Casting Calls for Hugh Laurie’s ‘Chance’


About the Show

This new show ‘Chance’ starring the very successful ‘House’ actor Hugh Laurie and Diana Farr is based on the famous novel written by Kem Nunn. The story is a psychological thriller that centers around the lead role of Eldon Chance being played by Hugh Laurie himself. Eldon Chance is shown as a San Francisco based forensic detective  that unwillingly tens to get stuck in between violent and dangerous scenarios regarding mistaken identity, police corruption and mental illnesses.


The casting crew is looking for background actors to be a part of the first season of the show. The first season will consist of 20 episodes. The show is set to release in October sometime. The show will have such an impact on the viewers leaving them thinking that this could be any of them. The show will relate to its viewers with its fear, love, joy and passion.

  • Bay Area locals are required ONLY. If you are not a local citizen, please do not apply for the roles.
  • Men and Women are both required as background actors. They can be of any ethnicity, size and shape.
  • Actors must be at least 18 years old or above in age.
  • The scenes will shoot for one day and all actors will be fully paid.
  • Background actors will be needed all through September.
  • Actors who have unique looks and real life experiences will be preferred over others.
  • All actors will be approved by their photos first by the Director of the series.

Roles Required For Background Actors:

  • People with their cars
  • Pedestrians
  • Café patrons
  • Bar patrons
  • Baristas
  • Businessmen
  • Hipsters
  • Policemen
  • Hospital staff
  • Homeless people
  • Prostitutes

Availability and Submission:

For the opening of the show, the episode requires Pedestrians, People with their cars, actors who will be clean and fresh will be needed to play Police Officers and also Detectives and those who are willing to play rough characters like homeless people and prostitutes will also be required. The auditions for this episode will be on the 27th of July 2016. Please only apply if you will be available on this day for auditions. If you are available on this day, please make sure you will be free the entire day as the shoot can go on for hours.

If you think you are suitable for any of the above roles and would like to apply, you must send in your name, date of availability, age, city, phone number, union status, suit measurements for men and dress measurements for women, what type of car you have, if you have any experience with bartending, server, barista jobs, any real life experience with the mentioned roles, and also mention if you are willing to play a rough character. You can apply by filling out the following form: