What convinced Lange to return to TV for a second season of FX’s “American Horror Story”? The chance to play drunk.
Pilot season is in the final act of casting and closing deals. TV shows are preparing to film and be next season’s hit. Many were cast and many more didn’t even get the chance to show their stuff.
Have online soaps failed? Production halts on “One Life To Live”, “All My Children” could signal death rattle for the format.
The 29th annual Artios Awards celebrated the best casting directors in the business at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles on Monday night. A joint ceremony was also held in New York.
Comedy Central and standup star Schumer put in the work and paid her dues—even handing out comedy fliers to annoyed pedestrians—and now she’s reaping the rewards with “Inside Amy Schumer” and the upcoming Judd Apatow–directed, Schumer-starring “Trainwreck.”
Ronna Kress shares how they assembled a big-screen cast for the small-screen thriller "Extant," which premieres on CBS July 9.
Donna Rosenstein and Kendra Castleberry will cast “Oxygen,” while sci-fi dramas “The Hundred” and “Tomorrow People” and drama “Blink” also announce CDs.
Vanessa Williams finally gets to shine thanks to some Scotch and ill-fated girl talk with Jane, who is starting to question her sanity. And no, the questioning is not related to her roots (though it should be).
“Smash,” “Modern Family,” and three Ryan Murphy shows recognized in TV; “Perks of Being a Wallflower” and “Best Exotic Marigold Hotel” among film noms.
Casting directors Katja Blichfeld and Jessica Daniels have formed the New York-based casting office Blichfeld + Daniels, Backstage has confirmed.