Goldberg, Wolf receive special honors
Pics “The King’s Speech,” “The Social Network” and “Winter’s Bone,” TV skeins “Game of Thrones” and “Modern Family” and stage offerings “The Book of Mormon” and “War Horse” are all among nominees for the 27th Artios Awards from the Casting Society of America.
The CSA will also hand out its special awards to Whoopi Goldberg, Dick Wolf and CBS senior veep of casting Meg Liberman at the bi-coastal ceremony, held on Sept. 26 in Gotham and L.A.
Movie noms are broken down by budget, with some categories further subdivided as comedies and dramas. Among the bigscreen casting types to receive more than one nom are Francine Maisler (“How Do You Know,” “Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides”), Robin D. Cook (“Red,” “Scott Pilgrim vs. the World”), Nina Gold (“The King’s Speech,” “Barney’s Version”) and Cindy Tolan (“Blue Valentine,” “It’s Kind of a Funny Story”) plus a stage nom for Broadway’s “The Championship Season”).
Gold scored a couple of noms for HBO series “Game of Thrones,” while Maisler was tapped for smallscreen comedy “Mr. Sunshine.” Ellen Lewis got a nom for “Boardwalk Empire” as well as one for pic “Morning Glory.” Julie Tucker and Ross Meyerson nabbed nods for both “The Big C” and “Nurse Jackie.”
Among New York legiters, Jim Carnahan (“Jerusalem,” “Arcadia,” “La Bete,” “Anything Goes,” “Mrs. Warren’s Profession”), Bernard Telsey (“The Normal Heart,” “Catch Me If You Can,” “The Other Place,” “Little Miss Sunshine,” “Leap of Faith”) and James Calleri (“School for Lies,” “The Hallway Trilogy,” “Three Sisters”) were among those with multiple nominations.
Goldberg will receive the New York Apple Award for commitment to the Gotham entertainment industry as part of the New York ceremony, while in L.A. Wolf gets the career achievement award and Liberman takes the Hoyt Bowers Award for contribution to the casting profession.