While it seems like casting an actor to play a familiar face might be easy, casting directors say the process comes with its own challenges
Director Natasha Kermani talks about the film, working with Brea Grant and what she looks for in when actor auditions and self-tapes.
Stephen Manas has acted in France, India, Tokyo and the Philippines. Each time he’d come back with “more experiences and even better acting skills.”
Ewan McGregor admits that even though he has been acting since the 1990s, he still doubts his abilities before he starts on any project.
Collin Daniel and Brett Greenstein reveal how the series became the biggest casting job of their careers.
Patrick Stewart goes into detail about returning to his role and what’s different about portraying a nearly 100 year-old Picard.
Al Pacino speaks at length on his early theatre years and the role intimidation plays on an actor’s psyche.
What looks great to you may not be what casting directors have in mind. This guide will teach you what looks to go for.
Alfred Molina first worked with Carey Mulligan when he played her father in Mulligan’s breakthrough film role, 2009’s An Education.
Dave Bautista describes why he’s been able to maintain an acting career that is more interesting than the standard “action hero” path.
Gary Oldman on Creating ‘Mank’ and Finding the Right Voice: “The process is still a bit of a mystery”
For Gary Oldman, one of the major steps in figuring out how to portray Mankiewicz was finding the right voice.
Sharon Bialy and Sherry Thomas reveal the reasons behind some of the major casting decisions for the HBO series, Perry Mason.
Amanda Seyfried spoke about getting into character as Marion Davies and how their careers are similar.
Yahya Abdul-Mateen spoke about how he gets into character, The Trial of the Chicago 7 and shares some acting advice.
Elisabeth Moss spoke about directing episodes of The Handmaids Tale and what it was like working with her co-stars in a different capacity.
Evan Peters on His Mysterious ‘WandaVision’ and ‘Mare of Easttown’ Roles: “What can we reveal without revealing too much?”
Evan Peters also talked about the difficulties of balancing two different television roles in a short period of time.
Brian Cox speaks about his entire career, with a strong focus on his dominating role on Succession.
Actor Jesse Plemons spoke about his more recent roles and the unique circumstances surrounding both of them in those movies.
Amanda Seyfried spoke about the career and explains that she has faced many challenges on her way to that Oscar nomination.
Riz Ahmed nearly quit acting before being cast in his breakthrough role in the 2014 film Nightcrawler because he was not making enough money.