Talent Guide

Charley Casler

  • Discipline:Writer
  • Program Year:Episodic Lab 2018


At 16, Charley Casler politely asked his parents if he could run away from home, packed a bag
with books, a journal, and a couple changes of clothes, and traveled around the country via bus.
He eventually returned home and earned a B.A. in Anthropology from Yale University before
serving for two years as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Burkina Faso, where he focused on girls’
education and empowerment and worked with his host village to establish a community library.
On his return, he segued into TV/Film working for Lynda Obst Productions, The Gersh Agency,
and Universal Television. He served as showrunner’s assistant to Creator/Executive Producer
Sarah Watson on the critically acclaimed Freeform series The Bold Type and assistant to
Writer/Executive Producer Nikki Toscano. He’s excited to be joining the forthcoming Amazon
Studios series The Hunt as writers’ assistant. Academy Award® Nominated Producer Brunson
Green (The Help, A United Kingdom, Walking Out) is attached to his pilot Redd’s Pond.

Current Project

Redd's Pond


In the wake of a nor’easter that tears open a colonial cemetery, a storied New England community is forced to confront its historic ghosts as well as its contemporary demons when a scandalplagued son returns home and a new family moves in next door.