In thinking about my experience of loss and recovery, I wanted to relate it to an actor’s experience in losing a role. Below are five rules of recovery.
Zoe Saldana is set to star as Nina Simone in the film, and CD Heidi Levitt is casting an African-American girl to play the iconic jazz singer as a child.
Moms want their kids to follow their passions and find success. They want them to fall in love, be true to themselves, and remember to call their mother at least once every week, and occasionally offer up a big thank you mom!
Pilot season is in the final act of casting and closing deals. TV shows are preparing to film and be next season’s hit. Many were cast and many more didn’t even get the chance to show their stuff.
Everyone is jaded in Hollywood. It goes with the territory, but I think it is important for actors to remember that we too, on the other side of the camera, experience the same shuffle.