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Jan 19, 2021

Actors Talk Improv

The world of improv is an exciting, unpredictable place to inhabit as an actor. In fact, those who thrive in it can stand out in commercial work. Although improvisation insists that actors stay in the moment and give honest, relatable… Read More

Jan 19, 2021

Ethan Hawke on How His Early Failures Helped His Career

At just 14 years old, Ethan Hawke’s acting career began when he starred in the big-budget Hollywood movie Explorers. The film may have bombed at the box office but it taught Hawke an important lesson. Now a four-time Academy Award… Read More

Jan 14, 2021

‘Freaky’ Actress Celeste O’Connor: Black Women Are the Blueprint for Every Form of Art

Freaky and Ghostbusters: Afterlife actress Celeste O’Connor is on the rise, representing Black women and women, in general, in the climb up the entertainment ladder. Celeste is a prime example of how one can complete dreams and aspirations while at… Read More

Jan 14, 2021

The New Pilot Season!

Welcome to 2021! With this new year comes a new reality and new opportunities. What should actors expect this pilot season? It’s always been tough to get pilot auditions. This year, getting invited into a casting office may be even… Read More

Jan 12, 2021

Casting Director Shares Self-Tape Advice When Recording at Home

Actors have been putting themselves on tape for years, but I still see many issues as I look through my self-tape submissions. Let’s take a look at some of the more common errors. Backdrop I get that you may have… Read More

Jan 11, 2021

Anya Taylor-Joy Overwhelmed by ‘The Queen’s Gambit’ Popularity

Anya Taylor-Joy is struck by the overwhelming success of The Queen’s Gambit. The 24-year-old star gives a riveting performance in the Netflix series which now rates as the most-watched limited series to date. In fact, The Queen’s Gambit’s viewership is… Read More

Jan 11, 2021

Josh Gad on the Audition that Changed His Life

Josh Gad almost gave up on his acting dreams when The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee on Broadway invited him to audition in 2005. In an interview with Off Camera, the 39-year-old actor recalls the memorable audition and the… Read More

Jan 8, 2021

Words of Wisdom: Audrey Helps Actors

Audrey Moore is a successful working actor and also an enthusiastic podcast host/actor advocate. Her podcast, Audrey Helps Actors, helps actors to get a leg up on the business. There is no pussyfooting around when it comes to Audrey Moore… Read More

Dec 21, 2020

Chadwick Boseman’s Final Role in ‘Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom’ Released on Netflix

Chadwick Boseman’s final on-screen performance in the film Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom was released on Netflix on December 18, giving fans one last glimpse of the beloved star. Directed by George C. Wolfe, it’s based on August Wilson’s 1982 play… Read More

Roberto Benigni attends the screening of 'Happy As Lazzaro (Lazzaro Felice)' during the 71st annual Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals on May 13, 2018 in Cannes, France.
Dec 11, 2020

‘Pinocchio’ to Be Released This Month

The story of Pinocchio is one of the most recognizable and beloved fairy tales of all time. The original children’s novel by Italian author Carlo Collodi was published in 1883, and the misadventures of the animated marionette whose nose grows… Read More

Dec 4, 2020

Warner Bros. Will Hybrid Release Its Entire 2021 Films

Warner Brothers just announced it will release all of its 2021 films in theaters as well as streaming exclusively on HBO Max concurrently. That’s right, Wonder Woman 1984, Dune, In the Heights, The Suicide Squad, Judas and the Black Messiah,… Read More

Nov 23, 2020

‘One Little Finger’ Actress Tamela D’Amico says, ‘Listen to your gut first, then your heart.’

Casting Frontier had a great discussion with actress Tamela D Amico, known for her role in One Little Finger. Read more to learn about how she was cast as ‘Raina’, her journey with all things entertainment and her advice on… Read More

Dec 1, 2020

Instagram Live for Actors – Casting Frontier’s November Roundup

During the COVID-19 pandemic, Casting Frontier has been committed to sharing useful resources, such as our IGTV LIVE Instagram Series, to keep us all connected and informed.  Casting Frontier has interviewed industry professionals ranging from acting coaches, casting directors, agents… Read More

Nov 28, 2020

Underrated, Overlooked, or Misunderstood Christmas Movies

Traditions are important; they keep us grounded in our values, standards, and beliefs, and they are a measure of consistency in a capricious world. The tradition of watching classic Christmas movies is one that is celebrated and upheld throughout the… Read More

Nov 27, 2020

‘The Godfather Coda: The Death of Michael Corleone’ Redux

In the ultimate rom-com You’ve Got Mail, Tom Hanks’ Joe Fox declares, “‘The Godfather’ is the I Ching. ‘The Godfather’ is the sum of all wisdom.” Indeed, for many film aficionados, Godfather’s one and two are gospel. They’re not just… Read More