Photo: Fox Broadcasting Co./For the AJC
Photo: Fox Broadcasting Co./For the AJC

Now casting: Fox’s ‘Star’ seeking backup singers, managers, more

Are you ready to make your mark on Atlanta’s film and TV industry? Are you the next Tyler Perry? ATL is in need of young stars. Check out the Peach City’s latest casting call for your chance at fame. 

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Lee Daniels’ Fox musical drama is now filming its second season. The series tells the story of a girl named Star (Jude Demorest) who travels to Atlanta with her sister Simone (Brittany O’Grady) and spoiled rich girl Alexandra (Ryan Destiny) to try to become famous as a girl group. Queen Latifah portrays Star and Simone’s godmother.

What are they looking for?

New faces are needed for the following roles:

Backup singers – women age 21 to 30 to portray backup singers (Subject: “B Singers”)

Elderly man in wheelchair – African-American man age 60s and up with an electric wheelchair (Subject: “Wheelchair”)

Male music group – heavy-set men to portray members of a music group (Subject: “Group B”)

Male music artist – Man who has wild hair and appears to be African-American to portray a music artist (Subject: “M Artist”)

Female music artist – Woman to portray a music artist (Subject: “F Artist”)

Managers – Men and women to portray managers to music artists (Subject: “A Manager”)

Inmates – Men between 5’9” and 6’0” to portray intimidating inmates in a shower scene. You’ll need to be comfortable looking as though you’re nude (you’ll have a towel on). (Subject: “S Inmate”)

Delivery man – Man age 27-40 and appears to be African-American to portray a delivery man (Subject: “Deliver”)

Videographer – Male, age 25 to 30, to portray a videographer (Subject: Video)

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When are they filming?

Filming will take place in Atlanta and surrounding areas on dates to be determined.

How much does it pay?

Pay is $68 for eight hours. 

How do I submit?

Send an e-mail to, with the role you’re submitting for in the subject line. Include your name, phone number, city location and recent pictures. 

Photos should show you looking the part you’re applying for, so look intimidating for the inmate role, dress well for the manager role, etc. You should be facing the camera and be the only person in the picture. Your face should be visible, and no Instagram or Snapchat filters should be used.

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