Notes from the Rep Biz - 06-05-2020

Notes from the Rep Biz - 06-05-2020

At WME:
 
Theresa Kang-Lowe, one of the pillars of WME's TV business, is leaving the agency to become a manager. She will form her own company, and will count none other than Alfonso Cuarón as her first client. It is also reported that her new company will be under an overall deal with Apple TV+.

Actor André Holland (Moonlight, The Eddy) has signed with a team that includes Esther Chang, Daniel Molina Torres and Andrew Finkelstein.
 
At CAA:
 
Actor Jack Huston (Boardwalk Empire, Ben-Hur) has signed with Josh Lieberman and John Campisi.
 
CAA has also welcomed a number of reality TV/social media stars into the fold, including Todrick Hall, Cosette Rinab, Jonna Mae and Lauren Singer.
 
At Gersh:
 
Taylor Schilling, one star of the recently concluded Orange Is the New Black, has returned to Gersh after a stint with WME.
 
TikTok star Josh Richards is another new sign for Gersh. Richards is also represented by up-and-coming social media management company TalentX ...
 
Elsewhere Around Town:
 
And speaking of TalentX, they have been gobbling up agents in the digital and touring spaces as the company continues to expand. The company, which represents TikTokers and other social media figures, has recently hired Sean Stewart, Maxwell Mitcheson and Samantha Bell, formerly of Gersh, A3 and WME, respectively. TalentX itself has recently signed with ICM Partners to create opportunities for its clients and in the production space.
 
Sources: The Hollywood ReporterDeadlineVariety