FOX’s “Empire” Looking for Paid Extras

 Empire is an American musical drama series airing on FOX created by Lee Daniels.  It is filmed in Chicago, but takes place in the heart of New York City.  It focuses on the family-run company called, Empire Entertainment and their struggles in the music industry.  Their company books, hires, and employs talented hip hop and R&B artists.  It is a family run company filled with constant drama about leadership and control.


The CEO of the company, Lucious Lyon (played by Terrance Howard) tries his best to keep the company drama-free.  Lucious is a former drug dealer, but he left that life behind and became a mogul of his own company.  The show starts to heat up when Lucious is diagnosed with ALS.  While his family struggles with the diagnosis, they realize that the throne may be open sooner than they thought…It is a drama filled with intense moments as Lucious’ three sons fight for power.


The casting directors are looking for extras to play various roles in the successful drama.  This is a great opportunity for you to be apart of a well-known show on a respected network.  FOX is known for its innovative shows generating millions of views weekly.

Extras Needed:

Street Fair Patrons: male and female, all ethnicities, age range 18-40, hip, stylish, HIPSTERS, cool, funky types with style.

Street Performers: male or female, all ethnicities, age range 20-45, REAL performer – juggler, plate spinner, etc. Looking for someone who might be at a street fair entertaining crowds. Should have a street performer outfit and performance routine. Looking for those who actually do perform in public not just as a hobby for your friends/family.

Please submit with subject line STREET FAIR. You must include first & last name, a valid contact number, date(s) you are available to work and a recent photo taken within the past month.

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