UTA has gone outside of the agency world for its latest agent hire. Lucinda Moorhead, Manager of Development at BBC Worldwide Prods., is joining UTA as an agent in the TV Literary Department. She will start at the beginning of the year. Moorhead, who has some agency experience (she started off as an assistant at CAA), spent the last 3 years at Los Angeles-based BBC Worldwide Prods.. There, she worked on the development of scripted series, including Starz’s Torchwood: Miracle Day; Starz’s upcoming drama series Da Vinci’s Demons, and the NBC drama project Borgen, based on the Danish format. “Lucinda is a passionate advocate for great television, and we know she will be a terrific agent and a major asset to our team,” UTA Managing Director Jay Sures said. Added Jane Tranter, Head of BBC Worldwide Prods., Lucinda has a rare combination of drive, creative passion, insight and wit. She is a class act, talented, warm, funny and bright. UTA is lucky to have her spark on their team, and we all wish her huge amounts of luck and happiness on this exciting new stage of her career. ”
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