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‘Divergent’ Open Casting Call Scheduled for February 9th in Chicago

February 4, 2013

Thanks to Hypable, we now know that Atmosphere Casting of Chicago is beginning the extras search for the upcoming adaptation of Divergent by Veronica Roth.

Recruitment for participants in this shoot starts immediately as fittings for all will start in mid-February. Atmosphere Casting is looking to hire hundreds of Chicago locals to work as extras in the film, who are available during the shoot period: April 2013 through July 2013.

The open call will be held, Saturday, February 9, 2013 from 10:00AM to 3:00PM at CINESPACE – Chicago Film Studios.

CINESPACE – Chicago Film Studios
2602 W. 16TH Street, 2nd Floor
Chicago, IL 60608

Atmosphere Casting will be looking for the following:

● People with a “rural” farm hand look
● People with military, weapons or martial arts training
● People with stunt and/or stage combat training
● People with a “hippie” or Bohemian look. Longer hair preferred (both men and women)
● People with visible tattoos and/or piercings
● Ages 16 and up, all ethnicities

Are any of you based in Chicago? Will you be heading out for the open call? Let us know in the comments! For full details be sure to read the Facebook note written by the extras casting directors.

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  • MajorFilmFan

    Definitely looking to cast Amity (“people with a “rural” farm hand look”) and Dauntless faction members (“People with military, weapons or martial arts training”, and “People with visible tattoos and/or piercings”), and maybe people for the big battle sequence?

    The cast is definitely starting to shape up, with Shailene and now Kate Winslet joining the cast. Hopefully we know who plays Four very soon.

  • Nicholas Davis

    Yes!!! Im 18 and from aurora. I will be atteniding this saturday.

  • Nicholas Davis

    Should i bring.anything besides myself ?

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  • scatterbrained

    why do i have to live on the other side of the world. WHY

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  • http://twitter.com/iceymoon iceymoon

    i think the “rural” look will be for Abnegation, while the “hippie” look will be for Amity, and obviously the tattooed and combat-trained people will be Dauntless.

    was anyone here able to attend the open call? what was it like? also, good luck!