Miscast



[mis-kast, -kahst] /mɪsˈkæst, -ˈkɑst/

verb (used with object), miscast, miscasting.
1.
to assign an unsuitable role to (an actor):
Tom was miscast as Romeo.
2.
to allot (a role) to an unsuitable actor.
3.
to select unsuitable actors for (a play, motion picture, or the like).
/ˌmɪsˈkɑːst/
verb (transitive) -casts, -casting, -cast
1.
to cast badly
2.
(often passive)

v.

late 14c., “to cast (a glance, an ‘eye’) with evil intent” see mis- (1) + cast (v.). Theatrical sense of “to place an actor in an unsuitable roll” is first recorded 1927. Related: Miscasting.

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