CAA Signs Toby Kebbell

Mike Fleming

CAA has signed Toby Kebbell, the young British actor who played a memorable gunman in Guy Ritchie’s RocknRolla, followed by playing John Wilkes Booth in the Robert Redford-directed The Conspirator, and has leads in the upcoming Steven Spielberg-directed … Read More »

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ICM Parting Ways With Three Agents

By | Sunday August 21, 2011 @ 9:14pm PDT

EXCLUSIVE: ICM motion picture literary agent Sophy Holodnik is leaving to become a manager at Echo Lake. Talent agents Steven Fisher and John Sacks will also depart. As Deadline already reported, ICM recently hired three new agents … Read More »

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CAA Signs ‘Entourage’s Doug Ellin

By | Friday August 12, 2011 @ 12:29pm PDT
Nellie Andreeva

EXCLUSIVE: Entourage creator/executive producer Doug Ellin has signed with CAA, which will also represent his company Fly the Coop Entertainment. He had been at WME for a long time. Ellin, whose HBO comedy Entourage is wrapping its eight-season … Read More »

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Jonathan Demme Leaves ICM for WME

By | Wednesday August 10, 2011 @ 7:21pm PDT

EXCLUSIVE: No announcements yet from either agency, but Oscar-winning director Jonathan Demme (Silence Of The Lambs) had been an ICM client for seven years. The iconclastic helmer works in film moving between indie projects and big studio productions, TV, and theater. For Demme, ICM put together Rachel Getting Married, the … Read More »

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ICM Signs Larry King Away From WME

By | Thursday June 23, 2011 @ 4:31pm PDT

EXCLUSIVE.. UPDATE: Larry King has moved from WME to ICM for representation in all areas. The former CNN talk-show host of Larry King Live for 25 years as well as author and TV/radio personality is set for four … Read More »

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Talent Agent Philip Grenz Joins ICM

By | Thursday June 23, 2011 @ 10:35am PDT

I’m told that motion picture talent agent Philip Grenz has landed at ICM after he was let go by WME. He had been talking to both Paradigm and ICM.

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ICM Signs America Ferrera

By | Friday June 17, 2011 @ 10:57am PDT
Nellie Andreeva

EXCLUSIVE: Former Ugly Betty star America Ferrera has signed with ICM. The Emmy-winning actress had been without an agent for the past few months since leaving WME, where she was a long-time client from the Endeavor side of the company. … Read More »

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Gersh Signs Chris Noth

By | Friday June 3, 2011 @ 8:03am PDT
Mike Fleming

EXCLUSIVE: Chris Noth has signed with Gersh. He had been repped by CAA. Noth, a fixture of TV and stage in New York, has been acting in the Broadway revival of That Championship Season, and he continues in a non-exclusive role … Read More »

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CAA Signs Slew Of Seasoned TV Writer-Producers And Directors

Nellie Andreeva

CAA has added several experienced TV writer-producers to its roster. The recent signings include:

Dexter executive producer/showrunner Scott Buck, previously co-executive producer on HBO’s Rome and Six Feet Under. He was with WME.

Emmy-winning former Frasier executive producer/co-showrunner Joe Keenan, most recently executive producer/consulting producer on ABC’s Desperate Housewives for the … Read More »

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British Talent Agency Plans To Fund U.S. And U.K. Reality Pilots

By | Sunday March 27, 2011 @ 5:10pm PDT

UK talent agency James Grant Group is looking for U.S. as well as Brit TV pilots to fund. The agency, which represents Piers Morgan as well as ABC’s Skating With the Stars host Vernon Kay, wants to fund TV pilots as part of its drive to own unscripted format rights … Read More »

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WME Signs Billy Bob Thornton From CAA

By | Tuesday March 22, 2011 @ 1:29pm PDT

He’s still managed by Media Talent Group and legal rep Bob Myman.

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R.I.P. Ed Limato

limato_chair_300x4003RD UPDATE: Ed Limato’s clients  weigh in on his passing:

Richard Gere: “Ed was my dear friend and agent for 40 years. He was the best of the best. There will never be anyone like him. The mold has been … Read More »

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