Casting directors and their peers gathered Sept. 9 to toast the Emmy nominees, while also poking plenty of fun and sharing some inside stories. Nominees Carmen Cuba ("Behind the Candelabra"), Eric…
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences continues to rethink its long-entrenched policies, creating a branch for casting directors. Many have been asking for this change for decades, and it…
And so it begins. Bleedingcoolnews.com has leaked a casting breakdown for J.J. Abrams’ “Star Wars: Episode VII.” Seven key roles will be cast, including a young man in his early-to-mid 20s, two…
'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…
Hollywood and New York casting directors and associates have ratified a three-year deal with the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers, a week before their current contract expires.
Hollywood and New York casting directors and associates have reached a tentative three-year deal with the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers, less than a month before their current…
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"…
Hollywood's casting directors have set contract negotiations with production companies for three days beginning Sept. 5, less than a month before their current contract expires.
It was a baby who convinced Tracy "Twinkie" Byrd that she wanted to become a casting director.
Each season "The Bachelor" casting director Lacey Pemberton fields thousands of inquiries from enthusiastic single women angling to find true love with the reality show's leading man.
Casting directors and the congloms have reached a tentative agreement on a successor contract, a month before the expiration of the current three-year deal.