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Film and TV Casting Directors Reach New Tentative Three-Year Contract Deal

Negotiators for the Teamsters Local 399 and Local 817 have reached a new tentative, three-year deal for casting director members and their associates in New York and L.A. The Hollywood Teamsters, Local 399, announced the deal with the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers (AMPTP) on Wednesday after negotiations ended Tuesday night. Talks for […]

Geoffrey Johnson, Tony-Winning Casting Director, Dies at 91

Tony-winning casting director Geoffrey Johnson died Friday at the age of 91. Johnson died in his sleep of respiratory failure at the Henry J. Carter Specialty Hospital in New York, his rep said. With his business partner Vincent Liff, Johnson helped cast long-running Broadway shows Cats, Les Miserables and The Phantom of the Opera. The […]

ABC’s Alec Baldwin-Kelsey Grammer Comedy Adds Alec Mapa

The comedian will play the third member of a trio of former roommates who reunite later in life.

Annual ABC Discovers Talent Showcase Goes Virtual for First Time (Exclusive)

ABC Talent and Casting will be staging its annual "ABC Discovers" talent showcase online for the first time in its 19-year history amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Joel Kinnaman, Sarah Jones, Michael Dorman Join Apple Space Drama From Ron Moore

Apple has cast Joel Kinnaman, Sarah Jones and Michael Dorman in a drama that will explore what might have happened if the space race never ended.

‘Bull’ Adds MacKenzie Meehan in Season 3 Role (Exclusive)

'Vinyl' actress MacKenzie Meehan will join the ensemble of CBS' 'Bull' in the wake of Annabelle Attanasio's departure.

DC Universe’s ‘Doom Patrol’ Finds Its Cyborg

'The First Purge' actor Joivan Wade will play Victor Stone in the upcoming DC Universe streaming series 'Doom Patrol.'

‘Westworld’s’ Rodrigo Santoro Joins Hulu Pilot ‘Reprisal’ (Exclusive)

'Westworld' actor Rodrigo Santoro will play the leader of a gang of gearheads in Hulu's drama pilot 'Reprisal.'

‘First Wives Club’ Casts Michelle Buteau, Jill Scott in Lead Roles

Paramount Network's reboot of 'First Wives Club' has cast two of the three central roles with singer-actor Jill Scott and comedian Michelle Buteau.

NBC’s ‘I Feel Bad’ Ups Brian George, Madhur Jaffrey (Exclusive)

NBC's first-year comedy 'I Feel Bad' has made Brian George and Madhur Jaffrey series regulars as star Sarayu Blue's parents.

‘Supergirl’ Elects Brent Spiner to Recurring Season 4 Role

'Star Trek' actor Brent Spiner has joined the cast of 'Supergirl' for season four, playing the recurring part of the vice president.

Amazon Pilot ‘The Wilds’ Cast Its First 4 Castaways (Exclusive)

'Snowfall' and 'Bold and the Beautiful' actor Reign Edwards is among the first four regulars cast in Amazon's YA drama pilot 'The Wilds.'