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.
Starting with Escape from New York and The Thing, Russell and John Carpenter have had a fruitful relationship.
From Ed Wood to Sweeney Todd, Depp has been Tim Burtonâ€™s go-to choice for quirky, pale-faced roles.
Whether theyâ€™re bit roles or leading roles, Sam Raimi loves to give Campbell work. Evil Dead is their baby.
Christopher Nolan picked Bale to star in his Batman reboot franchise, then cast him as a magician in The Prestige.
Guillermo del Toro loves to cast the broad-boned Perlman in movies like Hellboy, Blade II and Cronos.
Robert Rodriguez and Gugino collaborated in every Spy Kid movie before he cast her in the gritty Sin City.
Bryan Singer hired Marsden in Superman Returns after the two hit it off in Singerâ€™s X-Men movies.