Casting executive Lindsey Kasabian has been promoted to the position of Vice President, Casting, at 20th Century Fox Television, it was announced today. Kasabian will continue to report to Sharon Klein, Executive Vice President, Talent and Casting, and will work alongside fellow Casting VPs Stephanie Levinson and Liz Paulson.
“Lindsey began as my assistant years ago and has consistently demonstrated an enthusiasm, creativity and talent for casting that’s undeniably impressive,” Klein said in a statement. “Showrunners from Alex Gansa to directors like Ron Howard rely on her judgement and trust her implicitly, and for good reason — she always delivers. She’s an incredibly valuable member of my team who has more than earned this promotion to Vice President.”
Kasabian joined 20th Century Fox Television nearly 10 years ago, beginning as an assistant and rising through the ranks from Coordinator to Manager to Director to Vice President. She serves as the studio’s primary
casting executive on Showtime’s “Homeland,” on which she helped identify and secure stars Damian Lewis, Mandy Patinkin and Rupert Friend, as well as notable supporting players Nazanin Boniadi and Miranda Otto. Kasabian also supervises the casting of Hulu’s upcoming drama “Chance,” starring Hugh Laurie, FX’s “The Americans” and “Tyrant,” USA’s “Queen of the South,” and Fox’s freshman thriller “The Exorcist.” Kasabian is also currently overseeing the Fox 21 TV Studios and Imagine Television anthology series “Genius” for National Geographic Channel, which will star Oscar winner Geoffrey Rush as Albert Einstein.