The Biggest Loser is headed back to Gilley’s in Dallas to find cast members for their 15th season. The only written requirement for hopefuls: “must have at least 80 pounds to lost.” But surely there’s something more specific these guys are looking for?
We spoke with The Biggest Loser’s amazing casting director Randy Bernstein, cofounder of the full service casting agency Casting Duo, to find out exactly what they’re looking for and (even better) what they’ve seen in the past.
I see that you own, Casting Duo, a full-service casting company where you found memorable reality stars like Christian Siriano (Project Runway) and Top Chef’s Padma Lakshmi. How did you get into the casting business?