Sharon Klein Expands Casting Purview to Include Disney TV Studios, FX

Sharon Klein is adding to her purview.

The longtime 20th Century Fox TV and Fox 21 TV Studios casting exec has been tapped to serve in the newly created role of executive vp casting for Disney TV Studios and FX.

In the new post, Klein will be charged with oversight of casting and talent strategy for 20th TV, Fox 21, ABC Studios, FX and FX Productions. She will begin her new role immediately. The news arrives days after ABC’s casting exec, Ayo Davis, added oversight of the forthcoming streaming platform Disney+ to her purview.

“Sharon is quite simply the best in the business and we’ve enjoyed the benefits of her superb taste, deep relationships and proven ability to identify emerging talent for years at the studio,” newly tapped Disney Television Studios president Craig Hunegs said Monday in a statement. “She’s also been a great resource to FX on our shared

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