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#1 2013-11-20 13:57:07

David Bird
From: Montréal, QC
Registered: 2009-07-28
Posts: 1552

"tightcasting" for typecasting

Stereotypes and preconceptions are so confining. Most of the hits seem to recognize the origin of typecasting in theatre, but some may be imagining other kinds of casting.

his music gives a voice to all the people in the middle refusing to be stereotyped, tightcasted or labeled

This method overcomes the tightcasting and inhibiting effects of roles … ar75.3.pdf

This was before Hollywood tightcasted her as a fat woman … t-everyone

I have a complex about being tightcasted by social organizations like schools and degrees and titles. … f&start=10

the dearth of Palestinian-Americans in pro football coupled with the tightcasting of athletes in the social media area ensures that there’s plenty more criticism in store … ic-charges

And anybody who thinks only emo teenagers listen to this needs to realize how much of tightcasting ******* their being. … 722AAueJPL

I can concisely separate actors from their roles with no problem. That’s why I get aggravated when someone says, “OH they could never do that kind of role, it’s so not them!” I do get that, some times actors just don’t fit the role, but I hate tightcasting with a fiery passion. … replied-to



#2 2013-11-24 07:55:52

From: Victoria, BC
Registered: 2007-08-28
Posts: 2589

Re: "tightcasting" for typecasting

Good one.

Hatching new language, one eggcorn at a time.



#3 2016-12-15 19:08:48

Dixon Wragg
From: Cotati, California
Registered: 2008-07-04
Posts: 1263

Re: "tightcasting" for typecasting

Here’s an example of the hyphenated version I stumbled upon the other day:

“Many actors known for their work in Mafia films become tight-cast as gangsters…”
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#4 2016-12-20 13:40:59

From: Ohio
Registered: 2007-06-07
Posts: 169

Re: "tightcasting" for typecasting

An excellent find.

“I always wanted to be somebody. I should have been more specific.” – Lily Tomlin



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