Showtime is gearing up to film the last episode of their new show “The Chi”. Season 1 is coming to an end, but you have a chance to help bring the series to life! A TV show casting call is looking for models and actors. Casting directors need men and women ages 18 through 80 to be extras. Talent are being hired to portray pedestrians, corner boys, lookie loos, crime scene investigators, perpetrators, food truck workers, pedestrians and lawyers. The series films in Chicago, Illinois so you must be local to be considered. Shooting will take place on Tuesday, September 19th, Wednesday, September 20th, Thursday, September 21st, Friday, September 22nd and Monday, September 25th. This is a paid acting job that will compensate actors $88.00 for 8 hours.
About the Show
The Chi is a relevant, timely and distinctive coming-of-age story and follows a half dozen interrelated characters in the South Side of Chicago. Mitchell will play Brandon, an ambitious and confident young man who dreams about opening a restaurant of his own someday, but is conflicted between the promise of a new life and his responsibility to his mother and teenage brother back in the South Side. [Deadline]
Shoot Location: Chicago, IL
Shoot Date: See Role
Pay Rate: $88/8
Roles & Requirements
Seeking the following role:
SHOOT DATE: MON., 9/18
CALL TIME: AROUND 11:30AM
Male ONLY, African American, Age range 18 – 80. PLEASE do not submit if you have been established on The Chi as a police, detective, gang member, prisoner, or any other core role.
SHOOT DATE: TUE., 9/19
PEDESTRIAN WITH AND WITHOUT CARS ($35 BUMP IF BOOKED W/CAR)
Male/Female, African American, Age range 18 – 80. If you have a vehicle, make sure to list YEAR, COLOR, MAKE AND MODEL.
SHOOT DATE: WED., 9/20
Male ONLY, African American, Age range 18 – 24.
Male ONLY, African American, Age range 18 – 75.
CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATORS
Male/Female, Any Ethnicity, Age range 24 – 60.
SHOOT DATE: THU, 9/21
Male ONLY, Any Ethnicity, Age range 24 – 75.
FOOD TRUCK WORKER W/CAR
Male/Female, Any Ethnicity, Age range 24 – 60. Make sure to list YEAR, COLOR, MAKE AND MODEL.
SHOOT DATE: FRI., 9/22
PEDESTRIAN WITH CARS ($35 CAR BUMP)
Male/Female, African American, Age range 18 – 80. Make sure to list YEAR, COLOR, MAKE AND MODEL.
SHOOT DATE: MON, 9/25
Male/Female, Any Ethnicity, Age range 24 – 60. Confirm if you have a suit.
Instructions for Submissions
If you are interested and have open availability during these dates, send an email with the following to firstname.lastname@example.org
1) In the subject line put the role(s) you are submitting for ie: AUDIENCE MEMBERS 9/18, PED W/ CAR OR PED W/O CAR 9/19, CORNER BOYS 9/20, LOOKIE LOOS 9/20, CSI 9/20, PERPS 9/21, FOOD TRUCK WORKER W/CAR 9/21, PEDESTRIAN WITH CARS 9/22, LAWYER 9/25
2) In the body of the email include your: name, age, height, weight, phone number, email, and zip code on your Driver’s License or State ID.
3) Confirm that you have filled out or updated the current Master Survey on our Facebook Page.
4) Attach one current full body photo and one candid headshot.
5) If you are submitting your child, please attach their current Work Permit.
6) If you have worked the show, please confirm in what role, and date (if you remember).
Thank you for submitting. Only those being considered will be contacted