Showtime has named a new executive in charge of casting, reports Deadline.com.
The pay-cable network announced that the job goes to Amy Britt, who helped cast the network’s popular "Weeds" series. Britt succeeds Beth Klein, Showtime’s longtime head of casting, who is leaving at the end of this week, the story says.
Britt will oversee casting for Showtime’s original series and will report to entertainment President David Nevins. Britt cast "Weeds" with partner Anya Colloff.