the pelican brief

October 27, 2009

Blind Casting Characters

Blind casting is a practice in the film industry of casting for a television show or film without considering the actor or actress’s ethnicity. For example, when originally casting the roles of Grey’s Anatomy, the producers didn’t look for any specific ethnicities, rather they took the best actors or actresses who auditioned and then let them become the role. Can you imagine anyone else playing Cristina or Bailey or Meredith for that matter? Blind Casting Icons I bring up blind casting today because of a conversation revolving around loving an actor or an actress even if you hate the role […]