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casting director Syllabification: cast·ing di·rec·tor
Pronunciation: /ˈkastiNG dəˈrektər/ /dīˈrektər/

Definition of casting director in English:


The person responsible for assigning roles in a movie, play, or other production.
Example sentences
  • The fact that he's working with an exceptional cast mitigates his seeming ineffectualness, but I wonder if he's not a better casting director than theatrical director.
  • It's a nightmare role for casting directors and actors, because nobody can possibly live up to the ideal.
  • It's funny how some actors suggest themselves to casting directors for certain roles.
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