WhoRepresents?com: Notes From the Rep Biz March 7, 2014Sent Friday, March 7, 2014
Notes From the Rep Biz, March 7, 2014
CAA has made some flashy signs in the past couple of weeks. Perhaps most notably, Taylor Kitsch is now represented by Bryan O'Guin.
His manager is Stephanie Simon at Untitled. He was
formerly with WME.
Actor/comedian Aziz Ansari has signed with Jason Heyman. His manager is Dave Becky at 3 Arts. He was formerly with UTA.
British actress Lucy Punch is another new sign for Jason […]
WhoRepresents?com: Notes From the Rep Biz February 21, 2014Sent Friday, February 21, 2014
Notes From the Rep Biz, Feb. 21, 2014
Holliday Grainger, a rising star in the UK, has signed with Duncan Millership and George Freeman. She is also represented by LBI Entertainment and UK agency Troika.
Another British actor on the rise, Edward Holcroft (Vampire Academy), has signed with Brent Morley. He is with Tavistock Wood in the UK.
A few clients to recently part ways with WME: actors Paul Iacono, Tom Felton and […]
WhoRepresents?com: Notes From the Rep Biz February 7, 2014Sent Friday, February 7, 2014
Notes From the Rep Biz, Feb. 7, 2014
Josh Hutcherson, one of the stars of the Hunger Games franchise, has signed with Dave Bugliari. He was previously with ICM Partners. His manager is Ric Beddingfield.
Dutch filmmaker Felix Van Groeningen, whose Broken Circle Breakdown has received international acclaim, has signed with Jay Baker.
Actress Rachel McAdams has signed with a team that includes Michelle Bohan, […]
WhoRepresents?com: Notes From the Rep Biz January 31, 2014Sent Friday, January 31, 2014
Notes From the Rep Biz, Jan. 31, 2014
Actor Taylor Kitsch,
who has leading man potential and terrible luck at the box office, has
left WME. He is managed by Untitled Entertainment, and will presumably
land at another major agency very soon.
Actor Robbie Amell, whose cousin Stephen just signed with CAA, is now represented by Esther Chang, Brandt Joel and Doug Lucterhand. He is managed by David Eisenberg at Protege […]
WhoRepresents?com: Notes From the Rep Biz January 24, 2014Sent Friday, January 24, 2014
Notes From the Rep Biz, Jan. 24, 2014
UTA has been very busy in 2014.
After landing former WME partner Brian Swardstrom, as well as WME agent
Danie Streisand, UTA has acquired the entirety of broadcasting
specialty agency NS Bienstock. This is a major get for UTA, who now count Anderson Cooper, Bill O'Reilly, Megyn Kelly and a host of non-scripted producers as clients. NS Bienstock will retain its name, NY offices […]
2013-2014 Awards Season OverviewSent Tuesday, January 21, 2014
From 12 YEARS A SLAVE
Steve McQueen, Director
CAA - Beth Swofford, Maha Dakhil
Casarotto Ramsey and Associates (UK) - Jenne Casarotto
Academy Awards - Nominee
Golden Globes - Nominee
Critics Choice - Nominee
DGA Awards - Nominee
NYFCC - WINNER
John Ridley, Screenwriter
CAA - John Campisi
Brillstein Entertainment Partners - Missy Malkin
Academy Awards - Nominee (Best Adapted Screenplay)
Golden Globes - Nominee
Critics Choice - WINNER (Best Adapted […]
WhoRepresents?com: Notes From the Rep Biz January 10, 2014Sent Friday, January 10, 2014
Notes From the Rep Biz, Jan. 10, 2014
EGOT winner (that's Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, Tony) Whoopi Goldberg has signed with Bryan Lourd after leaving WME. Her manager is Randi Michel of Principato Young, who was at one time Goldberg's agent at William Morris.
Kyra Sedgwick has signed with Michael Katcher, parting ways with UTA. Her manager is Jill Littman at Impression Entertainment.
Actor David Oyelowo has signed with CAA. […]
WhoRepresents?com: Notes From the Rep Biz December 20, 2013Sent Friday, December 20, 2013
Notes From the Rep Biz, Dec. 20, 2013
Story of the Year:
Right at the wire, Ari Emanuel and Patrick Whitesell have come through with the story of 2013 (and probably 2014, as well). WME, along with private equity partner Silver Lake, has arranged to purchase international sports powerhouse IMG for
a price reported to be between $2.2 and $2.5 billion.
WME rival CAA has been very
aggressive with its sports business over the past decade, […]
WhoRepresents?com: Notes From the Rep Biz December 13, 2013Sent Friday, December 13, 2013
Notes From the Rep Biz, Dec. 13, 2013
Golden Globe winner Peter Dinklage has signed with Bryan O'Guin. His manager is David Ginsburg at Insight Entertainment.
TV host and lifestyle guru Ted Allen has signed with Eric Wattenberg.
Actress Blake Lively is no longer with the agency. Odds are she will wind up at WME (her husband, Ryan Reynolds, recently traded CAA for WME) but she could also wind up with someone like […]
WhoRepresents?com: Notes From the Rep Biz December 6, 2013Sent Friday, December 6, 2013
Notes From the Rep Biz, Dec. 6, 2013
Reality TV maven Nicole Richie has signed with Josh Pyatt. Her manager is Michael Baum at Impression Entertainment.
Michelle Dockery, the Emmy nominated star of Downton Abbey, has signed with the agency. Her team will consist of Brian Swardstrom, Michelle Bohan and Andrew Finkelstein. She is also represented by Hamilton Hodell in the UK and Anonymous Content.
Below-the-line agent […]