As states like New York, North Carolina, and Oregon strengthen their tax incentives for local film and TV production, actors may be tempted to leave L.A. for good.
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."
“Gangster Squad,” whose claim to have been inspired by a true story is based solely on there once being a mobster named Mickey Cohen in Los Angeles, wastes a top-notch cast, including Josh Brolin, Ryan Gosling, and Emma Stone.
Backstage Senior Editor Mark Peikert on why Neal's portrayal of Alma might be one of the finest film performances ever.
Stacy Lambe makes the argument that Posey’s comedic turn as shrill actress Jennifer Jolie in “Scream 3” is the best of the indie queen’s attempts to infiltrate the mainstream.
When director Tom Hooper was looking to cast his Jean Valjean in “Les Misérables,” he quickly realized only one man could pull off the physicality, the dramatics, and the singing.
In the video below, Tracy Letts shares where he found the inspiration for "Killer Joe" which became the film starring Matthew McConaughey.
Gabriel Mann, who can be see on ABC's "Revenge," calls Naomi Watts' performance "brilliant" in "Mulholland Drive."
Mary Elizabeth Winstead makes a stunning turn in “Smashed,” hitting theaters Oct. 12 after acclaimed runs at the Sundance and Toronto Film Festivals.
Casting Director Tracy Byrd was blown away by "Fruitvale Station" star Michael B. Jordan, and knew she had to find the perfect team of actors to perform alongside him.