cross-cast - definition and synonyms

verb
  1.   From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    1
    to cast the same actor in more than one play/film

    Hammer Studios brought new life to the Dracula and Frankenstein sagas starting in the mid-1950's, but in spite of the regular cross-casting of actors between the series, the two monsters shared no films.

    Submitted from United Kingdom on 10/03/2015
  2.   From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    2
    to cast women in men's roles and vice versa

    3 males, 2 females, though some gender flexibility is possible (3 of the characters could be cross-cast).

    Submitted from United Kingdom on 10/03/2015