You read a script, you try and think through what is the best, most wide-ranging way of telling the ... - Scott Rudin Quotes from quotely.org

You read a script, you try and think through what is the best, most wide-ranging way of telling the story: who stylistically, character-logically, psychologically fits inside the world of what you're trying to do. A lot of it, when you're casting, is trying to get yourself in the head of a director.

Scott Rudin