Bonnett — who has been with the cabler for 21 years — will depart next month, with a replacement expected to be named in the next few weeks. The exec currently oversees Disney Channel and Disney Xd’s live-action development, along with current original series and movies, and casting and talent relations for both channels. A replacement is expected to be named in the coming weeks.
“The demand for programming content across many platforms is at an all-time high so this is the right time for me to explore producing opportunities, something I’ve dreamt about forever,” Bonnett said in a statement obtained by TheWrap. “I’m lucky to have had the benefit of a fulfilling career at Disney Channel working with many amazingly talented people. As