casting couch

Female Actors Fight Back: “Some Lady Parts” Tumblr Documents Sexist Casting Calls

Actor Katrina Day has collected a series of sexist casting breakdowns for her not-haha-funny new Tumblr Some Lady Parts. Some of these notices read like Craigslist personal ads: “Seeking: Hot…

Leah Prinzivalli | November 7, 2014 - 12:00 pm

Sienna Miller Describes Her Creepy Casting Couch Experience

“[A director] had an actor in to read opposite me. We hadn’t even been introduced. And the director told this guy to start seducing me and kissing my neck while…

Jessica Wakeman | December 17, 2012 - 2:20 pm

Casting Couch: Ashton Kutcher, Ryan Reynolds Coulda Been In “Horrible Bosses”

Over the weekend, “Horrible Bosses” grossed $28 million at the box office. But according to an interview Brett Ratner did with The Hollywood Reporter, in the six years the movie…

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com | July 12, 2011 - 6:00 pm

Casting Couch: Beyonce And Leonardo In “A Star Is Born”? Scarlett Teaming Up With Apatow?

This week, there is so much exciting news from that magical land where stars are cast for movies we won’t get to actually watch for years. First off, Clint Eastwood…

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com | June 30, 2011 - 5:40 pm

5 Things You Should Know About Malin Akerman

I’m a little bit sad for Lindsay Lohan. The producers of the Linda Lovelace biopic “Inferno” decided that they’ve waited long enough for the young starlet to get herself together…

Lindsay A. | November 22, 2010 - 7:00 pm

Gwyneth Paltrow “Knew Better” Than To Lie On The Casting Couch

“Yup. When I was just starting out, someone suggested that we finish a meeting in the bedroom. I left. I was pretty shocked. I could see how someone who didn’t…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 8, 2010 - 12:10 pm

The Women Who Might Be Taking Lindsay Lohan’s Roles

I think when Lindsay Lohan started getting into trouble with the law, no one was particularly concerned and assumed that she would eventually find her way out. But it’s become…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | September 29, 2010 - 11:10 am

We Cast “Mean Girls 2″

If you don’t count “Mean Girls” as one of the best movies of the last decade, then you just weren’t paying enough attention. And now Paramount Famous Productions has given…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | June 14, 2010 - 6:00 pm