central casting

noun

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

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1941

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


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