Typecasting (film)

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The term typecasting is used - mainly in the film industry, but also in theater - for certain actors who do not exclusively, but always take on similar roles . Typecasting is particularly common when depicting villains . But hero characters are also often subject to typecasting. Committing to a certain type can become a dead end for actors if the audience always wants to see them in the same roles, making it difficult for them to expand their acting spectrum.



  • Ulrike Boldt: Casting for film, television and stage. The guide to success . Henschelverlag Berlin 2008, ISBN 978-3-894875985