For "Out of the Furnace," Scott Cooper and Casting Director Ronna Kress had many discussions about exactly the type of actors they wanted to cast.
A fractured fairy tale update turns the title siblings (played by Jeremy Renner and Gemma Arterton) into revenge-seeking killers. It sinks far below the lowest expectations.
The crowd-pleasing “Silver Linings Playbook” took the top award at the Toronto International Film Festival on Sunday, closing the 37th edition world-renowned festival after 11 days and more 300 movies.
Sam Rockwell graces our cover this week, and he chats with Backstage about his roles in the upcoming "Trust Me", "Laggies" and "Better Living Through Chemistry."
The "Pretty Little Liars" actor, at SXSW with the S&M relationship drama "Kelly + Victor," discusses why his different take on the script won him the role.
The "Mad Men" star on playing Harry Crane, premiering "Fairhaven" and "The Giant Mechanical Man" at Tribeca, and using costumes to get into character.
The HFPA introduced its new board of directors and presented more than $1.2 million in grants to 40 non-profits and cultural institutions.
Gaining critical exposure is more difficult for female actors and directors, according to a new report by the Center for the Study of Women in Television and Film at San Diego State University.
Last year saw a dramatic drop in some genres of television production in Los Angeles, according to FilmL.A.
After casting big budget films for Disney for years, Ross was excited to have more creative freedom—and the chance to bring back actors with whom she'd previously worked, calling casting directors "the number one ally to all actors."