Category Archives: Illinois

December 21, 2016

Extras Needed in Kevin Spacey Movie

Casting directors are looking for actors, models, and talent to work on a new Kevin Spacey series called, Manifesto. Producers are looking for men and women ages 30 to 55 years old to criminals, inmates, and people in a court room.  Filming will take place starting in January through June in Chicago and Atlanta.


A movie starring Kevin Spacey will center around the FBI’s high profile case in taking down infamous criminal, Ted Kaczynski, better known as the “Unabomber”.  He is a domestic terrorist and mathematical prodigy that engaged in a nationwide bombing campaign against people involved with modern technology.  He also planted homemade bombs in mailboxes killing a total of three people.

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July 26, 2016

Extras Wanted for Empire Season 3


One of the most interesting TV shows ever by Fox, “Empire” is going to launch the third season soon. The casting directors are looking to hire the best talent to work for them. The auditions, rehearsals and filming will take place in Chicago. People residing within the state or nearby will be given a preference. Currently, actors and actresses are required to work for various small roles. However, there will be better opportunities in future. Casting directors are presently looking for actors to play the role of roadies for upcoming scenes. Other than this, there are numerous other roles that will be advertised on casting calls for extra.

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June 3, 2016

Casting Extras for Insurance Commercial in Chicago


A commercial filming team in Chicago is looking to cast extras in its upcoming “Insure on the spot commercial”. The casting team for the commercial is looking for men and women from different ethnic backgrounds that lie between the ages of 25 to 35. The commercial will be shot in the coming week, on June 14th and 15th in Chicago, Illinois.

About the Insurance

“Insure on the spot”, since 1986 has been helping the residents of Chicago to find policies that best fit and cover their driving needs. For the convenience of the residents their offices are spread throughout the state of Illinois, including some of the areas of Chicago. This Continue reading Casting Extras for Insurance Commercial in Chicago

May 31, 2016

‘Sense 8’ Casting Call in Chicago


sense8If you are an actor, a model, or if you think you have the talent to work in Sense 8, the hit Netflix series, this is your chance. The filming of this series has begun in Chicago Illinois. The directors of the series are looking for extras, 5000 of them who will be working on different scenes in the hit Netflix series. The main characters wanted are doctors, police officers, nurses and some child actors. The extras should ideally have great character faces and can be both men and women. The extras will be needed to work on the episodes filmed from June 7th to June 15th, in Chicago, Illinois.


About the Netflix Series, Sense 8

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November 3, 2014

Hit Your Mark on Set

Film SetHit Your Mark on Set

What is ‘Hitting Your Marks’? For actors it means walking to various markings the director has for you throughout different points of the scene. This keeps the actor in frame and on focus for the shoot and the director isn’t spending all his time trying to focus the camera on you. Of course walking to a spot on the floor without ever looking down can be difficult. These few steps will help you hit your mark without interruption. Continue reading Hit Your Mark on Set