Sony Pictures Names Tamara Hunter as Head of Casting

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In the newly created positon, Hunter will oversee theatrical casting strategy.

Sony Pictures Entertainment has named Tamara Hunter as vp casting.

In the newly created position, she will oversee theatrical casting strategy for the studio's slate of films and for all of the studio's labels — Columbia, TriStar, Screen Gems, Affirm and Sony Pictures Animation. She will report directly to Doug Belgrad

Hunter previously worked at 20th Century Fox, where she worked on the castings of upcoming movies X-Men: Apocalypse and Hidden Figures.

Prior to Fox, she worked independently, casting multiple projects ranging from Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy and Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. to indie features like Jon Favreau's Chef