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‘Modern Family’ Casts Openly Transgender Child Actor

Modern Family casts Jackson Millarker, TV's first openly transgender child actor. The producers of Modern Family are making a significant move in terms of casting diversity on their hit award winning TV show. The show will feature...
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Disney Casts the Lead for ‘A Wrinkle in Time’

After holding several open casting calls across the country, Disney has finally decided who will star in the upcoming Ava DuVernay movie A Wrinkle in Time.  A Wrinkle in Time is one of those books we have...
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Petition to NOT Whitewash Disney’s Live-Action ‘Mulan’ Goes Viral

A petition is going viral as fans urge Disney to cast an Asian actress for the role of Mulan in the upcoming live-action remake. Since, the petition started, over 90,000 people have signed. The petition creator...
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‘Saturday Night Live’ Casts Their First Hispanic Latina Member

Saturday Night Live announced on Monday three new cast additions for their 42nd season. SNL decided to cast Mikey Day, Alex Moffat and, the program's first-ever Latina cast member, Melissa Villaseñor. The program featured two male performers...
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20 Most Common Acting Jobs for Background Actors

Here are the most common acting jobs for background extras in TV shows and movies. Background extras are in nearly every TV show, movie or commercial. You may or may not recognize them but, they are...
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STUDY: Women in Movies STILL Speak Less and Strip More

New research into on-screen diversity shows very little to no progress, counting 31% of characters in 2015's biggest movies as female, 26.3 percent non-white and less than 1% LGBT. The study, by the Media, Diversity...

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