Empire on Fox Looking to Fill Several Featured Roles

Casting Men & Women for Fox’s Empire in Chicago

Another chance to be featured on Fox’s “Empire” is here! Casting directors have released more featured roles for the show. They are looking for people to play caregivers, teen summit leaders, an ex professional basketball player and a college professor. They are in need of men and women who are local to the Chicago area.

About “Empire”

Lucious Lyon, played by Terrence Howard, is the king of hip-hop. An immensely talented artist, the CEO of Empire Entertainment and a former street thug, his reign has been unchallenged for years. But, after battling what he believed to be a terminal disease, Lucious challenged his sons to compete for his throne, a task made all the more complicated by the return of their mother and Lucious’ ex-wife, Cookie, played by Taraji P. Henson, who was released from prison.

What They Are Looking For

Casting directors are seeking to fill several roles for episode 302. The shoot will be sometime between July 19th and July 28th. The pay rate will be $80.00 for 8 hours and some roles will pay $150.00 for 8 hours.

CAREGIVER – Female, ages 25 – 65.

TEEN SUMMIT LEADERS: Male, African American and Hispanic, ages 14-18. If under age 16 you MUST have a work permit to submit.

EX PRO-BASKETBALL PLAYER – Male, African American, Ages 40-55, 6’2 and taller, must look like an athlete.

COLLEGE PROFESSOR: Male, African American, ages 45-65, distinguished looking.

How to Apply

If you’re interested and available, send an email to extras4empire@gmail.com with the following:

1) Put the role you are applying for in the subject line of your email ie COLLEGE PROFESSOR

2) Include your name, age, height, weight, phone number, current zip code and email address

3) Send 2 RECENT, candid photos of yourself (one full length and one from the shoulders up so we can clearly see your face) preferably dressed in the look you’re submitting for. The better the photo quality, the better your chance of being submitted!


5) Include if you have played ANY featured role on EMPIRE and what role you played. (This will not necessarily take you out of the running)

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  1. Tanya Augustine

    I’m looking to be cast as an extra as well as my daughter Tytiana Bridges who is 17