Casting is 65 percent of directing.
Are you casting asparagus on my cooking?
Cautious, careful people, always casting about to preserve their reputations... can never effect a reform.
I did a play I think my first six months on the show, called Bullpen. Then I got involved with Theater Forty and did this play called Plastic which is about two male models coming to a casting call.
Disney has the best casting. If he doesn't like an actor he just tears him up.
This is a work of fiction. All the characters in it, human and otherwise, are imaginary, excepting only certain of the fairy folk, whom it might be unwise to offend by casting doubts on their existence. Or lack thereof.
As I've always said, preproduction is so important. When you cast the actors, you've done much of the work. Now, you may need to guide them a little, take it up or down, have them go faster or slower, but the casting process is crucial.
I can't even begin to tell you how many casting couches I was attacked on. Not just by casting people, but by stars.
If you believe that God put you here to act, then you have to be different. Go into casting offices, with something other girls don't have
Let's put it this way, when I was casting, I cast Viggo first and then found someone who could play his wife, rather than the other way around. So for me he's still the lead character.
I can honestly, and proudly, say that I never was on the casting couch. Oh, of course there have been advances from certain men in the movie industry, but nothing overwhelming.
No, the type-casting didn't happen until after Star Trek. I don't think that you get typecast until you've been cast!
It's a little like casting out hundreds of fishing lines into the audience. You start getting little bites, then more, then you hook a few, then more. Then you can start reeling them in and that's a loveliest feeling - the whole audience laughing with you.
I always think that a director who knows about the technical side, but cares about the acting performances and casting as well, is ahead of the game.
I didn't really know what I wanted to do, and then I got this call from a casting director in Los Angeles. She remembered me from something years before, and she called my mom wanting me to audition for this thing.
Aaron is not at all what his image might indicate. He's fiercly loyal and a true and total gentleman. He's very shy but has very strong opinions. He's into everything, wardrobe, hair, script, casting.
I realized it wasn't necessary to work in the traditional methods of carving and casting.
I got space from Travis Air Force Base, went back to the Philippine Islands and made it a point to meet the only American casting director in the Philippines. I was off and running.
In actuality, there was casting for the show and it was pretty difficult.
The stuff that I got in trouble for, the casting for The Godfather or the flag scene in Patton, was the stuff that was remembered, and was considered the good work.
I just like to catch fish, I don't care if it weighs half a pound or 10 pounds. But I can't do a lot of casting. I can work a jig or a worm. But not for long, especially if the big ones are biting. Those big bass will make it hurt after a while.
Because of my Marxism, I was not into myths or miracles, whether it was the virgin birth, the physical resurrection or casting out demons from an epileptic.
Casting ethnic characters is a very hard thing to do, but it's important. It's also interesting.
Those who are really in earnest must be willing to be anything or nothing in the world's estimation.
Casting is sort of like looking at paintings. You don't know what you'll like, but you recognize it when you see it.
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