French Exit stars Michelle Pfeiffer as widowed New York City socialite Frances Price who relocates to France with her son Malcolm (Lucas Hedges) and their cat after her financial fortune dwindles down to nothing. There, she is forced to reckon with her past while... READ
The upcoming Oscars will be notable for many reasons, including the fact that for the first time in the award show’s history, more than one female filmmaker has made it onto the list of Best Director nominees in the same year. Considering that only five women have... READ
Welcome to our latest series at Casting Networks: Filmmaker Spotlight. No matter what area of the industry in which you find yourself, it’s always a good idea to maintain a working knowledge of filmmakers, whether they be established or up-and-coming. We’re here to... READ
In “normal” times, being a working actor is a tough but gratifying gig. The days can be long, the work emotionally taxing. And yet, most actors would do it all day, every day, if given the chance. Then came COVID-19 – a pandemic plot twist most apocalypse film... READ
For this installment of A Day in the Life, we’re featuring boom operator Whitney Worthen. She’s known for her work on theatrical projects such as Cookie, Something to Fight 4 and Dramarama. Worthen has also performed the role of boom operator on commercials for... READ
Actors Tamara Bass (Baby Boy) and Meagan Good (Think Like a Man) first met when they were 16 and 19 years old, respectively, at a commercial audition in the late ’90s, and have been friends ever since. As adults, Bass and Good formed Krazy Actress Productions to make... READ
Casting Networks® caught up with Evan V. Washington, key/PA and producer of “For Evan’s Sake,” on his recent experience working on set during the COVID-19 pandemic. Evan has worked since March on numerous sets, from awards ceremonies to commercials, and has had his... READ
Producers Michael Angelo Covino and Kyle Marvin are longtime friends and indie producers behind award-winning films such as Kicks and Hunter Gatherer. Now, with their new comedy feature, The Climb — released theatrically and VOD on November 13 — they are on the verge... READ
For this installment of Getting Back to Filming, we’re featuring an actor currently shooting in a production location that hasn’t yet been covered by the series. Jonathan Roumie is known for his work on shows like Chicago Med, The Mindy Project, and Ballers, and now... READ
Actress Claudia Maree Mailer wasn’t about to let the pandemic get in the way of the release of her indie thriller DieRy, which marks the 26-year-old’s first lead role in a film. DieRy, shot before the pandemic, sees Mailer playing a young woman whose diary is stolen,... READ
Iman Benson (Alexa & Katie), Larsen Thompson (Boléro) William B. Davis (The X-Files), Crystal Balint (The Bletchley Circle: San Francisco) and Patricia Drake (The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants) have joined the cast of Netflix’s The Midnight Club, a 10-episode horror series from Mike Flanagan and Leah Fong.
Effective immediately, she will now oversee casting for 20th Century Fox, Fox 21 Television Studios, ABC Studios, FX and FX Productions, and will helm casting of all TV series and pilots, plucking talent for holding deals and spearheading casting and talent strategy.
Five days after The Hollywood Reporter published an exposé of mega-producer Scott Rudin's alleged workplace misconduct, performers' unions SAG-AFTRA, Actors Equity and the American Federation of Musicians Local 802 have condemned illegal harassment and harassment that creates a toxic work environment for entertainment employees.