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."
Delving into the African war machine that turns innocent children into murdering soldiers is not an easy topic to digest, despite expert direction and a pair of steely young actors.
As part of the SAG Foundation and Backstage Indie Spirit Award nominees series, the stars of Alejandro González Iñárritu’s actorly dark comedy chatted with Annette Insdorff about their philosophies and the challenges of shooting 12-minute scenes.
John Cooper, director of the Sundance Film Festival since 2009 and part of the Sundance programming team for more than 20 years, explains how actors and filmmakers can make the most of it.
Kasi Lemmons talks about the unconventional path that led her to directing and her latest film the inspirational holiday feature, "Black Nativity."
Mary Elizabeth Winstead makes a stunning turn in “Smashed,” hitting theaters Oct. 12 after acclaimed runs at the Sundance and Toronto Film Festivals.
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.
Max Berlinger praises the Greatest Actress of All Time—but for her turn as the shrewish, vain Madeline Ashton in Robert Zemeckis’ black comedy.
Selena Mars is just one of many actors cast through Backstage!
Gabriel Mann, who can be see on ABC's "Revenge," calls Naomi Watts' performance "brilliant" in "Mulholland Drive."