FOX Series Empire Casting Call for Male Stand In

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FOX Series Empire Casting Call for Male Stand In

Fox’s hip hop drama Empire became a midseason hit earlier this year immediately proving that it had staying power. It quickly became one of the network’s most popular new shows and prompting Fox to give the production a Season 2 renewal before the airing of the second episode.

The second season of Empire promises to have some blockbuster stars like Common, Alicia Keys, Lenny Kravitz and Adam Rodriguez (Magic Mike). The season debut featured guest stars Jennifer Hudson, Courtney Love, Supermodel Naomi Campbell, Legendary Soul Artist Gladys Knight, Snoop Dogg and Mary J. Blige.

Terrence Howard will return as Lucious Lyon and Taraji P. Henson as dramatic Queen Bee Cookie Lyon. Jamal Lyon will return and this time he will be sitting on the throne of the Empire. Hakeem and Andre Lyon are still trying to take over the company.

Season 2 of Empire will return on FOX on September 23rd at 9 pm.

Casting Details

The extras casting team with 4Star Casting has released a casting call for Terrence Howard Stand-In. The talent interested in being considered for the role must be an African American male who is atleast 6 foot 1 and 200 lbs. Stand in must have short black hair and a medium complexion that matches Terrence Howard.  Talent must live in the Chicago area and have an Illinois ID.

To be considered as the Stand In for Terrence Howard, please read the casting description provided below:


RATE: $150/10


SHOOT DATE: Season 2


DESCRIPTION: Male, African American, 6′ 1.5″, 200lbs, Short black hair, medium complexion (Terrence Howard) – You must come very close to his height and weight to be considered

Send an email to

1) Put LUCIOUS STAND-IN in the subject line

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

3) Send a head shot, professional or candid photo in jpeg format –Make sure the photo is taken in decent lighting (no selfies), no sunglasses. Show us your style but make sure we can see your face! The better the photo, the better your chance of being submitted.


Click on the photo and it will give you an option to re-name the file, Re-name it with your full name. We need you to start doing this on every submission.

4) If you have submitted for another role please state which role you have submitted for.

5) Do you have a vehicle for transportation to locations outside of the city – you must answer this question.

6) You must have wide open availability for this stand-in position, and must confirm that in the email.

There will be a lot of opportunities to be cast on the show, if you submit incorrectly, it will be noted.

You must be registered with us at to be considered.

Fill out the submission form below to get more auditions.

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  1. Hey my name is Elliott Foster from Chicago im a R&B artist we would love to be apart the cast of Empire I believe this would be a big step for the beginning of my music career as humble 20 year old from Chicago

    Sincerely~ Elliott Foster

  2. I am interested in being casted for any available positions, with in your company. I want to learn from the best in this industry and at the same time establish good will on the job.

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