I’ve seen many a time when casting had a particular type in mind for a role, and then went in a completely different direction because the actor gave such an extraordinary read, and most of all, brought a uniqueness to the character that they hadn’t seen.
Kelli Berglund thought dancing was her sole passion until the acting bug bit her at age ten. Now starring as bionic teenager Bree on the Disney XD show “Lab Rats,” Berglund has established herself as an actor.
Long before Mo'Nique won the Academy Award for her supporting role in "Precious," casting director Kim Williams gave the comedian her first film role.
British actor Michael Socha brings realism to a fantastical world in "Once Upon a Time in Wonderland." The actor share what he's learned about creating real characters in unbelievable worlds.
Trapper Felides, whose new reality show, “The Next Big Thing: NY,” reveals his formula for success in the entertainment industry.
Alex Newell talks about his controversial role as Wade "Unique" Adams on Fox's "Glee" and his journey from singing in the gospel choir to "The Glee Project."
CSA members Junie Lowry Johnnson, Libby Goldstein, Judy Henderson, Craig Fincannon, Lisa Mae Fincannon, Jennifer Euston, David Rubin, Richard Hicks, Pat Moran, and Kathleen Chopin won 2012 Creative Arts Emmys for casting.
Chris Vance talks to Backstage about storytelling, auditioning, and his two TNT series, "Rizzoli & Isles" which returns Feb. 25 and "Transporter: The Series" which will be coming to TNT in the fall.
Zooey Deschanel, who stars as Jess on "New Girl," shares how following your own path is the key to acting success.
Mindy Kaling directs, writes, and stars in "The Mindy Project," the new Fox comedy about a quirky OB/GYN doctor who is unlucky in love.