central casting


central casting

noun

: the department at a movie company that chooses which actor will play each part

Full Definition of CENTRAL CASTING

:  the department of a movie studio responsible for casting actors especially viewed as a source of people who are stereotypical of their role in appearance, behavior, or nature <a politician right out of central casting>

First Known Use of CENTRAL CASTING

1957

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