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From 'Stranger Things' to 'Magic Mike,' Carmen Cuba is a go-to casting director

From 'Stranger Things' to 'Magic Mike,' Carmen Cuba is a go-to casting director

“I’ve always really flown — or tried to fly — very much under the radar,” says casting director Carmen Cuba.

That’s proving increasingly difficult for the busy 47-year-old, who won a 2013 Emmy for her work on HBO’s “Behind the Candelabra,” was recently invited to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences, and is currently earning kudos from critics, the public and such celebrities as Shonda Rhimes, Stephen King and Amy Schumer for her casting of Netflix’s late summer buzzy hit, the supernatural thriller series “Stranger Things.”

 Cuba has done many high-profile projects...

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