EXCLUSIVE: Mike Nilon, who left the feature talent department at CAA last month after 18 years at the agency, has become a manager and has gotten his name on the door at his new place of business. He joins as a partner in Kritzer Levine Wilkins Griffin Nilon Entertainment. The client situation is sorting itself out. “We are thrilled to have Mike join our team, his experience of more than 15 years as an agent will be an invaluable asset to the company,” the KLWGN partners said in a statement.
BREAKING: CAA agents Mike Nilon, Jessica Matthews and Shari Smiley are leaving the agency. Nilon is in the feature talent department, Matthews is feature lit, and Smiley was part of the book department. They follow by days the exit of Rand Holston. There has been a flurry of conjecture today about the imminent exit of a number of agents. CAA insiders denied those names are involved. The list is limited to the above three agents. No word yet on where Nilon, Matthews and Smiley will go. Holston is in talks with several agencies.