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Stamford Advocate
Entrepreneurs should wait as long as possible to raise money, says a VC who's invested in over 20 companiesabout cash — it's about control. He credits his friend Beth Ferreira, former C
Stamford Advocate / Posted 11 minutes ago
about cash — it's about control. He credits his friend Beth Ferreira, former COO of Etsy and current managing partner at WME Venture Partners, for pointing that out. "It's so true," he said. He continued: "The minute you raise money from... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Entrepreneurs should wait as long as possible to raise money, says a VC who's invested in over 20 companiesabout cash — it's about control. He credits his friend Beth Ferreira, former C
Connecticut Post / Posted 19 minutes ago
about cash — it's about control. He credits his friend Beth Ferreira, former COO of Etsy and current managing partner at WME Venture Partners, for pointing that out. "It's so true," he said. He continued: "The minute you raise money from... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
Casey Affleck's Sea Change Media Signs First-Look Deal With Amazoncrime flick The Old Man and the Gun opposite Robert Redford; and Joe Wright's S
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 48 minutes ago
crime flick The Old Man and the Gun opposite Robert Redford; and Joe Wright's Stoner adaptation. He is represented by WME. Amazon also has exclusive first-look production deals with Bona Fide Productions, Killer Films and Le Grisbi... Read more
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Billboard
'American Idol': Luke Bryan Set as Second Judgelast three albums debuted at the top of the Billboard Country Album charts. He
Billboard / Posted an hour ago
last three albums debuted at the top of the Billboard Country Album charts. He has released five albums since 2007: I'll Stay Me, Doin' My Thing, Tailgates & Tanlines, Crash My Party and Kill the Lights. The singer-songwriter is rep... Read more
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Variety
Casey Affleck’s Production Company Signs Deal With Amazon StudiosDragon,” giving it up for “Manchester”). Affleck is set to star in “Stoner” for
Variety / Posted an hour ago
Dragon,” giving it up for “Manchester”). Affleck is set to star in “Stoner” for director Joe Wright (“Atonement”), an adaptation of John Williams’ acclaimed novel about an academic. Affleck is represented by WME and Ziffren Brittenham.Filed... Read more
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Business Wire
Amazon Studios Pacts with Casey Affleck’s Sea Change Media on First-Look Production Dealset to star in Stoner for director Joe Wright, based on the beloved 1965 novel
Business Wire / Posted 2 hours ago
set to star in Stoner for director Joe Wright, based on the beloved 1965 novel by John Williams. Affleck is represented by WME and Ziffren Brittenham. About Amazon Studios About Amazon Video Amazon Video is a premium on-demand entertainment... Read more
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Mashable
This tennis player took a knee but not for the reason you thinkKapernick, the 49ers quarterback who started the knee protest last September, s
Mashable / Posted 5 hours ago
Kapernick, the 49ers quarterback who started the knee protest last September, shared the same agent, Carlos Fleming at WME|IMG: Keep in mind: Kyrgios and Kaepernick share an agent. A scan of NK's timeline (and t-shirts) reveals his politics,... Read more
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metro
Meghan Markle's ex husband making show about guy whose ex wife marries a royalhad children with Meghan, meaning he could potentially have been connected to t
metro / Posted 2 days ago
had children with Meghan, meaning he could potentially have been connected to the royals for life. They pitched the show to WME and it got snapped up. Although it is ‘loosely’ as in the show the male character shares kids with his ex wife where as... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
Gal Gadot Parts Ways With ManagerWoman in the DC Comics team-up Justice League and has signed on for the Wonder
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 2 days ago
Woman in the DC Comics team-up Justice League and has signed on for the Wonder Woman sequel. In addition, she’s in early talks to join Bradley Cooper in MGM’s supernatural thriller Deeper. Gadot continues to be represented by WME and Sloane... Read more
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Variety
Greg Berlanti to Shepherd Time Travel Love Story, Football Drama Projects at CWin association with Warner Bros. Television, where Berlanti is set up under an
Variety / Posted 2 days ago
in association with Warner Bros. Television, where Berlanti is set up under an overall deal. Berlanti is repped by WME, as is Stevens. Blair is repped by Verve and Good Fear Film + Management. On Wednesday, The CW announced they were... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
