Casting calls in Chicago

Luis Gomez

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11:36 AM CDT, August 28, 2014


This could be your 15 minutes of fame.

The following is a list of movies, TV shows and music videos looking to cast extras and speaking roles in the Chicago area and reality TV shows scheduled to hold casting calls here. The list is updated multiple times per week, so make sure to bookmark this page.

If you know of an upcoming casting call that isn't listed below, email the details to lgomez@tribune.com.


Females 9-15 years old. Filming takes place Aug. 29. Details

Lutheran males and females 8-80 years old living in Kankakee and St. Anne area for church scene on or around Aug. 29. Details

Caucasian men in their 30s to 40s with blonde hair and blue eyes to play fathers. Details

Caucasian males and females to play "backwoods" swamp mom and swamp dad. Details

Overweight male 12-15 years old. Details

Males and females in their 30s or 40s to play parents -- specifically Caucasian model types, Caucasian church-going types and Latino, Asian or Middle Eastern working class types. Details


Back-up dancers for rap music video scene. Details

Real bartenders and servers for club scene. Details

Extras in their 20s and 30s to play club patrons. Filming will take place around Sept. 12 or Sept. 15. Details

Moms 35-50 years old to play protestors. Details

Real reporter, cameraman, photographer. Details

Attractive, up-and-coming female rapper in her 20s. Details


Senior citizens for church scene Aug. 29. Details


Extras to play diamond buyer, security guard, state trooper and poker player. Details

Real police who are either active or retired. Details


Overweight couples looking to lose weight. Casting call takes place Sept. 6 at Toby Keith's I Love This Bar & Grill in Rosemont. Details


Amateur and home cooks for culinary competition. Casting calls takes place Oct. 11 at Hotel Allegro. Details

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