U ups Colbert to casting VP

Joanna Colbert, who aided in the casting of “Interview With the Vampire,” among other pics, has been upped to VP of creative casting for Universal Pictures.

Colbert has been a director of creative casting since May 1994, overseeing the casting of all U-produced features.

“Joanna has proved herself to be incredibly gifted when it comes to matching talent to role,” said Marc Platt, president of production for Universal.

Stacey Snider, co-prexy of production, added: “Her expertise makes her an invaluable member of our team.”

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