EXCLUSIVE: As I have been reporting all along, Steve Rabineau is on his way from William Morris to UTA where he will become a partner and senior agent in the motion picture literary department. The deal is in its final stages of being worked out, I’m told, but is far enough along for Rabineau to have visited UTA this afternoon where Board members Jeremy Zimmer and David Kramer introduced Rabineau to the other agents in the department. Rabineau is expected to bring all his clients to UTA, including Alfonso Cuaron, Phillip Noyce, Don Roos, Craig Gillespie, Todd Graff, John Amiel, Sergei Bodrov, Eric Brevig and others. In 2004, Rabineau, along with David Lonner, famously departed Endeavor and headed to William Morris. It’s still unclear where Lonner will end up, although it’s known that UTA is eager for him to settle there as well.
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