Casting Director Robi Reed on Her 30-Year Career and Hopes for a More Diverse Hollywood

Casting Director Robi Reed on Her 30-Year Career and Hopes for a More Diverse Hollywood
Robi Reed wants to help tell stories that represent what the world truly looks like. And with more than 30 years and 70 films as a casting director, that’s what she’s dedicated her career to. Her credits include School Daze, Poetic Justice, Malcolm X, and 125 episodes of In Living Color. She’s helped hire actors who would go on to have expansive careers of their own in some of their early roles — including Beyoncé Knowles-Carter, Halle Berr and Rosie Perez — and she cast the directorial debuts for Denzel Washington, Eddie Murphy and Regina King.

Reed was the first Black woman ...
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