Bedeutung von “cast” im Essential American English Dictionary

cast

verb us /kæst/ past tense and past participle cast
cast a spell on someone

to use magic to make something happen to someone:

The witch cast a spell on him and turned him into a frog.

to choose an actor for a particular part in a movie or play:

Why is he always cast as a criminal?

(Definition von “cast verb” aus dem Webster's Essential Mini Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)