La Padura & Hart has been one of the entertainment worlds busiest casting offices for over 25 years. As casting directors, Jason La Padura and Natalie Hart have cast a wide variety of film, television and stage projects all around the country. Based in Los Angeles, recent television series includes “Touch”. “Heroes”, “Crossing Jordan”, “The Event” and “American Dreams” For the Walt Disney Company, they have cast 24 movies for the Wonderful World of Disney and for the Disney Channel, including all of the “High School Musical” films as well as the “Camp Rock” and “Halloweentown” series of television movies. Jason was a judge for “Miss America” in 2008 and for the “Miss America’s Outstanding Teen” competition in Orlando in 2010. They have been nominated for two Emmy Awards, 10 Artios awards (winning for Outstanding Children’s Program Casting for “High School Musical”) and are the recipients of the Media Access Award, presented by the State of California for their work in casting actors with special needs and disabilities.

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Actors we cast early in their careers include:

Matt Damon, Zac Efron, Kirsten Dunst, Megan Fox, Jennifer Aniston, Angela Bassett, Clifton Colins, Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Kellan Lutz,Taylor Lautner, Hayden Panettiere,Vanessa Hudgens, Mary Louise Parker, Steve Carrell, Kaley Cuoco, Stanley Tucci and many more…