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A Star Is Found: Our Adventures Casting Some of Hollywood's Biggest Movies, Janet Hirshenson, Jane Jenkins
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Author Name    Janet Hirshenson, Jane Jenkins

Title   A Star Is Found: Our Adventures Casting Some of Hollywood's Biggest Movies

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Used - Good

Publisher    Harcourt November 2006

ISBN Number    0151012342 / 9780151012343

Seller ID   599758

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For anyone who's ever walked out of a movie and said, "That guy was "all" wrong for that part," comes this first-of-its-kind look at how actors are chosen and careers are born. Two of the top casting directors in the business, who most recently cast the new James Bond, "The""Da Vinci Code, " and the summer blockbuster "Poseidon, " offer an insider's tour of their crucial craft--spotting stars in the making--in this lively memoir, full of the kind of backroom detail loved by movie fans and aspiring actors alike. Janet and Jane share the fascinating, funny stories of discovering and casting then-unknown stars like Julia Roberts, Tom Cruise, Leonardo DiCaprio, John Cusack, Matt Damon, Winona Ryder, Jennifer Connelly, Brendan Fraser, Virginia Madsen, Joaquin Phoenix, Meg Ryan, Benicio Del Toro, and the Harry Potter kids. Taking us from the first casting call through head shots, auditions, meetings, and desperate searches to fill a part, they give us behind-the-scenes access to the machinery of star-making. Films Include:
The Da Vinci CodeFriday Night LightsSomething's Gotta GiveA Beautiful MindHarry Potter & the Sorcerer's StoneHow the Grinch Stole ChristmasThe Perfect StormAir Force OneJurassic ParkGhosts of MississippiThe American PresidentMrs. DoubtfireIn the Line of FireLast Action Hero
A Few Good MenHome AloneHookBackdraftMiseryGhostWhen Harry Met SallyLicence to KillMystic PizzaBeetlejuiceThe Princess BrideStand by MeFerris Bueller's Day OffThe Sure ThingDuneBody DoubleRed DawnThe Outsiders

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