Submitted by William Morey on Tue, 01/16/2018 - 09:48
Sony’s Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle took the number one spot at the box office again over the long weekend with a $35 million haul. This is the second weekend in a row that the adventure film has taken the top spot, this week fending off three major wide releases. Coming in second is one of those new releases, Steven Spielberg’s The Post with $18.6 million. This should make CAA happy as they represent Spielberg, and stars Tom Hanks and Meryl Streep.
Submitted by William Morey on Mon, 01/08/2018 - 10:42
An upset! Sony’s Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle has taken the number one spot at the box office this week with a $36 million take. This is the adventure film’s third week in release and for it to take the lead is pretty surprising. It is now Kevin Hart’s highest grossing live action release of all time and Dwayne Johnson’s second highest grossing live action release. Those two facts should be making WME (who reps Johnson) and UTA (who reps Hart) very happy.
Submitted by William Morey on Fri, 01/05/2018 - 11:52
Happy New Year and welcome back to another edition of notes from the Rep Biz!
After being fired from his starring role on Netflix’sThe Ranch following a series of sexual misconduct allegations, Danny Masterson has been dropped by his agency, UTA. Deadline reports that UTA has given no comment as to why, but they are hearing that this happened a little while ago.
Submitted by Kevin McNamara on Fri, 12/15/2017 - 13:37
Perhaps the only industry with more movement than Hollywood is professional sports. We'll recap it all here in our regular look at the happenings across the world of sport. This week we're gonna do something a little different, and look at the best sports stories of the entire year. Thanks for tuning in so far!
Submitted by William Morey on Fri, 12/15/2017 - 12:17
In music news band Kings of Leon have signed with WME. Their latest album “WALLS” was released last October was the band’s first number one on the billboard charts. The band’s manager continues to be Andy Mendelsohn at Vector Management.
Submitted by William Morey on Wed, 12/13/2017 - 14:30
In the state of California an agent must be franchised. In the entertainment business a movie doesn’t have to be a franchise…but it seems like they all are. This is our monthly dive into franchises and the reps who put them together.
Submitted by William Morey on Mon, 12/11/2017 - 12:24
Pixar’s Coco won the weekend for the third time in a row with $18.6 million. Giving it the #1 spot for Disney for three straight weeks, which was a feet last years Moana also did before the release of last year’s Star Wars movie Rogue One. The only other wide release was Broad Green’s Just Getting Started pretty much stopped at $3.18 million and the bottom of the top 10 at number 10 which I’m sure CAA won’t be happy about as they rep writer/director Ron Shelton and stars Morgan Freeman and Tommy Lee Jones.