Chicago Casting: ‘Electric Dreams’ Casting Call for Gaming Types

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Casting directors are looking for people who can play the following roles for scenes filming in Chicago, Illinois between Monday, May 8 and May 15th. Producers are looking for tough intimidating types, gaming and tech company executives,  medical types, and other featured rules.

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. REAL LIFE
ROLE: NON-UNION EXTRAS
SHOOT DATES TIME FRAME: SEE DATES BELOW
LOCATION: Chicago, IL
RATE: $84/8 + $25/2 (wardrobe fitting required)

LOOKING FOR PEOPLE WHO CAN PLAY THE FOLLOWING:
Saturday, 5/6 (TENTATIVE CALL 5:00PM – OVERNIGHT SHOOT)

Fortune 500 Gaming/Tech Company Employees: We are looking for tech types and gamers (both should have a polished look), Male/Female, Age 22 – 55, Any Ethnicity – Just put EMPLOYEE in Subject Line

Pedestrians – Male/Female, Age 22 – 65, Any Ethnicity

Monday, 5/8 or Tuesday, 5/9 and Wednesday, 5/10 (you will either work Monday or Tuesday and Wednesday [the last two dates are matching] – please include in submission which dates you are available. (THESE DATES WILL ALSO BE OVERNIGHT SHOOTS.)

Thugs – Tough/Intimidating types. If you have weapons or martial arts training, please let us know in your submission, Male, Age 22 – 45, Any Ethnicity, must be 5’11” or taller to submit

Monday, 5/15
Fortune 500 Gaming/Tech Company Executives: We are looking for tech types and gamers (both should have a polished look), Male/Female, Age 22 – 55, Any Ethnicity – Just put EXECUTIVE in Subject Line

Medical Staff – Male/Female, Age 22 – 55, Any Ethnicity – if you have a photo of yourself in scrubs, please submit as additional photo [if you already submitted, you do not need to submit again]

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

1) Subject Line: Name of Role (if you want to be considered for more than one role, list all roles 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.

6) Please complete master survey pinned to the top of the page. If the date you are submitting for is not available on the master survey, please list it in “other” section.

7) Please give us a general idea of your schedule: open, extremely flexible, limited, etc.

8) You must confirm that you are okay with working overnight on 5/6, 5/8, 5/9 and 5/10 if you put in for those dates.

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