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Thu. Jun 4th, 2020

Deadpool, Arrival, Lion Land 2017 Casting Society of America (CSA) Nominations

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The Casting Society of America (CSA) nominations have been announced in multiple film categories for its 32nd Artois Awards and there are a few…interesting category placements, to say the least.

Hell or High Water, which just earned an ACE Eddie nomination in Drama this morning is in Comedy (??) here while Captain Fantastic, which was entered as a Comedy at ACE (but not nominated) is a Drama here. The blurred lines of comedy and drama seem to be getting blurrier and the need for two categories might be less and less necessary.

The Jungle Book, which was over 70% computer animated, wound up in the Animated category alongside Finding Dory, Moana, The Little Prince, and Zootopia.

Even in a group with five categories of film nominees, there were major movies snubbed again (just as they were at ACE): Sully and Florence Foster Jenkins found no love at CAS today. Only one day into guild awards nomination season (post-SAG) and the path is getting clear for some and very difficult for others.

In dual winner ceremonies to be held on January 19th, Joel McHale will emcee the Los Angeles event at the Beverly Hilton Hotel, and Michael Urie will host the New York event at Stage 48 in Hell’s Kitchen. As previously announced, Annette Bening will be honored with the Lynn Stalmaster Award for Career Achievement, and casting director Nina Gold will receive the Hoyt Bowers Award, which will be presented by J.J. Abrams at the L.A. ceremony.  The newly named Marion Dougherty New York Apple Award will go toThe Public Theater at the N.Y. ceremony.

Here is the full list of nominations from the Casting Society of America:

BIG BUDGET – COMEDY
Deadpool — Ronna Kress, Jennifer Page (Location Casting), Corinne Clark (Location Casting)
Hail, Caesar! — Ellen Chenoweth, Susanne Scheel (Associate)
La La Land — Deborah Aquila, Tricia Wood
Rules Don’t Apply — David Rubin, Melissa Pryor (Associate)
Whiskey Tango Foxtrot — Bernard Telsey, Tiffany Little Canfield, Jo Edna Boldin (Location Casting), Conrad Woolfe (Associate), Marie A.K. McMaster (Associate)

BIG BUDGET – DRAMA
Arrival — Francine Maisler, Lucie Robitaille (Location Casting)
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them — Fiona Weir, Jim Carnahan (Location Casting)
Hidden Figures — Victoria Thomas, Jackie Burch (Location Casting), Bonnie Grisan (Associate)
Nocturnal Animals — Francine Maisler
The Girl on the Train — Kerry Barden, Paul Schnee, Joey Montenarello (Associate), Adam Richards (Associate)

STUDIO OR INDEPENDENT – COMEDY
20th Century Women — Laura Rosenthal, Mark Bennett
Bad Moms — Cathy Sandrich Gelfond, Meagan Lewis (Location Casting)
Café Society — Juliet Taylor, Patricia DiCerto, Meghan Rafferty (Associate)
Hell or High Water — Richard Hicks, Jo Edna Boldin, Chris Redondo (Associate), Marie A.K. McMaster (Associate)
The Edge of Seventeen — Melissa Kostenbauder, Coreen Mayrs (Location Casting), Heike Brandstatter (Location Casting)

STUDIO OR INDEPENDENT – DRAMA
Captain Fantastic — Jeanne McCarthy, Angelique Midthunder (Location Casting), Amey Rene (Location Casting)
Jackie — Mary Vernieu, Lindsay Graham, Jessica Kelly (Location Casting)
Lion — Kirsty McGregor
Loving — Francine Maisler, Erica Arvold (Location Casting), Anne N. Chapman (Location Casting), Michelle Kelly (Associate)
Manchester By the Sea — Douglas Aibel, Carolyn Pickman (Location Casting), Henry Russell Bergstein (Associate)

LOW BUDGET – COMEDY OR DRAMA
Christine — Douglas Aibel, Stephanie Holbrook, Tracy Kilpatrick (Location Casting), Blair Foster (Associate)
Goat — Susan Shopmaker, D. Lynn Meyers (Location Casting)
Hello, My Name is Doris — Sunday Boling, Meg Morman
Moonlight — Yesi Ramirez
White Girl — Jessica Daniels

ANIMATION
Finding Dory — Kevin Reher, Natalie Lyon
Moana — Jamie Sparer Roberts, Rachel Sutton (Location Casting)
The Jungle Book — Sarah Halley Finn, Tamara Hunter (Associate)
The Little Prince — Sarah Halley Finn, Tamara Hunter (Associate)
Zootopia — Jamie Sparer Roberts

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