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Disney Channel's Secrets to Casting Child Stars

Disney Channel has an uncanny record for turning up stars: Shia LaBeouf, Miley Cyrus, Selena Gomez, Zac Efron, Vanessa Hudgens and more. Elizabeth Wagmeister goes behind the scenes with Disney Channel’s chief of casting, Judy Taylor, and with “K.C. Undercover” stars Zendaya and Veronica Dunne, to find out how they do it.

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