Hulu hires first in-house head of casting

Hulu has hired its first in-house head of casting, Barbara Fiorentino, as it continues to build its original programming. Fiorentino, who has owned her casting company since 1999, has been hired as head of talent and casting and will report to VP of originals Beatrice Springborn. The exec will bring with her associate, Terese Classen, […]

Mind the casting gap: directors talk diversity

Casting directors are evolving their methods to pick the right individuals to reflect society, but can they be fully representative if diversity isn’t replicated behind-the-scenes? Kaltrina Bylykbashi reports Casting has been of hot debate in recent years, particularly when it comes to incorporating more diversity. While improved inclusivity in casting is still a work in […]