CW Head of Casting Lori Openden to Retire, Dana Theodoratos Named Successor

Openden’s career in television has spanned over 40 years

The CW’s head of casting, Lori Openden, is retiring this month after spending 40 years working in television.

Dana Theodoratos, the network’s senior vice president of talent and casting, will take over the department as her successor, overseeing casting on all series, pilots, and original scripted digital programming.

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Margeaux Sippell

TV Reporter • • @margeauxsippell