CASTING OPPORTUNITY: “Shots Fired” racial tension movie casting

"Shots Fired" TV show casting - –  As racial tensions reach are escalating in the U.S., a new TV series is set to address the issue. According to Fox entertainment president David Madden, this is a very important story to tell. He recently commented “This is not only an important story to tell, but also an explosive mystery-thriller, and we couldn’t be in better hands both with the creative team behind this, along with the very talented Sanaa Lathan leading the cast.”

Casting call for “Shots Fired” in Charlotte, NC. If you have yet to submit for the following projects, please do such ASAP,  For the FOX Event Series SHOTS FIRED (to be filmed in Charlotte and surrounding areas), please submit photo and information to email HERE

ALL submissions MUST include the following:

2 Current Photos (which can be taken with a cell phone) one close up & one full length, Your Name, Age, Phone, Height/Weight, Clothing Sizes, City/State you reside, Color/Make/Model Vehicle you drive.

Anyone submitting must be willing to work as a local in the filming area. No travel expense, Housing, Gas, Mileage, etc.. will be paid.

SHOTS FIRED Specialty Roles

Seeking Teen with a Hoverboard, Father and Son, Bartender, Young Grandmother.

Several Special Request Needs to to be Photo Selected by Director. These submissions (and only these submissions) will be sent to a specific email address that is different from general Extra submission email HERE.

Email address and instructions for these request will be listed at end of this post. Filming could take place in Charlotte or a surrounding area such as Mooresville/Concord/Kannapolis and so on. You MUST be willing to go to any location needed (as a local) and available for a 14 hour filming day if needed for such hours.

1) FATHER AND SON (approx. 10 years or so) -CAUCASIAN. Prefer for the to be actual Father and Son. Son will for sure be seen in a Panthers or sports team Jersey. So if you have them -or son does -you may want to wear them in Photo you send of both of them together. Please submit with heading FATHER/SON.

2) HOVERBOARD TEEN -AFRICAN AMERICAN TEEN MALE or male that can still pass as a teen. Must own their own hoverboard and be experienced at riding it. Director would like to see a quick video of you doing such (which you can take with a cell phone) along with your photo and information.  Please Submit with heading HOVERBOARD TEEN.

3) BARTENDER/COP BAR -CAUCASIAN MALE – FORMER COP type (50′s -early 60′s). Must be available thru out season if needed.  Submit with heading BARTENDER/FORMER COP.

4) AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALE 50′s-60′s Young Grandmother Type. MUST HAVE ACTING EXPERIENCE/TRAINING. Please include such experience and training with your submission.  Submit with heading Young GRANDMOTHER w/ACTING EXPERIENCE.

Do not submit to any of these if you do not 100% fit the request, are not willing to go to any area needed for filming or unable to make yourself available whenever needed for these scenes.  Submissions for these request (and ONLY these request) should be sent to  All submissions should include CURRENT photos/snapshots, Name, Phone, Age, Height/Weight, Complete Clothing Sizes, City/State you reside (which should be local to the areas listed or within a very easy driving distance).

Please use submission heading as listed per each request.  GENERAL Submissions for Extras MUST be sent to the other email account and will be deleted if submitted to request email.


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