehicle – you will get a $35 bump for use of your car. Before you send in your email submission – you must complete the survey – click on link or photo below If interested and available, send an email to [email protected] 1) Put appropriate role in the subject line, if you want to submit for more than one role, list all you want to be considered for. 2) Include your name, age, height, weight, phone number, zip code and email address 3) Send a RECENT candid photo in jpeg format – close up and full length - Make sure the photo is taken in decent lighting (no selfies), no sunglasses, no hats!. Show us your style but make sure we can see your face! The better the photo, the better your chance of being submitted. *NOTE: NAME YOUR JPEG PHOTO WITH YOUR FULL NAME!!! Right click on the photo and it will give you an option to re-name the file, Re-name it with your full name. We are asking for a lot of information, please double-check your submission carefully before hitting send. We will let you know if you are in consideration! https://docs.google.com/…/1WIOvwNiHLD857qdG5CyOgNe…/viewform

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

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