'I think there is still a little bit of mystery about what casting directors do and what part they play in the creative process," says Carrie Audino, casting director for “Mad Men.” "We don't just…
With pilot season winding down, reps are looking to close deals to get their clients attached to upcoming films. Here's how the latest crop of castings are positioned in the Hollywood ecosystem.
Many viewers of unscripted fare find themselves asking about a show's wild characters, “Where do they find these people?” The casting process for reality TV can be as simple as spotting a viral…
The wave of social intelligence that's transforming the marketing of Hollywood movies has yet to spill much into the creative process -- with the exception of casting, which right now has better…
A tribute to the late pioneering casting director Marion Dougherty and, in the bargain, a full-throated appeal for the Acad to finally recognize casting as an official Oscar category, "Casting By"…
With the end finally starting to come into view for broadcast TV pilot casting, Minnie Driver, Judd Hirsch, David Krumholtz, Lucy Liu, Hayden Panettiere, Matthew Perry, Jamie Lynn Sigler, Jordana…
Credit Republican strategist Steve Schmidt with the idea. Discussing Herman Cain's faltering candidacy on MSNBC -- before the "Cain train" officially screeched to a halt -- he suggested the…
We've all seen it: the billboard touting a new TV show with a diverse cast of characters - Latino, African-American, Asian, white and so on. But this all-inclusive rainbow casting doesn't always…
Casting director Shari Rhodes died Dec. 20 in Santa Fe, NM after a long battle with breast cancer. She was 71.
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