“American Crime Story” is Casting in Chicago

Casting Directors are seeking talent to work on scenes filming in Chicago, Illinois. Producers are seeking people to play reporters, pedestrians and other featured roles.

Penelope Cruz will star opposite Edgar Ramirez and Darren Criss in the 10-episode limited series, which examines the shocking July 1997 assassination of Gianni Versace (Ramirez) on the steps of his Miami Beach mansion by sociopath and serial killer Andrew Cunanan (Criss).

Casting Details

Filming Dates: September 29th

Role Type: Extras

Paid?: Yes

Further casting details 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.


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Wardrobe will be fitting many of these roles and has limited stock. You must fit within their range of sizes to be considered.

Seeking the following roles:

Pedestrians – Years 1997 and Earlier – RATE: $88/8 + $50 CAR BUMP
Male or Female, Any Ethnicity, 18+, Include photo of car and YEAR COLOR MAKE MODEL, Cars must be in very good condition with little or no damage

On Air Reporters – RATE: $88/8
Male or Female, Any Ethnicity, 30 – 40 y/o, Polished looks, Specifically seeking women with shoulder length hair or shorter

TV Cameramen – RATE: $88/8
Male, Any Ethnicity, 35 – 50 y/o, Must be able to hold the weight of a real camera on your shoulder, Please indicate if you have real camera experience

Print Journalists – RATE: $88/8
Male or Female, Any Ethnicity, 20 – 60 y/o, Professional but a little haggard

Upscale Neighbors – RATE: $88/8
Male or Female, Any Ethnicity, 20 – 80 y/o, Affluent, old money types

Children Neighbors – RATE: $88/8
Male or Female, Any Ethnicity, 18 To Look Younger, Trust fund kids
MALE SIZES: Shirt XS – M, Waist 28 – 32
FEMALE SIZES: Shirt S – M, Waist 24 -26, Pants 0 – 4

Detectives – RATE: $88/8
Male or Female, Any Ethnicity, 35 – 55 y/o, Men must be clean shaven and not bald

Uniformed Police – RATE: $88/8
Male or Female, Any Ethnicity, 25 – 55 y/o, Men must be clean shaven and not bald
MALE SIZES: Neck 16 – 18, Waist 34 – 40, Shoe 13 and under
FEMALE SIZES: Bust 36 – 38, Waist 28 – 29

NOTE: This is a period piece taking place in 1997. They are seeking those with hair and style reflecting that time. Looking for lovely ladies with bangs, layers, bobs, Princess Diana cut, etc. The men should be clean shaven.

Send an email submission with the following to 4starcasting@gmail.com

1) In the subject line put the role(s) you are submitting for ie: PEDESTRIANS W/UPSCALE CARS, ON-AIR REPORTERS, TV CAMERAMEN, PRINT JOURNALISTS, UPSCALE NEIGHBORS, CHILDREN OF UPSCALE NEIGHBORS, PLAINCLOTHES DETECTIVES, UNIFORMED OFFICERS You may submit for more than one role in a single email.

2) In the body of the email include your: name, age, height, weight, phone number, email, and zip code on your Driver’s License or State ID.

3) Include your Clothing Sizes: Men – Jacket, Shirt (Neck/Sleeve), Pants (WaistxInseam), Shoe and Women: Dress, Pants, Bust/Waist/Hips, Shoe

4) Confirm that you have filled out or updated the current Master Survey – https://goo.gl/3KQbJR

5) THIS IS VERY IMPORTANT. Attach one current full body photo and one current candid headshot. We MUST have a photo of what your hair looks like right now. It doesn’t have to be professional or fancy, just accurate. Good lighting, no filters, no stickers, no duck faces, no hats, no sunglasses, just you. IF YOU SUBMIT THE SAME OLD PHOTOS THAT YOU HAVE ALWAYS SUBMITTED, YOU WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED FOR THESE ROLES.

6) If you are a male who has facial hair, you must confirm that you are willing to shave.

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