'Veep' Star Anna Chlumsky Signs With WMEThe 'My Girl' star is a five-time Emmy nominee. Veep's Anna Chlumsky has signe
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 3 days ago
The 'My Girl' star is a five-time Emmy nominee. Veep's Anna Chlumsky has signed with WME, The Hollywood Reporter has exclusively learned. She was previously with Innovative. As Selina Meyer's beleaguered deputy chief of staff, Amy Brookheimer,... Read more
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Variety
Fox Developing Step-Sibling Comedy With Elizabeth Banks, Max Handelman Producingalso worked in different capacities on shows like “Family Guy,” “American Dad,”
Variety / Posted 3 days ago
also worked in different capacities on shows like “Family Guy,” “American Dad,” and “Impastor.” Caltagirone is repped by WME and Anonymous Content. Banks and Handelman are represented by UTA, Untitled Entertainment and Ziffren Brittenham.Filed... Read more
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Variety
Mark Wahlberg to Star in Paramount’s ‘Instant Family’will play Wahlberg and Ferrell’s respective fathers. Wahlberg was most recentl
Variety / Posted 4 days ago
will play Wahlberg and Ferrell’s respective fathers. Wahlberg was most recently seen in “Transformers: the Last Night” as well as the CBS Films pic “Patriot’s Day.” He is repped by WME, who packaged the comedy and Anders is repped by UTA.Filed Und... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
Mark Wahlberg to Star in 'Instant Family' for Paramountwriting duo behind the Daddy's Home series, wrote Instant Family and will produ
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 4 days ago
writing duo behind the Daddy's Home series, wrote Instant Family and will produce alongside Wahlberg and Steve Levinson. WME, which represents Walhberg, packaged the comedy. Paramount is fast-tracking the project and aims to start shooting next... Read more
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Variety
Gal Gadot in Talks to Join Bradley Cooper in Thriller ‘Deeper’League,” where she will reprise her role as Wonder Woman, and then dive into “D
Variety / Posted 4 days ago
League,” where she will reprise her role as Wonder Woman, and then dive into “Deeper” before getting ready for the “Wonder Woman” shoot. “Justice League” hits theaters on Nov. 17. She is repped WME. Deadline first reported the news.File... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
Prestige TV puts premium on top writersworld has changed. You don’t have to operate inside the traditional model anymo
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 4 days ago
world has changed. You don’t have to operate inside the traditional model anymore,” said Rick Rosen, head of television for WME Entertainment, an agency whose clients include “Lost” producer Carlton Cuse — who recently signed a reported $20-million... Read more
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KPLR 11 St. Louis
Prestige TV puts premium on top writersworld has changed. You don’t have to operate inside the traditional model anymo
KPLR 11 St. Louis / Posted 4 days ago
world has changed. You don’t have to operate inside the traditional model anymore,” said Rick Rosen, head of television for WME Entertainment, an agency whose clients include “Lost” producer Carlton Cuse — who recently signed a reported $20-million... Read more
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Variety
Natasha Lyonne and Amy Poehler Teaming for Netflix Comedyin a producing capacity, including BBC America’s “Zero Motivation,” a comedic d
Variety / Posted 4 days ago
in a producing capacity, including BBC America’s “Zero Motivation,” a comedic drama set among women in the Israeli army, which was recently put into development. Lyonne and Poehler are both repped by WME. Headland is repped by UTA.Fi... Read more
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Variety
Dick Wolf Drama ‘F.B.I.’ in the Works at CBSpresident Kelly Kahl and senior executive VP of programming Thom Sherman, who t
Variety / Posted 4 days ago
president Kelly Kahl and senior executive VP of programming Thom Sherman, who took over as network programming chiefs in May with the departure of former president Glenn Geller. Wolf is represented by WME and attorney Cliff Gilbert-Lurie.Filed Und... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
WME Signs Podcasting Company Panoply Mediato adapt Panoply projects into films, television shows and live events. Podcas
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 5 days ago
to adapt Panoply projects into films, television shows and live events. Podcasting company Panoply Media has signed with WME, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. The agency will work with Panoply to adapt its audio stories into films, television... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
Matt Damon to Star in, Produce Quack Doctor Film 'Charlatan'teamed on the drama Manchester by the Sea). Damon’s Pearl Street Films partner
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 5 days ago
