Lori Openden

CW Network

Guest

Head of casting for the CW network, formerly at NBC where she oversaw casting on shows like Friends and Seinfeld

Lori Openden on KCRW

Casting TV Shows; Hilary Swank in the Producer's Chair

from The Business

More from KCRW

"Beanpole" is a new Russian drama directed by the prodigiously gifted Kantemir Balogov.

from Film Reviews

The Netflix series “Cheer” focuses on the stressful lives of junior college cheerleaders fighting for their next national championship.

from The Business

Kim and Matt met up the morning after the Oscars to talk "Parasite" making history, Netflix nearly striking out, and hold on, what was Eminem doing there?

from The Business

This is Rob Long, and on today’s Martini Shot I get really angry at something that hasn’t happened yet, and then get angry when it doesn’t happen, and then don’t know what to do with…

from Martini Shot

We look at high-profile movies that had their theatrical releases delayed for months.

from The Business

The Harley Quinn of "Suicide Squad" is back in "Birds of Prey," though with a difference, even though she's still played, with skill and zest, by Margot Robbie.

from Film Reviews

The Academy Awards took over Hollywood on slightly rainy Sunday, bringing together the film industry for a night that culminated with a historic victory for South Korean film,…

from KCRW Features

In the first scene of playwright Steven Leigh Morris' new play "Red Ink," our protagonist makes a cri-du-coeur:  "What was he thinking?...Why would a successful business man do to his…

from Opening the Curtain

The smell of gasoline imparts nausea and a heartfelt nostalgia on HBM producer Bethany Denton.

from Here Be Monsters