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Casting Call for Empire Season 3

Production is currently underway on the 3rd season of the FOX hit drama, Empire.  The show was created by Lee Daniels and Danny Strong, and stars Terrance Howard and Taraji P. Henson.  Filming is taking place in and around the Chicago, IL area.
The casting director is currently seeking submissions from the following:
  •  TEENAGED PUNK AFRO GIRLS – African American Females, Ages 16-20 with cool hair! Afros are especially wanted, braids and cool weaves are good too. Shoot dates: TBD July 29th – August 9th. Put “AFRO PUNK GIRLS” in email subject line.
  • OLD MAN – Male, African American, 60-75 years old. Shoot date 7/25. Put “OLD MAN” in the subject line of your email.

Please note: Role submissions are a two part process – you must send your email submission and complete the availability survey!  To complete the survey please visit Empire Submission Survey

To submit by email please send to: Include your name, age, height, weight, phone number, current zip code and email address. Send at least 2 RECENT candid photos in jpeg format (both close up and full length). Make sure the photo is taken in decent lighting (no selfies), no sunglasses, no hats! Show us your style but make sure they can see your face! The better the photo, the better your chance of being submitted. Most importantly… NAME YOUR JPEG WITH YOUR FULL NAME. Please let them know if you have worked on the show as another role, and if so, what role.



Source: 4 Star Casting



The series is about an intelligence officer’s latest assignment, to prevent Iran from going nuclear, requires him to forgo all safety nets and assume a “non-official cover” as a mid-level employee at a Midwestern industrial piping firm.  A bout with PTSD, the government’s incompetence, and the intricacies of keeping his day job cause a barrage of ever-escalating fiascos that jeopardize the mission.  The series stars Michael Dorman and Terry O’Quinn.

Shooting will begin on June 1st and continue through the end of September in Chicago.  YOU MUST be available to work in this role through the end of September to be considered.
RATE: $80/8

The casting director is currently seeking NON-UNION extra roles:

  •  UNIFORMED POLICE OFFICER – Caucasian/ethnically ambiguous male and female officers; 25-65 years old. Possible reoccurring role. Shoot dates: Tue., July 26th, Wed., July 27th, and Thurs., July 28th. Put “UNIFORMED POLICE OFFICER” in the subject line of your email.

Please note:  Submission is a two part process – you must send email with photo/information and complete the survey. To complete the availability survey please visit Patriot Extras Survey    If interested and have open availability for the entire shooting period,  please send an email with the below information to

1) Put the role your submitting for in the subject line (e.g., “EUROPEAN PARK GOERS”).

2) Include ALL of the following: your age, height, weight, clothing measurements, shoe size, phone number, zip code, and email address.

3) Send two candid photos of yourself: 1 close up photo and 1 full body photo. **NOTE** Please NAME YOUR PHOTOS with your first and last name!

4) Confirm that you’re available for the entire shooting period and that you have reliable transportation to the Chicagoland area.

They will contact you if you’re considered!


Source: 4 Star Casting