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    12 Memorable Child Actor Performances in Film

    Some film performances are so great, they make you jealous. This may be particularly true when the performance in question comes from an actor who hasn’t even hit puberty yet. Here are 12 astonishing performances from the smallest actors on the biggest screens.

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    Two Film Comedies Land Casting Directors

    Terri Taylor will cast the horror comedy "Cooties" starring Elijah Wood, while Rachel Tenner will cast "Brother from Another Mother," from the writer/director of "I Love You, Man."

  • Interview

    Horror Film Acting Rises From the Dead

    Long seen as the genre where good acting goes to die, horror is now getting a facelift thanks to production company SpectreVision, founded by Elijah Wood, Daniel Noah, and Josh C. Waller. Backstage chats with the three about their latest project “Cooties” and what they hope to do for genre ...

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    1 BBC America Star on the Importance of Being a Self-Starter

    Hannah Marks can next be seen with Elijah Wood in Max Landis’ adventurous BBC America series, “Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency.” She speaks with Backstage about playing Amanda, a woman with a rare and bizarre disease.

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    7 Genre Filmmakers Offer Actors Their Best On-Set Advice

    We chat with seven of horror’s top filmmakers, including Elijah Wood and Ana Lily Amirpour, about how actors should approach auditioning and being on set.