Now Casting Season 8 of Showtime Series ‘Shameless’

shameless season 8 casting call


A casting call has gone out for Season 8 of the Showtime comedy-drama series, Shameless. This remake of the British series stars William H. Macy is set in Chicago. The series depicts the dysfunctional family of Frank Gallagher (William H. Macy), a single father of six children. While he spends his days drunk, his kids learn to take care of themselves. Although, the series is filmed in Los Angeles, all exterior scenes are shot in Chicago. Filming of those scenes will start July 31st through August 4th.

The casting director is seeking the following non-union types to work on the series as extras:

  • DOWNSCALE FEMALE PEDESTRIANS – Female, All ethnicities, Age range 21-35.  Works Friday 8/4.
  • TOUGH FEMALE – Female, African American, Age Range: 21 – 45. We are looking for a rough and tough intimidating look! Please put in the role(s) you are submitting for in the subject line i.e. TOUGH FEMALE.
  •  REAL CPD – Male/Female, Any Ethnicity, Age Range: 21 – 65. You MUST be a real CPD with a uniform. Please submit a photo of you in your uniform.
  • “FLO” – Female, Caucasian, Age Range: 35-65
    HT: 5’5
    Hair: Grey / Blonde
  • “YOUENS” – Male, Caucasian
    Age Range: 35-65
    HT: 5’8
    WT: 180-210
    Hair: Brunette / Salt & Pepper
  •  “CARL” – Male, Caucasian
    Age Range: 18-25, HT: 5’6, WT: 125
    Hair: Dirty Blonde / Light Brunette
  •  “NESSA” – Female, Caucasian/Ethnically Ambiguous
    Age Range: 25-35
    HT: 5’5
    WT: 120
    Hair: Brunette
  • “LIP” – Male, Caucasian, Ages 20 – 35, HEIGHT 5’7.5 WEIGHT 160
    Shirt S/M, Pants 29 x 30
    RATE: 150/8
  • “DEBBIE” – Female, Caucasian, Ages 21-35, HEIGHT 5’5, SIZE 4/6
    RATE: $250/8
  • “HOTTIE” – Female, Caucasian, BLONDE HAIR, Ages 21-28, HEIGHT 5’5, WEIGHT: 115 lbs., SIZE 0/2
    RATE: $150/8
  • “YEVGENY” – Male, Caucasian, Blonde, Ages 18-24 months
    RATE: $150/8
  • “FRANNY” – Female, Caucasian, Red Hair, Ages 12-18 months
    RATE: $150/8

If interested in submitting and is available JULY 31 – AUGUST 4TH, please send an email with the following to
1. Put the role you’re submitting for in the subject line.
2. Your name, phone number, current zip code, height, weight
3. Attach (2) two current photos, 1 close up and 1 full body taken in good lit lighting. Do not cover your face. No hats, no sunglasses, no filters, etc.
4. For all Minors, attach a copy of the work permit
5. For “Debbie” list your welding experience.
6. Confirm that you are available to work all day and are without any conflicts.
7. Please also be sure to fill out the availability survey form below confirming your availability.