Posted Monday, July 13, 2015 - 11:30
In this week's Academy Originals we sat down with writer/director Ernest Dickerson who recounts the story about hiring a young (and relatively unknown) Tupac Shakur in the gritty film "Juice"."Tupac at that time was still a background singer and roadie for Digital Underground," Dickerson recalled. "And while we were shooting he was always writing," Dickerson added, suspecting that what he was writing were some of the powerful tunes that people have been listening to for decades now.For another interesting story about how actors were chosen, check out casting director Marci Liroff ("...
Posted Monday, November 3, 2014 - 12:15
Watch how a nine-year-old actor wowed his way into getting to play the best friend of a loveable extra-terrestrial.