Chicago Casting: ‘Electric Dreams’ Casting Call for a Neighborhood Scene

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Casting directors are looking for actors, models, and talent to work on the new TV series Electric Dreams. Filming will shoot in Chicago, Illinois. Producers are casting the following roles:

  • 1) NEIGHBOR W/ POODLE
    Male/Female, Age Range: 35-65, Any Ethnicity – booked with their well behaved dog. Poodle is preferred but other similar breeds will be considered. $35 Bump
  • 2) 5TH GRADERS
    Female, Age Range: 10 – 11, Caucasian and African American
    TENTATIVE FILM DATE: WED., 5/17
  • 3) TOWN HALL PEOPLE
    Male/Female, Age Range: 21 – 75, Any Ethnicity
    TENTATIVE FILM DATE: THU., 5/18

About Electric Dreams:

Amazon has picked up Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams (fka Electric Dreams: The World of Philip K. Dick), a 10-epiosde sci-fi anthology series from Ronald D. Moore, Michael Dinner, Bryan Cranston and Sony Pictures TV. The show, based on short stories by the award-winning novelist.

Each episode of Electric Dreams will be a stand-alone based on Dick’s shorts stories as adapted by a writers room made up of British and American writers. Joining Moore (Battlestar Galactica, Outlander) and Dinner (Justified) as writers are Tony Grisoni (Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas), Jack Thorne (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child), Matthew Graham (Doctor Who), David Farr (The Night Manager), Dee Rees (Bessie) and Travis Beacham (Pacific Rim).

To audition for a role in Electric Dreams, check out the casting call breakdown below.

Electric Dreams Casting Call

CASTING CALL!
PROJECT: ELECTRIC DREAMS – EP. KILL ALL OTHERS
ROLE: NON-UNION EXTRAS
SHOOT DATES: SEE BELOW
LOCATION: CHICAGO, IL
RATE: $84/8 + $25/2 (wardrobe fitting required)

LOOKING FOR PEOPLE WHO CAN PLAY THE FOLLOWING:

1) NEIGHBOR W/ POODLE
Male/Female, Age Range: 35-65, Any Ethnicity – booked with their well behaved dog. Poodle is preferred but other similar breeds will be considered. $35 Bump
TENTATIVE FILM DATE: WED., 5/17
FITTINGS for this role will likely be Wednesday 5/10 or Thursday 5/11 of this coming week, please list in your submission your preferred date.

2) 5TH GRADERS
Female, Age Range: 10 – 11, Caucasian and African American
TENTATIVE FILM DATE: WED., 5/17
FITTINGS for these roles will likely be Wednesday 5/10 or Thursday 5/11 of this coming week, please list in your submission your preferred date – MUST ATTACH COPY OF CURRENT WORK PERMIT WITH SUBMISSION

3) TOWN HALL PEOPLE
Male/Female, Age Range: 21 – 75, Any Ethnicity
TENTATIVE FILM DATE: THU., 5/18
FITTINGS for these roles will likely start on Wednesday 5/10 of this coming week, please confirm your availability for this fitting date.

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

1) Please put in the role(s) you are submitting for in the subject line.

2) In the submission email include: name, age range, height, weight, city and zip, phone and email

3) Attach close-up candid photo AND a full body in JPEG format. Make sure the photo is taken in decent lighting (no selfies), no sunglasses against a neutral background. Show us your style but make sure we can see your face!

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

The director is being very specific that he wants to see photos of your current look, i.e. if you have photos with multiple different hairstyles, only send the photos that reflect your current hairstyle.

4) Please confirm your mode of transportation, i.e. Uber, Bus, Own Vehicle, etc.

5) This show requires wardrobe fittings for all the extra roles, we will reach out to you with a separate email with date and time if you are under consideration, but please give us the day and date, i.e, TUE. 5/17, that best work for you to come in for a wardrobe fitting.

6) Please complete master survey. If you are a minor, make sure to complete the kids’ master survey on our Facebook page.

7) If you have worked on Electric Dreams previously, please let us know in what role.

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

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