Sharon Klein Named Exec VP of Casting at Walt Disney Television

Sharon Klein Named Exec VP of Casting at Walt Disney Television
Sharon Klein, most recently executive vice president of Disney Television Studios and FX Entertainment, has been named executive vice president of casting at Walt Disney Television, significantly expanding her oversight to including casting at ABC Entertainment, 20th Television, ABC Signature, 20th Television Animation, Walt Disney Television Alternative, Hulu Originals and Freeform.

The new role translates to Klein overseeing casting of all Walt Disney TV series and pilots, where she will also identify talent for holding deals and spearhead casting and talent strategy, effective immediately.

“Sharon is a spectacular casting executive with taste, strategic thinking and insight to spare; and in many ways she is a not-so-secret weapon to our executives, our producers, and to Dana and me personally,” said Craig Hunegs, president of entertainment at Walt Disney Television. “Her track record is no accident — when you have Sharon at the helm of your talent search, you are guaranteed to assemble a best-in-class ensemble of actors.
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