central casting

noun Movies.
an agency, studio department, etc., responsible for hiring actors, especially bit players or extras.


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Their adversaries are grotesque or effeminate boilerplate scoundrels right out
  of central casting.
Because people that interesting can't be called up from central casting.
These teenagers are not central casting's idea of computer nerds.
There is a sense of central casting about the people in the courtroom.
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