Notes from the Rep Biz - 12-7-18

Notes from the Rep Biz - 12-7-18

At CAA:
 
SNL's Leslie Jones, a two-time Emmy nominee, has signed with Rachel Rusch.

Entrepreneur and New York Times best-selling author Rachel Hollis is a new signing for Justin Edbrooke.

At ICM Partners:

The agency has signed Machete Productions, the company behind CNBC's The Profit

At APA:

Longtime rep Jim Osborne has been named Head of Talent, while Sheva Cohen has been promoted to Senior Vice President in the Talent Department. The agency has also confirmed the pending departure of veteran talent agent Ryan Martin.

At WME:

Oscar-nominated producer/director/writer Lee Daniels, co-creator of Empire and Star, is a new sign for Jerome Duboz and Theresa Kang.

At UTA:

Comedian Dennis Miller, whose ninth stand-up special, Fake News, Real Jokes, premiered this month, has signed with Douglas Edley.
 
At Abrams Artists:

Singer/songwriter Poppy, whose second studio album Am I A Girl? is out now, has signed with Alec Shankman and Jade Sherman.

At Verve:

Former Roseanne showrunner Eric Gilliland has signed with the team of Bill WeinsteinKyle Jensen, and Rich Rogers.
 
Publicity Notes:

Wolf Kasteler PR has made a host of signings, including actor Sam Elliott and actresses Haley Lu RichardsonZawe Ashton, and Dianne Done

Actresses Lisa Durupt and Chantelle Albers have both signed with Katz PR.
 
Sources: The Hollywood ReporterDeadlineVariety