Marin Hope is a Los Angeles-based casting director, born and raised amongst a plethora of dogs, cats and horses in Malibu, CA. In 2006, she moved to New York City to attend the American Academy of Dramatic Arts. Upon graduating, she landed a position at ABC Primetime Casting under casting executive, Marci Philips. She would go on to work with casting directors, Judy Henderson, Suzanne Smith-Crowley, Jessica Kelly, Billy Hopkins and Ann Goulder on projects such as Showtime's Homeland, The Perks of Being a Wallflower, ABC’S Pan Am, The Wolverine, Labor Day, ABC's Zero Hour, Noah, The Maze Runner, NBC'S The Blacklist, and HBO's Bessie before returning to Los Angeles in 2014.
In 2015, Marin joined Define American as their Entertainment Media Manager. Define American is a nonprofit media and culture organization founded by Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, Jose Antonio Vargas, who’s mission is to use the power of storytelling to transcend politics and shift the conversation around immigrants, identity, and citizenship in a changing America. In addition to expanding Define American’s impact in television, film, and entertainment, Marin produced the first annual Define American Film Festival in Des Moines preceding Iowa’s 2016 Presidential Caucuses.
Marin now works alongside Heidi Levitt, casting film, television, commercial, theatre and New Media projects. Some casting credits include American Made, starring Tom Cruise and Domhnall Gleeson, Complete Unknown, starring Michael Shannon and Rachel Weisz, The Last Word, starring Shirley MacLaine and Amanda Seyfried, Kings, starring Halle Berry and Daniel Craig, Bad Samaritan starring David Tennant and Robert Sheehan, Who Will Write Our History, starring Joan Allen and Adrien Brody, and most recently Molly, starring Javier Bardem, Elle Fanning, Chris Rock, Laura Linney and Salma Hayek, which is currently in post-production.
Marin is a member of the Casting Society of America (CSA) and was nominated for Artios Awards for in 2018 and 2020 casting. Click here to read more. For a complete list of her film and television credits click here.