The Latest Rep Moves and Signings!
Friday, April 24, 2015 - 1:14pm | WhoRepresents
- At UTA:
- New signs at UTA, where the ex-CAA contingent is still settling in, include comedy names Greta Lee, Kyle Bornheimer, Donald Glover, Aidy Bryant and Michael Che, as well as High Maintenance creators Katja Blichfeld and Ben Sinclair.
- At WME:
- Director Rawson Marshall Thurber has signed with Cliff Roberts and Dan Aloni. Thurber was with Gregory McKnight, one of the agents who recently departed CAA for UTA, and decided to take the opportunity to try something new altogether. We will see if others follow suit, as a number of actors, writers and directors remain in play there.
- Acclaimed actor Peter Sarsgaard has signed with Brent Morley. He remains with longtime manager Jon Rubinstein at Authentic.
- TV super producer Mark Burnett has signed with Lori Pozmantier.
- Actress Michelle Rodriguez is now with Andrew Finkelstein and Brad Slater. She is managed by Jason Weinberg at Untitled.
- At ICM Partners:
- Veteran director Garry Marshall has signed with Kevin Crotty and John Burnham. He is also with longtime-CAA-agent-turned-producer-turned-manager Rick Nicita.
- Agent Meredith Wechter, who had one of ICM's youngest client lists, has announced she is leaving the agency. Her clients have included Bryce Dallas Howard, Brittany Snow, Josh Gad and Gal Gadot, as well as child stars like Hailee Steinfeld, Gabriel Basso, Jackie Evancho and Ariel Winter.
- At CAA:
- Ireland Baldwin, daughter of Alec Baldwin and Kim Basinger, has signed with Matt DelPiano.
- TV lit agent Adam Biren has joined the agency.
- Ireland Baldwin also has new management: Oren Segal of Radius Entertainment.
- Veteran talent agent Joe Rice has left Abrams Artists to start his own management company, JR Talent. We are in the process of confirming his new client list.
- PMKBNC has signed basketball player JJ Redick of the LA Clippers, as well as YouTube star Rosanna Pansino.
- Empire actor Trai Byers is now with Platform PR.