teamed on the drama Manchester by the Sea). Damon’s Pearl Street Films partner Jennifer Todd also is onboard to produce. WME, which reps Damon, Koppelman and Levien, is putting together the financing for the project. Koppelman and Levien are... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
Horror Film 'The Ritual' Sells to Netflix for $4.75 Million(Serkis and Cavendish also were in town with the tentpole actor's directorial d
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 5 days ago
(Serkis and Cavendish also were in town with the tentpole actor's directorial debut, Breathe, which Cavendish produced). Bruckner's previous films include Southbound and V/H/S. WME Global negotiated The Ritual deal on behalf of the fi... Read more
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Sports Business Daily
Learfield, IMG College Agree To Merger In Deal That Combines Industry's Biggest PlayersSOLVING AN ONGOING PROBLEM: The merger for WME-IMG enables it to pivot away fro
Sports Business Daily / Posted 5 days ago
SOLVING AN ONGOING PROBLEM: The merger for WME-IMG enables it to pivot away from the college business that has been such a riddle. Since WME acquired IMG in ‘13, the college division has undergone a series of leadership changes and property losses... Read more
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Variety
Matt Damon to Star as Con-Man Doctor in ‘Charlatan’the implantation of goat testicles. The scheme quickly made him rich, until he
Variety / Posted 5 days ago
the implantation of goat testicles. The scheme quickly made him rich, until he was accused in court of the deaths of several of his patients from botched procedures. WME negotiated the deal and will handle the worldwide sale of the film.Filed Un... Read more
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Variety
Snapchat Execs to Deliver Keynote at Mipcom; Tencent, WME Among New ParticipantsConnections,” will welcome more than 70 new participants, including Chinese med
Variety / Posted 5 days ago
Connections,” will welcome more than 70 new participants, including Chinese media powerhouse Tencent and U.S. talent agency WME. Global streaming service Netflix will also have a large presence with a booth, although the company is registered as a... Read more
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Sports Business Daily
Learfield, IMG College Close To Merger, Reshaping College SpaceThe merger for WME-IMG enables it to pivot away from the college business that
Sports Business Daily / Posted 6 days ago
The merger for WME-IMG enables it to pivot away from the college business that has been such a riddle. Since WME acquired IMG in '13, the college division has undergone a series of leadership changes and property losses that stunted its growth, which... Read more
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Daily Mail
Paris Jackson displays chest tattoos in slinky tank and green suitto show off her new chakra tattoos, which begin at her breastbone and crawl dow
Daily Mail / Posted 6 days ago
to show off her new chakra tattoos, which begin at her breastbone and crawl down just above her belly button. The IMG/WME repped beauty balanced her sexy chemise with an elegantly tailored suit which featured strong shoulders in a bold moss... Read more
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Variety
Elisabeth Moss to Star in Simon Curtis’ Women Rights Drama ‘Call Jane’the new season of the Jane Campion limited series “Top of the Lake: China Girl,
Variety / Posted 6 days ago
the new season of the Jane Campion limited series “Top of the Lake: China Girl,” and will be seen this fall in the Palme d’Or-winning film “The Square.” Moss is repped by WME, Ribisi Entertainment, and Independent Talent Group in the U.K.Filed Und... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
Elisabeth Moss to Star in Abortion Drama 'Call Jane'the Lake: China Girl, and will be seen this fall in Ruben Ostlund’s Palme d’Or
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 6 days ago
the Lake: China Girl, and will be seen this fall in Ruben Ostlund’s Palme d’Or winning film The Square. Moss is repped at WME, Ribisi Entertainment and Independent Talent Group in the UK. Schore & Sethi are repped at ICM and Madhouse... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
Rep Sheet Roundup: 'America's Next Top Model' Alum Signs With MDM MediaAtlanta alum Erica Dixon. Since appearing on the VH1 reality series from 2012 t
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 6 days ago
Atlanta alum Erica Dixon. Since appearing on the VH1 reality series from 2012 to 2015, she is now focusing on her clothing line and preparing for the relaunch of her hair collection. Elsewhere in Rep World: WME Signs Emmy-Nominated ‘The Keepers’... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
Rodarte Fashion Designers Kate and Laura Mulleavy On How They Got A Film Made In Hollywoodby the close-up style of shooting faces in the 1970s Woodstock documentary, of
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 6 days ago
