Looking for a job? Netflix’s Sense8 will be filming in Chicago starting June 5th through June 15th and casting directors are hiring stand-ins to work on the TV show. Talents will be compensated $125/8 to work on the hit Netflix series.

Casting directors are casting the following roles.

  • 1) “WOLFGANG” STAND IN: Caucasian male, med/lt. blonde hair
    ACTOR: Max Riemelt
    AGES: 25-35
    HEIGHT: 5’10”- 6″
    PHOTO REFERENCE ATTACHED
  • 2) “SUN” STAND IN: Asian female, dark hair
    ACTOR: Doona Bae
    HEIGHT: 5’5″- 5’7″
    PHOTO REFERENCE ATTACHED
  • 3) “KALA” STAND IN: Indian female, long dark hair
    ACTOR: Tina Desai
    HEIGHT: 5’4″ – 5’6″
    PHOTO REFERENCE ATTACHED (tattoos aren’t required)

About Sense 8:

Sense8 will focus on eight characters from across the world, all connected by a very violent vision. Each episode — shot in the UK, Seoul, Mumbai, Nairobi, Berlin, Mexico City, San Francisco and Chicago — will follow the characters’ separate stories, even as one entity tries to bring the octet together and another tries to kill them.

The eight dreams include “a closeted Mexican telenovela hunk, an Icelandic party girl, a German safe-cracker, a Korean businesswoman, an African bus driver and a transgender American blogger.”

A vision will most likely connect these characters. According to Io9, there are two visionaries who try to connect all of these people together. “The two sound like the yin and yang to this “vision.” One character is named Jonas, an African-American character who is allegedly the good guy. And his evil counterpart is named “Mr. Whispers.” One of them wants to unite the eight dreamers, the other wants to destroy them.”


To audition for a role on Sense 8, check out the casting call details below:

Netflix’s Sense 8 Open Casting Call

CASTING CALL: SENSE8
SHOOT DATES: June 5TH – 15TH

INTERVIEW: You may be asked to come in for an interview on TUES MAY 31st (time TBD) so please confirm that you’re available on this date.

LOCATIONS: Chicagoland (you must have your own transportation available)

ROLE: Non-union STAND IN
RATE: $125/8

1) “WOLFGANG” STAND IN: Caucasian male, med/lt. blonde hair
ACTOR: Max Riemelt
AGES: 25-35
HEIGHT: 5’10”- 6″
PHOTO REFERENCE ATTACHED

2) “SUN” STAND IN: Asian female, dark hair
ACTOR: Doona Bae
HEIGHT: 5’5″- 5’7″
PHOTO REFERENCE ATTACHED

3) “KALA” STAND IN: Indian female, long dark hair
ACTOR: Tina Desai
HEIGHT: 5’4″ – 5’6″
PHOTO REFERENCE ATTACHED (tattoos aren’t required)

If interested and available, send an email with the following to sense8.extras@gmail.com:

1) Put the name of the STAND IN in the subject line

2) Include your name, age, height, weight, phone number, zip code and email address. We also need your sizes:
Shirt Neck/Sleeve:
Pants Waist/Length:
Suit:
Shoe:

3) Send 2 RECENT candid photos in jpeg format (both close up and full length). Make sure the photo is taken in decent lighting (no selfies), no sunglasses, no hats! Show us your style but make sure we can see your face! The better the photo, the better your chance of being submitted.

***NAME YOUR JPEG PHOTO WITH YOUR FULL NAME!***

We will let you know if you are in consideration!

Please do not apply, if you are not local or if you do not fit the description.

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