Cassandra Han is an American casting director for feature films and television series, based in Europe for 15 years, and specializing in crossing over between the English-speaking, Italian and German markets.
Recent credits include Curon, a new Netflix series by Indiana Productions, to be released in 2020 and Crescendo, an arthouse feature directed by Dror Zahavi and inspired by a real-life youth orchestra composed entirely of Palestinian and Israeli musicians (Munich Film Festival 2019; New York Jewish Film Festival 2020)
Cassandra also did the Italian casting for Ronna Kress in Ford v. Ferrari, directed by James Mangold for Twentieth Century Fox, with Matt Damon, Christian Bale, and Remo Girone as Enzo Ferreri. For the upcoming Netflix/Gaumont series The Barbarians, Cassandra cast the Roman roles for Iris Baumüller, with whom she also worked on Til Schweiger's Honey in the Head. Other credits include A Hidden Life by Terrence Malick (Cannes 2019), Amelie rennt (German Film Award 2018, Berlinale 2017) and Ötzi and the Mystery of Time (Best Film at Giffoni 2018).
In the 1990s Cassandra worked for one of Broadway’s top commercial producers, where she helped produce two national tours of Love Letters and served as a company manager. Other stage credits include three summers at the Tony Award-winning La Jolla Playhouse and two seasons at the Opera Company of Philadelphia. Cassandra was also a founding member of Ethan Hawke’s New York-based theater company, Malaparte.
She holds an MFA in acting and has appeared onstage at the Public Theater, Mabou Mines, New York Stage and Film, Soho Rep, New York Theater Workshop and regionally at Trinity Repertory Company.