Notes from the Rep Biz - 01-10-2020

Notes from the Rep Biz - 01-10-2020

At CAA:
 
One of the stars of the forthcoming live-action Mulan, Yoson An, has signed with Josh Pearl..
 
Acclaimed director Richard Shepard has signed with veteran TV agent Andrew Miller.
 
At ICM Partners:
 
Musician and judge on The Masked Singer Robin Thicke has signed with ICM, where his point will be Mark Siegel.
 
At UTA:
 
Fox News host and anchor Bret Baier has signed with UTA, one of the leaders in repping on-air news personalities.
 
Elsewhere around town:
 
Producer/writer Liz Alper has signed with Verve.
 
The Politician actor Benjamin Barrett has signed with APA.
 
Christina Ochoa, one of the stars of Animal Kingdom, is now with Buchwald.

And finally ... The end of 2019 saw a number of agents changing venues, some of them moving to different agencies and some of them moving into executive roles. Among them are:

  • Veteran WME agent Jason Spitz has partnered with director Chad Stahelski (John Wick) on production company 87eleven, which has a new deal at Lionsgate.
  • Former CAA lit agent Elizabeth Newman has joined the development team at Fox21 TV.
  • Another former CAA agent, Jelani Johnson, has joined Charles King's MACRO as a content strategist.
  • Commercial agent Lauren Nogy has jumped from APA to UTA.
  • Unscripted agents Alan Moore and John Seitzer are also on the move from APA to UTA.
  • Filling the void left by Moore and Seitzer, unscripted agents Julie Choi and Sean Zeid are joining APA from Paradigm.
     

Sources: The Hollywood ReporterDeadlineVariety