As evidenced in Aliens and Avatar, James Cameron likes to cast Weaver as women who are physically and verbally tough.
After giving Ford a supporting role in American Graffiti, George Lucas really clinched his career by casting him as Han Solo.
From Ed Wood to Sweeney Todd, Depp has been Tim Burtonâ€™s go-to choice for quirky, pale-faced roles.
Starting with Escape from New York and The Thing, Russell and John Carpenter have had a fruitful relationship.
Christopher Nolan picked Bale to star in his Batman reboot franchise, then cast him as a magician in The Prestige.
Whether theyâ€™re bit roles or leading roles, Sam Raimi loves to give Campbell work. Evil Dead is their baby.
Guillermo del Toro loves to cast the broad-boned Perlman in movies like Hellboy, Blade II and Cronos.
Bryan Singer hired Marsden in Superman Returns after the two hit it off in Singerâ€™s X-Men movies.
Robert Rodriguez and Gugino collaborated in every Spy Kid movie before he cast her in the gritty Sin City.