Sarah Leung Casting Director

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Sarah Leung CDG is a London based UK Casting Director.

Full Member of The Casting Directors’ Guild (CDG), Sarah Leung was born and raised in Salford, Greater Manchester. 

Sarah started in the industry as an actress, appearing in hit TV shows Queer as Folk, My Wonderful Life, and One Foot in the Grave.

Then in 2005 she worked as an assistant to her brother-in-law, producer Larry Franco, on the feature film Batman Begins (2005), and asked to return to the film’s post-production as assistant to film producer Emma Thomas.

Sarah Leung began her casting career working on Alfonso Cuaron’s Children of Men (2006), and went on to work with British filmmakers, the BBC and ITV, and casting director Andy Morgan.

Sarah Leung’s extensive credits as Casting Assistant include TV Series Luther, Red Dwarf, Law & Order: UK, Waking the Dead, and Waterloo Road; TV Mini-series The Widower and What Remains; and TV movie Just Henry.

As Casting Director, her credits include Emily and the Magical Journey (2020), Strangeways Here We Come (2018), and Attack of the Lederhosen Zombies (2016).

YouTube: Emily and the Magical Journey Trailer (2000)

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