TV Show Controversy - Fox Casting Call

Casting Call for New Fox TV Show

Fox is getting ready start filming on their new TV show pilot “Controversy”. A new actor casting call for the series is here for you to apply to. The 2017 show is looking for male actors and models to portray football players. Guys who are ages 18 to 26 years old and at least 6’ tall are needed. This is a marvelous opportunity because “Controversy” revolves around a football team at a prestigious Illinois university. Filming will be in Chicago, Illinois. The exact shoot schedule has not yet be set but filming will begin on March 16th and run through April 4th. Production will be filming Mondays through Fridays during that time frame. Chosen actors may work for one or multiple days. This is a paid acting job. Selected background actors will be paid $84.00 for 8 hours.

About Controversy

In “Controversy,” the Junior Counsel of a prestigious Illinois university must deal with an out-of-control scandal when a young co-ed accuses several star football players of sexual assault. From the football coaches and boosters who wield outsize influence, to a university administration under siege, the series explores the type of high-profile controversy all-too familiar on today’s college campuses, as well as the corrosive, dangerous nature of institutional power.

What They Are Looking For

Casting directors are looking for males who are between the ages of 18 to 26 years old. Actors will be portraying college football players so they are looking for guys who are at least 6’. There is a lot of information so be sure to read everything carefully and follow the instructions in the Fox TV show casting call to be considered.
Pay Rate: $84/8

Shoot Dates: TBD. An exact filming schedule is not locked in yet, but filming starts 3/16 and runs until 4/4. We will be filming on a Monday – Friday filming schedule. If selected, you may work one or multiple dates during this time frame.

Shoot Location: Chicago

We are looking for men to portray college football players! We are open on any ethnicity and you must be between the ages of 18-26 or you must look like you are in college. We are looking for all shapes and sizes i.e. physically fit, tough looking, large, etc. as we will need to put together a complete college football team and fit the look for the different positions on the team!

Please include in your submission if you have real football experience and what position you have played. Please do not submit if you currently play for a college football team, as we can’t hire anyone that is bound through a NCAA or NAIA contract.

There will be locker room scenes, so please include in your submission if you would be comfortable working without a shirt on in the scene. If you are NOT comfortable working shirtless, please still submit, as we will have various scenes with the football players.

VERY IMPORTANT – We are specifically looking for men that are at least 6’0 feet tall – please only submit if you fit this requirement.

How to Apply

If you would like to be considered you can apply by emailing with all of the following information:

Put “COLLEGE FOOTBALL PLAYERS” in the subject line of your email.

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

Send 2 RECENT candid photos in jpeg format (both close up and full length). Please submit photos that show off your body shape – i.e. in a tank/sleeveless shirt, shorts, etc. Make sure the photo is taken in decent lighting (no selfies), no sunglasses, no hats! The better the photo, the better your chance of being submitted.
Most importantly… Please rename your photo with your FIRST and LAST name. Right click on the photo and it will give you an option to re-name the file, Re-name it with your full name.

Confirm your clothing measurements: Suit Jacket Size, Neck Size, Sleeve Size, Pants Waist and Inseam, Shoe Size, and T-Shirt Size.

Tell us if you have real experience playing football – i.e. did you play in college? Do you play flag football? Do you play on an intramural team? What position (s) do you play?

Complete the master survey that runs from 2/27 to 3/14 (if you haven’t already).

Confirm if you would be comfortable in a locker room scene. If booked for this scene, you would receive an additional pay bump. If you are not comfortable in a locker room scene, please let us know that as well.

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