Who could have predicted that one of the hottest TV shows in America would come from Britain? Casting director Jill Trevellick talks to Backstage about casting "Downton Abbey," which has been nominated for multiple Emmy Awards including six acting nominations.
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.
We chatted with Martha Plimpton on the heels of her third Emmy nomination about life on both coasts, her famous family, and what it takes to cultivate a lifelong career.
Laura Fraser shares her secrets on creating the mysterious character Lydia on the final season of "Breaking Bad" as well as some acting tips she's learned along the way.
See the full list of film and television nominees for the 70th annual Golden Globe Awards, which were announced early this morning.
As pilot season beginning to ramp up, four new comedy projects now have casting directors attached, Backstage has learned. The comedy "About a Boy" for NBC, which has ordered 11 comedy pilots this season, will be cast by North Hollywood-based Cami Patton. The pilot, based on the book by Nick ...
When I arrived in L.A. seven years ago I started from the bottom. I took classes I found in magazine ads or because of suggestions from the mouths of those I barely knew. Then I found Lesly Kahn, known for her work in the sitcom realm.
Joey Lawrence admits L.A. is tough, but it's also the place to be if you want to launch a career on the silver screen.
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.
The comedian, writer, and co-host of MTV’s upcoming “Nikki & Sara Live” shares a list of 10 helpful tips for comics who are looking to get hired as writers for late night shows.