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Beauty and the Beast Breaks Records

Disney’s Beauty and the Beast opened this past weekend with nearly $174M in ticket sales, breaking quite a few box office records. Congratulations to Lucy Bevan, the casting director on this film, along with the entire casting team. With casting teams in London, New York and Los Angeles, Cast It enables them to collaborate, review and share actor ideas, demo reels and audition videos that ultimately are presented within the system to the filmmakers and studio execs.

Kong: Skull Island Opens With a Roar

Kong: Skull Island opened in the top spot this past weekend as the #1 grossing movie. Congratulations to Sarah Finn, the casting director on the film, and to the entire casting team. Cast It was used throughout the casting process as the main online hub for managing cast lists, actor profiles, demo reels, self tapes and audition videos. The project and the casting materials were then shared with the filmmakers and studio executives to review and to provide feedback to the casting team.

Logan Tears Apart Weekend Box Office

March 7, 2017 Cast It, Cast It Talent, News, Technology Comments Off on Logan Tears Apart Weekend Box Office

Logan opened in the top spot for the weekend box office at $88.3M from 4,071 theaters in North America. Congratulations to Lisa Beach and Sarah Katzman, the casting directors on the film, and to the entire casting team. Cast It was used throughout the casting process, from early list generation and actor searches, to final actor approvals on audition videos. Over 8 different casting offices were enlisted to perform actor searches for a variety of roles, all using Cast It to contact actors and to provide a secure uploading mechanism for the casting teams to receive self-taped audition videos within the project.

 

And the Oscar Goes To

March 1, 2017 Cast It, News, Technology Comments Off on And the Oscar Goes To

The Oscar Award for Best Picture this past Sunday night went to Moonlight, directed by Barry Jenkins. Congratulations to the filmmakers, and especially to Yesi Ramirez, the casting director. Yesi used Cast It throughout the casting process to manage cast lists, actors, self tapes and audition videos, and to share that material with the director and the rest of the filmmakers. Way to go Yesi!

Get Out Opens This Weekend

February 24, 2017 Cast It, Cast It Talent, News, Technology Comments Off on Get Out Opens This Weekend

The new Blumhouse Productions feature film, Get Out, opens this weekend. Congratulations to Terri Taylor, the casting director on this film, and to the entire casting team. Cast It was used throughout the casting process as the casting team uploaded actors, auditions and self taped auditions for the director and the filmmakers to review.

Hidden Figures Continues Strong Run

January 25, 2017 Cast It, Cast It Talent, News, Technology Comments Off on Hidden Figures Continues Strong Run

Hidden Figures continued its strong performance at the box office in into late January. Congratulations to Victoria Thomas, the casting director on the film, and to the entire casting team. With casting teams in Los Angeles and on location in Georgia, Cast It enabled them to upload actors and video and to organize and collaborate on roles and actor choices. That material was then shared with the filmmakers and the studio executives for review and approvals. Cast It would also like to congratulate the filmmakers on their 3 Oscar nominations, including Best Picture.

Ryan Gosling Talks Cast it

September 21, 2016 Cast It, News, Technology Comments Off on Ryan Gosling Talks Cast it

Ryan spends a few minutes with Variety to talk about his experience with Cast It.

8 of 10 Again on Cast It

August 9, 2016 Cast It, News, Technology Comments Off on 8 of 10 Again on Cast It

bourne_smlEight of the top ten grossing movies from the past weekend used Cast It throughout their casting process. Thank you to all of the casting directors, directors, producers and studio executives who choose Cast It as their primary secured online casting platform!

Tarzan Captures #2 While Cast It Captures 7

July 5, 2016 Cast It, Cast It Talent, News, Technology Comments Off on Tarzan Captures #2 While Cast It Captures 7

tarzan_smlThe Legend of Tarzan opened this past weekend, capturing the #2 spot for top grossing movie. Congratulations to Lucy Bevan and Susie Figgis, the casting directors on the film, and to the entire casting team. Cast It was used throughout the casting process, with casting teams in Los Angeles, London and South Africa, uploading and organizing roles, actors and actor videos for the filmmakers and studio execs to review.

And meanwhile, over the past two weekends, Cast It was used on 7 of the top 10 grossing movies. Thank you again to everyone who chooses Cast It!

And then 9 of 10

June 21, 2016 Cast It, Cast It Talent, News, Technology Comments Off on And then 9 of 10

cent-intelligence-sml9 of the top 10 grossing films from the past weekend used Cast It throughout the casting process. Our secure online casting platform is clearly the preferred system for big studio features as well as indie movies. Thank you to all of the casting directors and studio casting departments that insist on using Cast It!

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- Over 700 casting offices worldwide ready to upload
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CASTING NEWS

New Actor Search for Cornerman

A new feature film project, Cornerman, starring Anthony Hopkins, is launching an actor search powered by Cast It. The casting team is conducting a search for an actor to play a young Mike Tyson. For more information or to send your self-taped audition, please visit: http://castittalent.com/cornerman

Nashville Opens Actor Search

CMT’s series Nashville, is conducting a nationwide search for a 21-26 YEAR OLD AFRICAN AMERICAN MALE MUSICIAN, powered by Cast It Talent. For more information on the search, or to submit your self taped audition: http://www.nashvillecastingsearch.com

Actor Search for Eli Begins

A new feature film called Bag Man, directed by Jonathan and Josh Baker, is searching for actors to play the role of Eli, a 12-13 year old male. For more information, please view the actor search site, powered by Cast It. http://www.bagmancasting.com/

Search For a New Wimpy Kid Begins

The new feature film, Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul, is casting for the two lead characters, Gregg Heffley and Rowley Jefferson. Cast It is powering the open call web site where parents can submit their child’s audition video directly to the casting team for their review. If you …

Hairspray Live Casting Search

Hairspray Live!, NBC’s live event project, is casting for the lead role of Tracy Turnblad. If you would like to submit your self -taped audition, click here for more info: http://www.hairspraylivecasting.com/

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