Tag Archives: After

'The Jungle Book' tween star Neel Sethi getting used to fame after being

'The Jungle Book' tween star Neel Sethi getting used to fame after being
So when my dance teacher told my parents about (the casting call), I auditioned and they liked me." And that's how a star was born. … But the casting process that was so easy for Sethi was anything but for the filmmakers. Before our hero nailed his …
Read more on New York Daily News

After Prominent Casting Director Is Dismissed, Dueling Petitions Circulate in

After Prominent Casting Director Is Dismissed, Dueling Petitions Circulate in
Actor Josh Allen Goldman noted that David “will call you in through meeting at these workshops and open doors for you that no one else will!” Observed actor Spencer Kramber, “Scott cast me in my first primetime role when I had no credits or …
Read more on Hollywood Reporter

'Gods Of Egypt' Director Calls Critics “Diseased Vultures” After Abysmal

'Gods Of Egypt' Director Calls Critics “Diseased Vultures” After Abysmal
Appearing to be your typical, action-driven blockbuster in trailers, the film was heavily criticized for having a very, very white cast, despite taking play in the mythos of ancient Egypt. In his Facebook post, Alex Proyas blamed political correctness …
Read more on 93XRT Radio

40 years after making Oscars history, Birmingham's Louise Fletcher reflects on

40 years after making Oscars history, Birmingham's Louise Fletcher reflects on
More importantly, director Milos Forman turned to “Thieves Like Us” when casting “Cuckoo's Nest,” based on Ken Kesey's book about life in an insane asylum. “He was watching it to look at Shelley Duvall to play one of the … “It was in Chicago, and it …
Read more on Alabama NewsCenter

Minnesota Nice TV show "in jeopardy" after "tall white woman" issue

Minnesota Nice TV show "in jeopardy" after "tall white woman" issue
Since yesterday, representatives with the local Fox channel have deferred comment to a national spokesperson based in New York. Calls and emails for explanation have turned up nothing. The Fox corporate rep has yet to confirm or deny that the station …
Read more on City Pages