Stephanie Levinson has been promoted to executive vice president of casting for Disney’s 20th television.
Levinson joined the studio fresh out of college in 2006.
“Stephanie is extremely talented with impeccable taste, strategic thinking and creative insight into the ever-evolving world of casting,” said Sharon Klein, executive vice president of casting at Walt Disney Television, to whom Levinson will report. “Her relationships in both the acting and agent communities are unrivaled, and she is loved by our showrunners and executives who, like me, rely on her tremendously. It has been exciting to watch her well deserved advancement within the company and I am so thrilled she is continuing her journey on the 20th where it all began.”
In her new role, Levinson will lead the casting efforts for all series and pilots produced by 20th Television. Lead a team of casting managers and set the studio’s casting strategy.
Levinson has been Head of Casting at 20th Century since 2019 and has been Lead Casting Executive on shows including NBC’s “This is us“ABC’s”big sky,” Fox’s “Joy” and Hulu’Only murders in the building‘, where she played a key role in casting Selena Gomez.
She has also worked closely with top showrunners such as Ryan Murphy, Steven Levitan, Seth MacFarlane and Liz Meriwether.
“I am very grateful to Sharon for this opportunity and her continued support and friendship throughout my career. I also want to thank Dana Walden, Disney TV Chairwoman, and Karey Burke, 20th TV President, and everyone else at 20th for their unwavering support,” commented Levinson. “It has been a dream to work with such incredibly talented and intelligent showrunners, agents and executives and I hope to continue my journey as 20th for a long time to come.”
https://variety.com/2022/tv/news/stephanie-levinson-20th-television-casting-promote-1235324829/ Stephanie Levinson has been promoted to EVP of Casting for 20th TV