The Chi Season 2 – Showtime

The Chi Season 2 - Showtime
TV Show Casting Call – Chicago

The Showtime TV show “The Chi” was such a hit that the network has picked it up for season 2. There is a new opportunity for models and actors to work on the hit series! A casting call for kids is looking for African American boys and teens ages 9 through 15 years old. Children will be portraying football players. In addition men and women are being sought to portray chefs, el train passengers and movers. These roles are open to people ages 18 through 65 years old. Filming will be in Chicago, Illinois on Wednesday, August 29th. The pay for all chosen actors is $96.00 for 8 hours. Don’t miss out on the chance to be an extra on the television series and sign up for the casting call below.

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]

Key Details

Shoot Location: Chicago, IL

Shoot Date: 8/29/18

Pay Rate: $96/8

Roles & Requirements

Male, Caucasian/Asian, Ages: 30-45. We are looking for people that can portray chefs, but it’s a plus if you are a real chef! The scene will be a cooking competition and there’s a possibility we may ask you to return for future episodes as the competition goes to the next level. If you are a real chef, please list any skills you may have. There will be a well known chef that will be the judge!

Male/Female, Any Ethnicity, Ages: 18-65. You must be comfortable riding on an el train as production is filming the scene. So please do not submit if you are prone to motion sickness or are claustrophobic.

Male, Any Ethnicity, Ages: 21-35. We are looking for men that are physically fit.

Boys, African American, Ages:9-15. You will be playing football in the scene, so you must know how to actually play. This will be a pickup game, so it will be more casual. Please only submit if your son has a valid/current IL work permit through 4 Star Casting or a local talent agency. Attach the work permit to your email submission and confirm his football skills. Please do not fill out a POP profile for this, email us directly their first and last name, height, weight, age, photo, and work permit.
RATE: $150/8

How to Apply

If you have already worked this season – please let us know what date/role you worked in your email submission. We may still be able to consider you.
To be considered, you must have a POP Profile. To create a profile, click the following link and then follow the instructions on sending the submission e-mail:
If you already have a POP profile, you may continue with the submission email.
Send an email to with “CHEFS“ “EL TRAIN””MOVERS” “FOOTBALL KIDS”in the subject line
1) Confirm you have a POP Profile
2) Include the following information: Name, phone, email, height
3) Attach a recent photo
4) Confirm you have open availability on Wed., 8/29
We will be in contact with you via POP if you are in consideration.
Looking to book a GLAM SQUAD that works tomorrow, Thursday, August 23rd on DYNASTY. Shooting on our stages in Norcross. No calltime yet, so should have full availability for tomorrow. Expect to work min 8hrs. See below breakdown….

[Hair stylist] and [Make up artist] male/female, open ethnicity, 25-45; Let us know if you have any experience.

[Wardrobe Stylist] male/female, open ethnicity, 25-40; high end wardrobe stylist. Let us know if you have any experience.

If available email photos of your CURRENT LOOK, include LEGAL name, age, phone, height, weight, all clothing sizes, (including shoes) to:

Use one of the following Subject [Glam – Hair],  [Glam – Make Up] or [Glam – Wardrobe]

Rate $88/8; OT after 8hrs

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