Sharon Klein Named Head Of Casting For Disney Television Studios & FX Entertainment

Longtime 20th Century Fox TV head of casting Sharon Klein has been named EVP, Casting for Disney Television Studios and FX Entertainment. Effective immediately, she will oversee casting for 20th Century Fox Television, Fox 21 Television Studios, ABC Studios, FX and FX Productions.

Klein had been tipped for a larger role at the combined Disney-Fox TV operation. One of Disney TV Studios and ABC Entertainment chairman Dana Walden’s closest associates for many years, Klein previously headed casting for the Fox Television Group, which comprised of 20th TV/Fox 21 and Fox Broadcasting Co. She is now adding to her 20th TV/Fox 21 duties oversight of casting for ABC Studios (Ayo Davis, who had been overseeing casting for that studio was just promoted to head of casting for ABC and Disney+) and FX Entertainment.