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Crew and Extras Casting Calls

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Below you will find information about productions that are looking for extras. Please email the casting agencies directly for each of the projects listed below. Unfortunately, we cannot accept any information in the Chicago Film Office. We will update this page as soon as we receive the information from the productions so please check back.


Cast needed for a commercial - November 6-7, 2014

Please email recent headshot and full body (no photos with sunglasses or hats) include height, age, phone and links to acting reel (If, any) to:

Elderly Couple:

Age 55-65. No dialogue, active, healthy projection, good interaction and facial expressions.

Family of 3 (Ideally real family):


Young Housewife:

Age 25-35. No dialogue. Pleasing, friendly and fit, good-natured.


Young kids:

One boy, one girl, ages between 3-8. They will need to act rambunctious and run around, be silly. Must be able to take direction.


One-day shoot either on Thursday, Nov. 6 or Friday, Nov. 7 in Chicagoland.


Food Network's, "Guy's Grocery Games" Casting! Open call from October – December 2014

FOOD NETWORK'S new hit show, GUY'S GROCERY GAMES, is giving YOU the chance to win up to $20,000!

From the producers of THE GREAT FOOD TRUCK RACE, this fast-paced challenge puts talented chefs and professional cooks to the test in the ultimate supermarket-themed showdown!

To navigate the aisles of this high-pressure competition, you are going to need clever cooking solutions AND supermarket savvy. From shopping on a budget to substituting out-of-stock ingredients, contestants will have to race against the clock to survive. If you are a cook, love to compete and think you have what it takes to be the last chef standing, then Guy Fieri is ready to put you to the test!

To apply, please email us at

**Please put your CITY/STATE in the subject line of the email**

*In the BODY of the email we need:

1. Your NAME


3. Your current title of OCCUPATION

4. A description of your CULINARY BACKGROUND

5. A recent PHOTO of you

6. A few PHOTOS OF DISHES you have created

**7. Tell us about your family. Is there anyone else who cooks or loves to cook with you?


Chicago PD - TV Series

Tail Sticks Casting is seeking local talent of all ages, shapes, and sizes to be cast for extra roles for Season 2 of NBC’s hit series Chicago P.D. Real Police Officers, Military Personnel, Medical Personnel, and Rugged/Rough Types are STRONGLY ENCOURAGED to submit! Visit our website to register with us and follow us on Facebook for updates on casting opportunities!"



Following is a list casting agencies in Chicago that may be able to provide additional information and opportunities.

Refer to Frequently Asked Questions and for other ideas and suggestions.