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Rex Sikes Movie Beat chats w casting director Dori Zuckerman

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Dori Zuckerman, casting director for 25+ years casts the critically acclaimed FX series “Wilfred” starring Elijah Wood, Jason Gann, Fiona Gubelmann, and Dorian Brown. Dori worked at William Morris Agency for a few years, then became a publicist in the mid 80s clients at the time included George Clooney, Sarah Jessica Parker, Kelly Preston, Bill Paxton, Alfonso Ribiero, and Andrew Dice Clay. Other TV credits include  “Babylon 5” pilot, “The New WKRP in Cincinnati” series, “Sabrina, the Teenage Witch”, and “They Came from Outer Space”  Halle Berry did one of her 1stguest star jobs. “That’s My Bush!” on Comedy Central with Tim Bottoms as the President.She cast a pilot for VHI with Gene Simmons of KISS fame as producer, and put “Last Comic Standing” winner John Heffron in his first series. SHe has cast MTV’s “American Mall” which starred Nina Dobrev (Vampire Diaries, DeGrassi) in her first American Production as well as Rob Mayes (upcoming Family Channel series “Jane by Design”), Autumn Reeser (Smokin Aces 2, Entourage), Bresha Webb(Love that Girl), Neil Haskell (“So you Think you Can Dance” fame). For  “Pretty Woman she introduced Garry Marshall to funny man Larry Miller who he continues to use in all his films, “To Walk With Lions” with Richard Harris, “City of Industy” with Harvey Keitel, Famke Janssen, and “What’s Cooking” with Mercedes Ruehl, Alfre Woodward, Julianna Marguiles, Joan Chen, Dennis (The Unit) Haysbert, and Kyra (The Closer) Sedgwick. Stay tuned to Rex Sikes Movie Beat for other great archived interviews, cast and crew listings, events, festivals, premieres, and more at rexsikes.com