Chicago Casting: 'Widows' Casting Call for Choir Members

Viola Davis Widows Casting

Viola Davis at the 89th Annual Academy Awards - Press Room held at the Hollywood and Highland Center in Hollywood, USA on February 26, 2017. (Tinseltown /

Casting directors are now casting choir members to work on a scene filming on Monday, July 17th in Chicago, Illinois. Producers are looking for the following types:

  • LOOKING FOR CHOIR MEMBERS: Male/Female, African American, Age Range: 30+, with choir experience- (filming in BAPTIST CHURCH)

About Widows:

Viola Davis will star in Steve McQueen’s upcoming heist thriller “Widows” for New Regency. “Gone Girl” screenwriter and novelist Gillian Flynn is on board to pen the script with McQueen. Based on the 1983 British miniseries about a caper gone wrong, the story follows four armed robbers who get killed in a failed heist attempt, leaving their widows to finish the job. To audition for a role in the upcoming feature film, check out the casting call breakdown below.

Widows Casting Call

CASTING CALL PROJECT: WIDOWS SHOOT DATES: MONDAY, JULY 17 RATE: $88/8 LOCATION: CHICAGO LOOKING FOR CHOIR MEMBERS: Male/Female, African American, Age Range: 30+, with choir experience- (filming in BAPTIST CHURCH) SHOOT DATE: MONDAY, 7/17 --- If you are interested and available on JULY 17th please send an email with the following to [email protected]: 1) In the subject line of the email write CHOIR MEMBER 2) In the body of the email include your: name, age, height, weight, clothing measurements (jacket, shirt, pants), shoe size phone number, email, and zip code in which you currently reside. 3). Confirm that you have filled out the SURVEY pinned to the top of our Facebook page. (If you have not done so then fill it out now). 4) Attach (2) two current photos, 1 close up and 1 full body taken in good lit lighting, if you have a picture of yourself in a choir robe please send that also. Do not cover your face. No hats, no sunglasses, no filters, etc. 5) Please let us know if you have previously worked on WIDOWS, and if so, what was the role that you played. We will let you know if you are in consideration!

Please do not apply, if you are not local or if you do not fit the description.

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