Lara Manwaring has worked in casting since 2009 with Des Hamilton Casting on projects such as Lars von Trier’s NYMPHOMANIAC, Paddy Considine’s TYRANNOSAUR, Channel 4’s TOP BOY and Andrea Arnold’s WUTHERING HEIGHTS.
In more recent years, she has assisted Des as an Associate Casting Director on numerous projects including the recent Brad Pitt Plan B film WAR MACHINE and the upcoming BBC 3 – parter GUNPOWDER (starring Kit Harrington, Peter Mullan and Liv Tyler.)
As a Casting Director she has jointly cast projects including BRIMSTONE (starring Dakota Fanning and Guy Pearce), the new Lars Von Trier project THE HOUSE THAT JACK BUILT, and Rachel Tunnard’s ADULT LIFE SKILLS starring Jodie Whitaker.
Since setting up on her own in 2017, Casting Director credits including the Channel 4 Coming Up feature ELLEN directed by Mahalia Belo and the recent Nicolas Cage feature MANDY, produced by Spectrevision. She is currently also working on Aneil Karia’s feature SURGE, starring Ben Whishaw, and Brit List-topping script MATINEE IDOL, directed by Glenn Leyburn and Lisa Barros D’Sa.