About Us

The Agency, Inc. was founded in 1984 by Sarah Tackett. By effectively providing professional casting services needed in this region, it quickly became one of the largest full service casting agencies in the South. The Agency, Inc. has contributed to the casting of over fifty feature films and has cast talent, models and stylists for made for TV movies, commercials, training / corporate videos, infomercials, interactive media, voice-over, commercial and fashion print, runway shows and special entertainment.

Although most of the roster is Arkansas based and non-union, we do represent talent and serve clients in surrounding states. By partnering with other agencies in the South, we are better able to serve our client needs by offering a deeper pool of professional talent for client consideration.

By offering professional video and casting facilities The Agency, Inc. is able to customize client’s casting needs.

The Staff, with over fifty years of combined experience results in a better understanding of client needs.

“The great thing about Sarah Tackett is that she’s not only an amazing Casting Director with a great eye for talent but she also thinks outside the box. She’ll beat the bushes for you. I’m proud to have worked with her and proud to call her my friend.”

– Billy Bob Thornton

Sarah Tackett, President, specializes in film casting, special projects and donates time working with the Arkansas Motion Picture office and State Legislators in the recruitment of feature films to Arkansas.

Yancey Prosser, Agency Director.

Josh Whalen, Fashion Booker


Partial listing of commercial client credits:
Acxiom Fed Ex Murphy USA
AT&T General Electric Perry Ellis
Bass Pro Shop Holiday Inn Radio Shack
Blue Cross Blue Shield Hoveround Sears
Candlewood Suites JG Wentworth SportClips
Car Mart Kraft Foods Terminix
Dillard’s Department Stores Leisure Arts Tyson
Entergy  Liz Claiborn Wal-Mart


Partial Film Credits – Leads, Supporting and Principals only:
“Mud” – directed by Jeff Nichols
“Sling Blade” – directed by Billy Bob Thornton
“O Brother, Where Art Thou?” – directed by Joel Coen
“Cookie’s Fortune” – directed by Robert Altman
“The Rainmaker” – directed by Frances Ford Coppola
“A Time to Kill” – directed by Joel Schumacher
“One False Move” – directed by Carl Franklin
“Biloxi Blues” – directed by Mike Nichols
“21 Grams” – directed by Alajandoro Inatti Gonzelas
“Come Early Morning” – directed by Joey Lauren Adams
“My Dog Skip” – directed by Jay Russell
“Daddy and Them” – directed by Billy Bob Thornton
“Chrystal” – directed by Ray McKinnon
“True Grit” – directed by The Coen Brothers
“Nothing But the Truth” – directed by Rod Lurie
“War Eagle Arkansas” – directed by Robert Milazzo
“Walk the Line” – directed by James Mangold
“Elizabethtown” – directed by Cameron Crowe