The show films in Chicago. The extras casting team is currently booking locals who would like to tryout for small, non-speaking roles for the 2019 season of the show.
Please note that the show is only considering Chicago area talent who are available to work on set shortly. Please see the details below for submission information and availability requirements.
The show comes from Emmy-winning producer Dick Wolf who is also behind other popular police dramas such as the “Law & Order” series of shows. The show premiered in 2014 and is going into it’s 6th year.
“Chicago PD” airs on NBC and was originally a spin-off of the “Chicago Fire” series. The series follows 2 units of the Chicago police department, an intelligence unit and a team of street cops.
If you live in/around the Chicagoland area, please submit the following information to: cpdbackground.S7@gmail.com
*MAKE SURE YOU ARE USING THE CORRECT SUBJECT LINE FOR YOUR EMAILS! The subject line will be the role title (i.e. “LITTLE BROTHER” or “COFFEE SHOP PATRON”) listed below*
FULL NAME: PHONE NUMBER: AGE: HEIGHT/WEIGHT: (FEMALES): DRESS, T-SHIRT, BUST, WAIST, HIP, SHOE (MALES): JACKET, T-SHIRT, NECK, SLEEVE, WAIST, INSEAM, SHOE CAR: (INCLUDE YEAR, MAKE, MODEL) ZIP CODE:
Please make sure to submit at least 1 headshot and 1 full length photo. If you are submitting with your vehicle, include a photo of your car/SUV.
_________________________________ “LITTLE BROTHER” — Seeking a Hispanic/Latino male, ages 16-23 for a featured background role. This will be an interior scene in a Pilsen-like neighborhood.
FILM DATE: TUESDAY 08/20 PAY RATE: $125/8 + $25 fitting bump (if applicable) _________________________________ “OLDER BROTHER” — Seeking a Hispanic/Latino male in their 20’s to very early 30’s for a featured background role. This will be for an interior scene in a Pilsen-like neighborhood.
FILM DATE: TUESDAY 08/20 PAY RATE: $125/8 + $25 fitting bump (if applicable) _________________________________ “COFFEE SHOP PATRONS” — Seeking coffeehouse patrons and employees of any ethnicity, ages 18+. This will be for both interior and exterior scenes at a coffee shop in a Pilsen-like neighborhood. We need more people with cars! Please include photos of your car with your submission. NO RED or WHITE VEHICLES, PLEASE. Not everyone will be booked with their car.
FILM DATE: MONDAY 08/19 PAY RATE: $104/8 + $35 auto bump (if applicable) _________________________________ “LAPORTE BAR” — Seeking Hispanic/Latinx males and females, age 20’s+ WITH VEHICLES for an exterior scene. YOU MUST HAVE A CAR TO SUBMIT FOR THIS SCENE. No red or white vehicles, please.
FILM DATE: TUESDAY 08/20 PAY RATE: $104/8 + $35 auto bump _________________________________ “WHEELCHAIR SHOPPER” — Seeking a handicapped male, any ethnicity, roughly 30’s-40’s (although flexible), for an interior market scene. WE ARE LOOKING FOR SOMEONE WHO ACTUALLY USES A WHEELCHAIR TO GET AROUND, or a lower limb amputee who could feel comfortable operating a manual wheelchair.
FILM DATE: TUESDAY 08/27 PAY RATE: $125/8
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