The casting director speaks on working with helmer Bennett Miller to cast Mark Ruffalo, Channing Tatum, and Carell, as well as supporting actors in the wrestling world, for the film based on the true story about the Olympic wrestling Schultz brothers and multimillionaire John du Pont.
From “Still Alice” to “Boyhood” and “Foxcatcher,” here are the smaller movies that nevertheless boasted big, powerful casts this year—proving that an actor is only as good as his or her support.
As real-life Olympic wrestler Dave Schultz in Bennett Miller’s Cannes-winning film, Ruffalo undergoes a startling transformation that ties into his current fascination with the way physicalization reveals our inner selves.
The Emmy nominee sat down for the SAG Foundation and Backstage Conversations series to talk about his history as an actor and what he did to get into the character of Felix Turner.
Emmy nominee Alfred Molina tells us about what he focused on to humanize his character Ben in “The Normal Heart”, his first encounter with the story, and who he thinks will take the Emmy for outstanding supporting actor in a TV miniseries or movie.
Writer-Director John Carney is at it again with his new film, starring Mark Ruffalo and Keira Knightley as a record exec and a weary singer-songwriter.
The casting director cut her teeth at New York's Ensemble Studio Theatre, with actor Mark Ruffalo, before becoming one of the top CDs in Hollywood.