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ka sting

  • n  object formed by a mold
  • n  the act of creating something by casting it in a mold
  • n  the act of throwing a fishing line out over the water by means of a rod and reel
  • n  the choice of actors to play particular roles in a play or movie
  • v  put or send forth
  • v  deposit
  • v  select to play,sing, or dance a part in a play, movie, musical, opera, or ballet
  • v  throw forcefully
  • v  assign the roles of (a movie or a play) to actors
  • v  move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment
  • v  form by pouring (e.g., wax or hot metal) into a cast or mold
  • v  get rid of
  • v  choose at random
  • v  formulate in a particular style or language
  • v  eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth

  • Deena Katz, longtime casting director of ABC's reality hit Dancing with the Stars (DWTS), is used to rejection.
  • I suppose I'm stretching the definition of "stunt-casting" here, as it only qualifies as a stunt to those who know the guy being cast, but for a handful of us, this is awesome .
  • In 1925, Tsar Will Hays asked the Russell Sage Foundation to investigate Hollywood casting agencies.
News & Articles


  • Vice President Dick Cheney in CNN
    This year, of course, I'm not on the ballot, so I am here ...... not to vote for me, but I want to join daughter Liz, who is with me today, join us in casting ...... our ballots for John McCain and Sarah Palin,Cheney said.
  • Dustin Hoffman in Worcester Telegram
    I thank you for casting this short, 29-year-old unknown actor with a prominent nose,Hoffman told Nichols.
  • Patrick Leahy in International Herald Tribune
    The truth is that casting aside the time-honored protection of habeas corpus makes us more vulnerable as a nation because it leads us away from our core American values,said Senator Patrick Leahy, Democrat of Vermont.

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