central casting


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cen′tral cast′ing


n.
Motion Pictures.
an agency, studio department, etc., responsible for hiring actors, esp. bit players or extras.
[1925–30]
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A woman visiting her Idaho hometown notes how her dour mother looks "increasingly like Central Casting sent her for a farmwoman crowd shot.
He was a West Texas farmer straight out of central casting.
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The gradual unfolding of each layer of betrayal and mistrust is skilfully done, and even if some of the characters have been brought in from central casting, the overall effect is powerful and satisfying.
In Avalos' corner - a gallery of boxing characters straight out of central casting - could only look on as their young charge buckled, dived, slipped and reeled.
His eldest daughter has just married the Central Casting pantomime villain, a Russian R playboy aviator with one eye on the skies and the other on his new pa's bank balance.
The usual suspects from Smug Twit and Power Dressing Central Casting compete in a selling task to kick off the series.

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