IndieWire asked 13 of the top casting directors to nominate films worthy of casting recognition this year. Heidi Levitt wrote about Asghar Farhadi’s film “The Salesman,” in lieu of global casting, even though “Moonlight,” is close to her heart.
Casting Directors have a strange distinction in the awards world: Their guild has an Academy branch, but it’s the only one without its own Oscar category. Imagine for a moment that they did. What are the best-cast films of 2016?
Here’s why “Moonlight”, “Loving” and more deserve honors, according to 13 of Hollywood’s best casting directors. Best Cast Films of 2016 According to Top Casting Directors.