Title: Fox’s “Empire” Seeking Teen for Speaking Role
Date: 13 July 2016 | 4:17 pm
Casting Call for African American Teen for TV Show in Chicago
An incredible new casting opportunity has been released for the hit Fox television series “Empire”. The show is filming its 3rd season. Casting directors are looking for a teen male to play Young Tariq. He is Luscious Lyon’s half brother. This role is for a flashback scene. They are also seeking a teen ages 18 and up to play the role of Barry.
Lucious Lyon, played by Terrence Howard, is the king of hip-hop. An immensely talented artist, the CEO of Empire Entertainment and a former street thug, his reign has been unchallenged for years. But, after battling what he believed to be a terminal disease, Lucious challenged his sons to compete for his throne, a task made all the more complicated by the return of their mother and Lucious’ ex-wife, Cookie, played by Taraji P. Henson, who was released from prison.
What They Are Looking For
Casting directors are seeking teen African American boys for upcoming roles in the hit series. They are looking for Illinois based actors to appear in the series. The casting team is seeking a male ages 13 to 15 years old for an upcoming speaking role and an African American male ages 18 and up to play younger for a flashback scene.
Teenage African American Boys Wanted For Empire!!!
YOUNG TARIQ: 13YRS – 15YRS. He is Luscious half brother (Morocco Omari, See attached photo) seen in flashback …1 line, 1 scene
BARRY: 18 to play younger. This boy is seen in flashback as a teenager speaking to young Cookie.
*** Must Be an Illinois Resident ***
*** Must Be Available For All Shoot Dates ***
How to Apply
If you or anyone you know fits the description please send contact information, headshot/photo to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Shoot Dates: 719/16 – 7/28/16. You should only apply if you are available for all of the shoot dates.