Saturday, October 10, 2009

Casting Director Lois Drabkin

We have had the opportunity to work with Lois on several occasions in the past and she has made quite a name for herself as a casting director and producer We are proud to have her on board for Red River. Below is her bio.

Lois Drabkin is a casting director and producer in New York City, whose latest film, Noah Buschel’s The Missing Person, premiered at the 2009 Sundance Film Festival, and will be released theatrically in Fall 2009 by Strand. She has cast such independent features as the Sundance-developed feature Night Catches Us, by writer/director Tanya Hamilton; the award-winning Red Doors (Tribeca Film Festival 2005); Noah Buschel’s Neal Cassady; and the New York casting on Steven Spielberg’s War of the Worlds. In addition, Lois has worked as an associate alongside a number of the industry’s top casting directors, on upcoming projects such as Peter Jackson’s The Lovely Bones, Jim Sheridan’s Brothers, Mira Nair’s Amelia, Ang Lee's Taking Woodstock and Michael Mann’s Public Enemies. Previous work also includes the HBO series The Wire, Jonathan Demme’s The Manchurian Candidate, and Ridley Scott’s Body of Lies. Apropos Films, her production company with partner Alex Kaluzhsky, is currently in post-production on the independent dramedy Weakness, a New York-shot ensemble with Bobby Cannavale, Danielle Panabaker and Josh Charles.

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