Casting director John Papsidera explains the art and intricacy of his close collaboration with writer-director Christopher Nolan, what led to casting Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, and Jessica Chastain, and how he finds child actors.
Two days after Hulu expanded its partnership with Viacom, the streaming service announced a 10-episode order for Jason Reitman’s “Casual."
The sequel to “Alice in Wonderland” has a casting director attached, Backstage has learned.
Barbara Fiorentino will cast "Heat," a remake of the 1986 film starring Burt Reynolds, with Jason Statham, while John Papsidera will cast A&E drama pilot "Occult."
ABC Family pilots "Socio" and "The Fosters" will mostly be cast out of L.A. by John Papsidera and Scott Genkinger, respectively.