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Casting Director Craig Campobasso

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Craig Campobasso, Casting Director

A 27-year casting veteran, Craig Campobasso has close to 50 films under his belt, including "Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow" (additional casting) and "Redline." Craig was nominated for an Emmy for casting David E. Kelly's "Picket Fences."

Craig was born in Sun Valley, Calif. Just out of high school, while attending acting school, he worked behind the scenes with writer-director David Lynch and producer Raffaella De Laurentiis on "Dune." The production of "Dune" lasted for four years, during which time Craig also worked on "Conan: The Destroyer." Craig apprenticed as a casting associate on Steven Spielberg's "Amazing Stories."

Craig recently completed casting "My Life: Untitled" starring Jesse Johnson ("Redline") and Rachel Hunter; "Magic Man," a thriller starring Billy Zane, Robert Davi, Armand Assante, and Bai Ling; "Pizza With Bullets" starring Vincent Pastore ("The Sopranos") and Talia Shire ("The Godfather" and "Rocky" movies); and "The Perfect Host," starring David Hyde Pierce and Clayne Crawford.

He is currently casting "In Our Time," a contemporary version of the life of Jesus; "Bennie & Gene," a musical about Benny Goodman and Gene Krupa; and "In Love, In Death," an Italian drama. He is also prepping "Awakeners," a paranormal thriller.

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