Lara Manwaring has worked in casting since 2009, working for 8 years with Des Hamilton Casting on projects that included Lars von Trier’s NYMPHOMANIAC, Paddy Considine’s TYRANNOSAUR, Channel 4’s TOP BOY and Andrea Arnold’s WUTHERING HEIGHTS.

As a Casting Director she 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 her credits include the Channel 4 Coming Up feature ELLEN directed by Mahalia Belo, the Nicolas Cage feature MANDY produced by Spectrevision that premiered at Sundance 2018, BFI/BBC Films feature LYNN AND LUCY directed by Fyzal Boulifa and Aneil Karia’s debut feature SURGE (starring Ben Whishaw) that premiered at Sundance 2020. Lara is currently working on another BBC Films project being made by BAFTA nominated director Billy Lumby and BAFTA winning producer Rupert Lloyd. Represented by Roxana Adle at Independent Talent: E:  
Casting Director
Casting Associate/Assistant