“Empire” Needs New Faces

Casting Directors are looking for all types of talent to work in scenes set to film in Chicago, Illinois. This is a paid opportunity to work on FOX’s flagship show, filming at the end of February.

‘Empire’ centers around a hip hop music and entertainment company, Empire Entertainment, and the drama among the members of the founders’ family as they fight for control of the company. The hour-long family drama was created by Lee Daniels and Danny Strong, and stars Terrence Howard and Taraji P. Henson.

Casting Details

Dates: February 23rd – 26th

Where: Chicago, Illinois

Further details of this casting are below. To attend a Nine9 Open Call and learn more about the UnAgency including how to receive additional castings, complete the Nine9 Talent Application.


Nine9 Talent Application

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Description: They’re looking for chinese men and women to play the following:
Older Lady (Age: 50s – 60s)
Young Women (Age: 20s)
Young Man (Age: 20s)

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Description: They’re looking for African American men and women to play the following:
College girl
Teenage boy

If you are interested and have open availability during the timeframe listed, please send an email with the following to extras4empire@gmail.com:

Put the role you’re applying for in the subject line of your email as well as the date the role is playing (i.e. EPK STYLIST 2/15).

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

Attach (2) two current photos in good lighting – 1 full body and 1 from your shoulders up. Do not cover your face. No hats, no sunglasses, no filters, etc.


2 Comments on "“Empire” Needs New Faces"

  1. I love empire I have plenty of talent to show them

  2. I sent two photos so you could get 2 different looks from me.

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