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Deb Aquila And Tricia Wood Exit Lionsgate, Return To Independent Casting

Deb Aquila And Tricia Wood Exit Lionsgate, Return To Independent Casting

Exclusive: Deb Aquila and Tricia Wood of the top tier casting office Aquila Wood Casting are leaving their exclusive five-year run at Lionsgate Films. The Artios Award winners will return to the realm of independent casting.

White at Lionsgate, the pair thrived and cast hit films including La-La Land starring Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling (which earned them their aforementioned Artios Award), Wonder starring Julia Roberts and Owen Wilson, Stronger starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Deepwater Horizon starring Mark Wahlberg and Kurt Russell as well as Overboard starring Ana Faris and Eugenio Derbez.

During their 20-year partnership, Aquila and Wood worked in every genre in film and TV. They recently set up their offices in Joe and Anthony Russo’s new Agbo independent film studio complex headquartered in Dtla.

“We’re excited to return to independent casting life so that we can participate in every form of storytelling,” said Aquila.

Wood adds,

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