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…
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…
Sony's remake of 'Evil Dead' gets good traction in Friday bow with nearly $12 million, poised for $27 million weekend.
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…
Kate Mara is looking to follow her success on Netflix's "House of Cards" with a Johnny Depp movie, as the actress has joined the cast of Alcon's "Transcendence."
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"…
It is 35 years since casting directors Ros and John Hubbard -- who are being honored tonight with an Oscar Wilde award -- set up their company, Hubbard Casting, and in that time they have emerged as…