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…
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Bill Dance is staying close to home these days, but not by choice. The growing trend of shooting outside Los Angeles has kept him there.
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…
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As summer trips go, "Siberia" isn't a bad idea, but the series already appears to be a victim of seriously bad timing — sentenced to the scheduling equivalent of you-know-where, what with CBS' "Under…
Veteran casting director Fran Bascom, who worked on shows including “Days of Our Lives,” “Designing Women” and “Evening Shade,” died June 2 in Burbank, Calif. Her age and cause of death were not…
'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…
Jon Cowan has signed a two-year overall deal with Twentieth Century Fox TV. Deal with the “Crossing Jordan” and “Private Practice” alum includes a blind script deal with Fox that will lead into his…
What would Ari Gold — Jeremy Piven's fast-talking huckster of an agent in "Entourage" — have done for a living in 1908? PBS seemingly asks and answers the question by casting Piven as "Mr…
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.
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.