David Kang Casting

Principal and Background Casting

David, also known as “DK,” has been casting for over 18 years. He started his first casting company in 1999 after getting honorably discharged from the US Marine Corps. His first venture in the entertainment industry, Combat Casting, did casting for real military, police and fireman in film, TV, and commercials. Now, David is one of the industry’s biggest commercial and music video casting directors having worked with brands such as Gap, Budweiser, American Express, Walmart, Amazon, Google, Apple, and Nike to name a few. He and his company has also done casting for artists such as Taylor Swift, Eminem, Justin Timberlake, Katy Perry, Lady Gaga, Mariah Carey, and Usher. David has accumulated over 30 Billion total views on the music videos alone that he’s done casting for.

During his time off, David runs a 501c3 called Project LACE (Loving Abandoned Children Everywhere) where he brings doctors, nurse and medical supplies to 3rd world countries. He has made 3 trips to Haiti, 2 to the Dominican Republic, 1 to Brazil, 1 to Mexico City and 1 to Cambodia. He has had over 150 volunteer medical personnel and has raised over $500,000 in medical supplies for these countries.

David loves playing and watching sports. He loves playing poker and is also a vintage skateboard collector. He has over 500 vintage skateboards from the 70’s, 80’s and 90’s in his collection.

David is also a proud member of the Producers Guild of America and has produced 6 films and 2 reality TV shows.