‘Electric Dreams’ Chicago Casting Call for High School Students

Project Casting

Casting directors are looking for actors, models, and talent to work on scenes filming in early June in Chicago, Illinois. Casting directors are looking for high school students, high school kids, Social Security types, and other featured roles.

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.

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. SAFE AND SOUND
ROLE: NON-UNION EXTRAS
SHOOT DATES: SEE BELOW
RATE: SEE BELOW
LOCATION: CHICAGO, IL

*YOU MUST FILL OUT THE MASTER SURVEY THAT IS PINNED TO THE TOP OF OUR FACEBOOK PAGE!

IMPORTANT NOTE – We will reach out to you separately regarding wardrobe fittings. Please only submit if you are a size 42 Jacket, 38 waist or smaller for Males, and smaller than size 12 for Females. Due to costume inventory, we can only fit these sizes and smaller!

LOOKING FOR PEOPLE WHO CAN PLAY THE FOLLOWING:
MOST POPULAR COUPLE IN HIGH SCHOOL MAKING OUT
Female/Male, Age Range: 18-24, CAUCASIAN. THE MOST POPULAR KIDS IN SCHOOL, Must be a real life couple to submit. If we like your look, we will give you more information about the content of the scene.

RATE: $250/8 (1st Date of Filming), then you will be blended into the core for the remaining filming dates @ $84/8

TENTATIVE FITTING DATE: THU., 6/1 OR FRI., 6/2 (You must be available all day, you will go through wardrobe/hair/make-up, and training on a device being used in the show, and be paid a full day rate).

FILMING DATES: MON., 6/5, TUE., 6/6, WED., 6/7

MALE HIGH-SCHOOL KIDS – We are looking for 18+ who can play high school students – please send a photo that is age appropriate to a person in high school (in other words, don’t send a photo of yourself in a suit).
Male, Age Range: 18-24, Caucasian, Hispanic, Ethnically Ambigous
RATE: $84/8

If you are 16 or 17 years of age, and want to be considered, you must currently be on summer break, and confirm so in your submission.

TENTATIVE FITTING DATE: THU., 6/1 OR FRI., 6/2 (You must be available all day, you will go through wardrobe/hair/make-up, and training on a device being used in the show, and be paid a full day rate).

FILMING DATES: MON., 6/5, TUE., 6/6, WED., 6/7 (EVERYONE WILL WORK THOSE THREE DATES), THU., 6/8 (ONLY A HANDFUL WILL WORK ON THIS DATE)

SCHOOL SECURITY – Male/Female, Age Range: 25 – 55, Any Ethnicity
RATE: $84/8 + $25/2 (WARDROBE FITTING on 6/2)

FILMING DATES: MON., 6/5, TUE., 6/6, WED., 6/7 (EVERYONE WILL WORK THOSE THREE DATES), THU., 6/8 (ONLY A HANDFUL WILL WORK ON THIS 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 i.e. MOST POPULAR COUPLE, MALE HIGH SCHOOL KID OR SCHOOL SECURITY

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) Do you have any tattoos? If so, please give a brief description including size and location.

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

6) Please confirm if you are willing to have your hair cut, colored and/or cut and colored. If you have a mustache or beard, would you be willing to shave – very important that this question is answered. The director does not want any high school KIDS with facial hair.

7) Confirm the dates for wardrobe fitting and film dates – ABSOLUTELY MUST ANSWER THIS QUESTION

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

9) Complete the master survey pinned to the top of the Facebook page.

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

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

Do you think you are perfect for this role? Leave us a comment below and tell casting directors why you should be selected!

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

Do you think you are perfect for this role? Leave us a comment below and tell casting directors why you should be selected!