Johnny Depp and producer Jerry Bruckheimer have spoken out for the first time since mega-budget Western “The Lone Ranger” crumbled at the global box office, blaming U.S. critics for one of the…
Spike Lee has cast British actress Zaraah Abrahams as the female lead in his Kickstarter-funded film. The filmmaker disclosed he had discovered Abrahams while watching “Black Girl in Paris,” a short…
Winter The Dolphin and the rest of 2011’s “Dolphin Tale” cast will return for Alcon Entertainment’s sequel, with shooting starting in October. Harry Connick Jr., Morgan Freeman, Kris Kristofferson…
After going through several hoops to get the adaptation of the Broadway musical “Jersey Boys” off the ground, Graham King and Warner Bros. look as if they are getting closer to a start date. Broadway…
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…
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.
Julien’s Auctions has called off the planned auction of more than 50 videotapes of auditions by actors Brad Pitt, Leonardo DiCaprio, Nicole Kidman and Sandra Bullock. The auction house ditched the…
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.