Mega-star discoveries and Florence Pugh's perfect first audition | Casting with Shaheen Baig
In this episode, Shaheen Baig joins Rhianna and Michael to spell out the magic of casting. From nationwide searches to discovering the next generation of Oscar-nominees, Shaheen discusses her audition process, why her job is a bit like matchmaking and casting Florence Pugh, Tom Holland and Rhianna’s teenage crush, Aaron Taylor-Johnson in their breakout roles.
This is Wrap Party, the podcast that toasts the excellence of the creatives and craftspeople working behind-the-scenes on some of your favourite films and TV shows.
- Hanna (TV series) Esme Creed-Miles literally had to jump through hoops to land the part of the teenage assassin in this exhilarating high-concept thriller. Watch on Prime Video.
- The Impossible (film) This heartstopping drama about a family caught in the 2004 tsunami gave Tom Holland his first big role. Watch on Prime Video.
- Free Fire (film) A starry cast play cat-and-mouse in this explosive 70s-set action-comedy from Ben Wheatley. Watch on Prime Video.
- Locke (film) Tom Hardy in a car is the basic premise of this surprisingly taut and cinematic psychological drama, featuring the voices of some prestigious acting talent. Watch on Prime Video.