Casting leads and supporting cast in promising new television series can be tricky at best. The casting agent has to find quality actors with experience that will take a chance on a new project and who will also not be so well-known as to break the budget. If the actors are unknown, then the casting agent has the job of discerning outstanding talent. The actors themselves have some hard choices to make. If the actor is established in film, then the actor needs to choose if the new show is the vehicle that introduces their talents to television. New talent needs to choose whether a role will define their careers in the future. Overall, for promising actors, television acting is a minefield.
Below are 5 new faces in 5 new shows where their choices were beneficial to the audience who was lucky enough to witness their emerging talent. Read the rest of this entry »