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TheOnion.com Casting Call for Several Roles in Chicago

TheOnion.com posted a casting call seeking actors in Chicago.

The Onion is an American digital media company and news satire organization. It runs an entertainment website featuring satirical articles reporting on international, national, and local news.

Casting directors are looking to cast a ton of roles to work on several productions filming from June 3rd through the 6th.

The production will air on the Internet and producers are seeking non-union talent.

For more details, check out the casting call below for more information:

June 3rd Casting Call

CASTING CALL: THE ONION PROJECT TYPE: Internet UNION STATUS: Non-union RATE: $50/3 SHOOT DATE: 6/3 LOCATION: The Onion Office 1.ROLE: Government Employee DESCRIPTION: Ages 45-55, Caucasian, Female, Strong, stern, business type 2. ROLE: Government Security DESCRIPTION: Ages 30-40, Male, African American, Strong security type, physically imposing 3.ROLE: Yuppie Extras DESCRIPTION: Ages 30-40s, Male, All ethnicity, 4. ROLE: Male Runner Extras (1x) -- Nike Ad (Studio) DESCRIPTION: Ages 30s, Male or Female, all ethnicity, athletically attractive, very fit, runner type

June 4th Casting Call

CASTING CALL: THE ONION PROJECT TYPE: Internet UNION STATUS: Non-union RATE: $50/3 SHOOT DATE: 6/4 LOCATION: Various Locations in Chicago ALL THESE ROLES WORK ON JUNE 4TH. 1. ROLE: Adult Fans  DESCRIPTION: Ages 30-50, Caucasian, European looking, Male and Female, No modern haircuts 2. ROLE: Children Fans DESCRIPTION: Ages 5-10, Caucasian, Male & Female, European looking 3. ROLE: Jogging Couple Extras DESCRIPTION: Ages 30-40s, All ethnicities, Male & Female, athletically attractive, very fit, runner type 4. ROLE: Female Runner Extras DESCRIPTION: Age 30s, All ethnicities, male & female, athletically attractive, very fit, runner type 5. ROLE: Runner Extras DESCRIPTION: Ages 25-40s, all ethnicities, Male & Female, athletically attractive, very fit, runner type

June 5th Casting Call

CASTING CALL: THE ONION PROJECT TYPE: Internet UNION STATUS: Non-union RATE: $50/3 SHOOT DATE: 6/5 LOCATION: PARK RIDGE, IL ALL THESE ROLES WORK ON JUNE 5TH. 1. ROLE: Jaxon  AGE: 5 RACE: Caucasian GENDER: Male 2. ROLE: Skylar AGE: 3 RACE: Caucasian GENDER: Female 3. Paragwyn AGE: 1 RACE: Caucasian GENDER: Male

UPDATE: Additional Roles Added for June 5th

1. ROLE - Hunter  AGE: 30s RACE: white GENDER: Male DESCRIPTION: Strong Male Role Model, sweat pants, fit, not overly muscular. Conventionally -- though not remarkably -- handsome. Like a Bonobos clothing model. 2. ROLE - Dr. Shapiro AGE: Middle-Aged RACE: GENDER: male DESCRIPTION: Jewish Doctor. Button-down, tie, khakis. Work clothes. 3. ROLE - Elderly Role Model AGE: 80s RACE: unimportant GENDER: Male DESCRIPTION: Elderly Man 4. ROLE - Pakistani Man AGE: 40s RACE: Pakistani GENDER: Male DESCRIPTION: Simple, traditional pakistani garb. 5. ROLE - Athlete - David Wright Body Double AGE: 25-35 RACE: white GENDER: Male DESCRIPTION: 6’0, fit, athletic, jeans and a t-shirt 6. ROLE - August Man AGE: 20s RACE: GENDER: Male DESCRIPTION: Skinny, skuzzy kid. Baggy, 90s era hip-hop clothes

June 6th Casting Call

CASTING CALL: THE ONION PROJECT TYPE: Internet UNION STATUS: Non-union RATE: $50/3 SHOOT DATE: 6/6 LOCATION: VARIOUS LOCATIONS IN CHICAGO

THESE ALL SHOOT ON JUNE 6TH If you have already submitted for these roles DO NOT re-submit, you are already in consideration. 1. ROLE: Hipster Extras DESCRIPTION: Ages 20-30s, all ethnicities, male & female, vintage & thrift store inspired fashions, tight-fitting jeans, old-school sneakers, thick rimmed glasses. Interesting hair, facial hair, we need men with and without beards. 2. ROLE: Clean-Up Crew Extras DESCRIPTION: Ages 30-50, all ethnicities, male & female, all kids of looks 3. ROLE: Children Extras DESCRIPTION: Ages 5-8, all ethnicities, male & female, must have current, valid work permits 4. ROLE: Lab Runners DESCRIPTION: Ages 30-40s, all ethnicities, Male & Female Athletic, attractive, fit, sharp look. Type A, workaholic. 5. ROLE: Crossfit Maniac Extra DESCRIPTION: Ages 30-40s, all ethnicities, male, Runner, Lifter, Shaved Head, Goatee TO SUBMIT: 1. Send an email to [email protected]. 2. Put the name of the role you are interested in for in the subject line 3. Put your name, phone number, height, weight and age in the body of the email and confirm you are available for the correct the date. 4. Attach a headshot and resume.

HOW TO SUBMIT:

1. Send an email to [email protected]. 2. Put the name of the role you are interested in for in the subject line 3. Put your name, phone number, height, weight and age in the body of the email and confirm you are available for the correct the date. 4. Attach a headshot and resume.