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Dec 9, 2019

2020 Golden Globes Nominations Overlook Notable Female Directors

Nominations for the 77th Annual Golden Globe Awards were announced live from Los Angeles on December 9th. And although this year saw a notable increase in female-directed films as well as a record number of hit movies that were directed by… Read More

Dec 9, 2019

Peloton Commercial Actors Respond to the Ad’s Backlash

It’s always fantastic news when commercial actors hear they’ve landed a gig, especially when it’s a national job, right? Well, occasionally a commercial role can stir up so much controversy, the starring actors’ end up being associated with the backlash,… Read More

Dec 7, 2019

Al Pacino Explains Why Acting Makes You Freer

In a recent Variety Uncovered interview, the great Al Pacino waxed poetic on the craft of acting as well as the liberating nature of playing a film or theatrical role. Looking straight gangster in a silk suit and unbuttoned black… Read More

Dec 5, 2019

Legendary Voice Actor Tom Kenny Talks SpongeBob 

At Casting Frontier, our mission is to empower actors everywhere to expand their horizons and build their careers by offering a simple, no-nonsense portal to apply for real casting calls and auditions right from your computer. But beyond connecting actors… Read More

Dec 1, 2019

Tom Hanks on His Panic to Slow Down Enough to Portray Fred Rogers

Academy Award-winning actor Tom Hanks is known for both his comedic and dramatic roles in many revered Hollywood films including Big, You’ve Got Mail, Philadelphia, Forrest Gump, Saving Private Ryan, Cast Away, and Sully. And now, he can add a… Read More

Nov 23, 2019

‘Charlie’s Angels’ Reboot Struggles at the Box Office

Despite a rather ambitious marketing push, including a music video—with Lana Del Rey, Ariana Grande, and Miley Cyrus—for the new girl-power Charlie’s Angels reboot, the film failed to perform at the box office, and in fact, appears to have bombed… Read More

Netflix Documentary ‘Game Changers’ Advocates a Plant-Based Diet
Nov 18, 2019

Netflix Documentary ‘Game Changers’ Advocates a Plant-Based Diet

It takes a tremendous amount of focus, grit, intelligence, clarity, and energy to become a working actor. After all, the hustle in Hollywood is nonstop: work out in the morning, audition at any number of locations throughout the day, hit… Read More

Introducing Zack Gottsagen: Star of ‘The Peanut Butter Falcon’ and Actor with Down Syndrome
Nov 17, 2019

Introducing Zack Gottsagen: Star of ‘The Peanut Butter Falcon’ and Actor with Down Syndrome

Move over Hollywood; there’s a new actor in town—one who exhibits contagious optimism, gives fresh and unpredictable performances, is eccentric to boot … and he has Down syndrome. Meet Zack Gottsagen, star of the heart-warming, crowd-pleasing indie The Peanut Butter… Read More

Actors Who Were in the Military
Nov 12, 2019

Actors Who Were in the Military

Many famous actors served in the military before transitioning to stage and screen. What did they take from the military experience and how did it inform their acting? Here are four actors whose military paths differed greatly, but still their… Read More

James Dean
Nov 10, 2019

Outcry After James Dean Is Cast in an Indie… 64 Years After His Death

It’s fair to say that actors are used to sought-after roles going to famous movie stars, but it’s probably a surprise to hear about a desirable part going to an iconic star who’s been deceased for over six decades. Talk… Read More

Nov 4, 2019

Lance Reddick on the Injury that Led to a Career in Acting

Actor Lance Reddick is best known for his roles in The Wire, Fringe, and the John Wick trilogy. But early on, his goal was to become a working musician—not an actor. In this Off Camera interview, Reddick recalls the debilitating… Read More

Oct 29, 2019

‘Chinatown’ Producer Robert Evans Dies at 89

The iconic Hollywood producer Robert Evans died Saturday night in Beverly Hills at the age of 89; no other details were immediately provided about his passing. Evans was the former Paramount Pictures production chief who oversaw a string of commercially… Read More

Oct 25, 2019

Cory Charron| Actor, Influencer, Battle Rapper |’The Curve’ Episode 27 (Part 2)

On Casting Frontier’s 27th episode of The Curve, Burgandi and Govind are back for Part 2 of their interview with Canadian actor, influencer, and epic battle rapper Corey Charron. Charron shares how he followed his passion to rap and, in… Read More

Oct 18, 2019

Continuity Issues with ‘El Camino’ – SPOILER ALERT!

In the final episode of Breaking Bad we saw the newly liberated Jesse Pinkman barreling down the road to nowhere in a badass El Camino screaming his bloody head off. El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie, written and directed by… Read More

Oct 14, 2019

Goodbye to Oscar-Nominated Actor Robert Forster

The prolific and charismatic character actor Robert Forster passed away on Friday at his Los Angeles home surrounded by family members. After a brave battle with brain cancer, he died at the age of 78. Forster received critical acclaim for… Read More