New FOX TV Pilot ‘EMPIRE’ Extras Casting Call for Several New Roles in Chicago

Project Casting

The producers and casting directors for ‘The Empire’ Starring Terrence Howard are now seeking African American actors to work on the FOX television pilot.

Casting directors are looking for African American infant twins and actors to work as background extras in several different scenes in the new FOX TV pilot.
The series will focus on a hip-hop record label and has already cast Terrence Howard, Taraji P Henson and Precious alum Gabourey Sidibe, while super-producer Timbaland will provide the soundtrack.

For more details, see the casting call below:

Twins Casting Call

CASTING ALERT!

We are looking for AFRICAN AMERICAN TWIN INFANTS to work on MONDAY, MARCH 24 for a really important scene for EMPIRE!

Your children must be work permitted by TOMORROW at the latest (if they don’t already have work permits through Joan Philo Casting). We have all the information you need to get work permits quickly.

Submit an email to [email protected], with the subject TWINS 3.24. Include NAMES (also the name of Mom or Dad), AGE, HEIGHT, WEIGHT, and PHONE NUMBER. Also include recent pictures of your children, preferably together. We need to make sure they’re a match for our scene.

We’d like to have to twins that are as similar as possible, but they don’t necessarily need to be the same gender. Submit your little darlings, and we will be in touch shortly!

Thanks!

 Teens Casting Call

CASTING ALERT!

We are looking for a BUNCH of exciting submissions for EMPIRE! We are looking for people who have open availability for MONDAY 3.24!

We need AFRICAN AMERICAN TEENAGERS (ages 13-17, preferably work permitted with Joan Philo Casting), to play downscale neighborhood children. If your child is NOT work permitted, you will need to get a work permit TODAY for your child to be eligible for submission. NO EXCEPTIONS! Submit an email to [email protected], with the subject TEENS 3.24. Include NAME, AGE, HEIGHT, WEIGHT, and PHONE NUMBER. Also attach three recent pictures looking natural and casual (no super fancy, “pretty” pictures please).

“Homeless” Extras Casting Call

We are also looking for AFRICAN AMERICAN MEN and WOMEN (ages 25-55) to play homeless people. If you are available all day Monday, submit an email to [email protected], with the subject URBAN FOLK 3.24. Include your NAME, AGE, HEIGHT, WEIGHT, and PHONE NUMBER. Also include three recent pictures of you looking natural, nothing too fancy (do NOT pose for these)!

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Source: EMPIRE Extras