by the close-up style of shooting faces in the 1970s Woodstock documentary, of all things. The sisters, who are repped by WME-IMG, have flirted with Hollywood before. They collaborated with costume designer Amy Westcott on the 2010 film Black... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
The Fashion Version Of Netflix Doubles Down On Original ContentIP is unique enough to survive in an increasingly fragmented market. Noticing
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 7 days ago
IP is unique enough to survive in an increasingly fragmented market. Noticing the foothold OTT has been gaining, agency WME-IMG launched Made to Measure in 2015, a free, ad-supported fashion network featuring runway shows, documentaries like The... Read more
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Variety
Emmy Weekend: Inside Friday’s Starry Festivities at UTA, WME, CAA, Variety/WIF, Entertainment Weekly, and Gershthe niceties were over and partygoers got down to the business of doping out Su
Variety / Posted 8 days ago
the niceties were over and partygoers got down to the business of doping out Sunday’s winners. It became apparent that WME has the high-class problem of competing against itself in numerous key categories. “This Is Us” creator Dan Fogelman was... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
WME Signs Emmy-Nominated ‘The Keepers’ DuoRyan White directed Netflix’s Catholic Church scandal docuseries, which he exec
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 9 days ago
Ryan White directed Netflix’s Catholic Church scandal docuseries, which he executive produced with Jessica Hargrave. WME has signed Tripod Media, the production company behind Netflix’s Emmy-nominated documentary series The Keepers, The Hollywood... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Conor’s role in UFC’s $5 billion messUFC hit its pinnacle with Ronda Rousey, whose reign of unprecedented dominance
Adelaide Now / Posted 10 days ago
UFC hit its pinnacle with Ronda Rousey, whose reign of unprecedented dominance came to an end just as uber talent agency WME-IMG stepped in and purchased the UFC for nearly $AUD5 billion. The May 2016 sale rocked the UFC to its core. On the... Read more
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Herald Sun
Conor’s role in $5 billion messUFC hit its pinnacle with Ronda Rousey, whose reign of unprecedented dominance
Herald Sun / Posted 10 days ago
UFC hit its pinnacle with Ronda Rousey, whose reign of unprecedented dominance came to an end just as uber talent agency WME-IMG stepped in and purchased the UFC for nearly $AUD5 billion. The May 2016 sale rocked the UFC to its core. On the... Read more
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Geelong Advertiser
Giant $5 billion problem UFC can’t solveUFC hit its pinnacle with Ronda Rousey, whose reign of unprecedented dominance
Geelong Advertiser / Posted 10 days ago
UFC hit its pinnacle with Ronda Rousey, whose reign of unprecedented dominance came to an end just as uber talent agency WME-IMG stepped in and purchased the UFC for nearly $AUD5 billion. The May 2016 sale rocked the UFC to its core. On the... Read more
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News.com.au
Giant $5 billion problem UFC can’t solveUFC hit its pinnacle with Ronda Rousey, whose reign of unprecedented dominance
News.com.au / Posted 10 days ago
UFC hit its pinnacle with Ronda Rousey, whose reign of unprecedented dominance came to an end just as uber talent agency WME-IMG stepped in and purchased the UFC for nearly $AUD5 billion. Will see ever see a boxing-UFC crossover fight... Read more
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Variety
Aubrey Plaza, Jenny Slate Join Miles Teller’s ‘Ark and the Aardvark’ Animated Moviethe unique characters of our film will spring to life onscreen and make a perfe
Variety / Posted 10 days ago
the unique characters of our film will spring to life onscreen and make a perfect film for both kids and adults alike.” WME Global is representing the film’s distribution rights. Plaza is represented by CAA, Mgmt Entertainment, and Schreck Rose... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Giant $5 billion problem UFC can’t solveUFC hit its pinnacle with Ronda Rousey, whose reign of unprecedented dominance
The Courier Mail / Posted 10 days ago
UFC hit its pinnacle with Ronda Rousey, whose reign of unprecedented dominance came to an end just as uber talent agency WME-IMG stepped in and purchased the UFC for nearly $AUD5 billion. The May 2016 sale rocked the UFC to its core. On the... Read more
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Billboard
Meet the Next Generation of Hip-Hop TastemakersMcCall, the rappers behind the viral hit “Juju on That Beat,” which rocketed to
Billboard / Posted 10 days ago
McCall, the rappers behind the viral hit “Juju on That Beat,” which rocketed to No. 5 on the Hot 100. Following a stint at WME, the 30-year-old music agent joined United Talent Agency in 2015, quickly becoming one of the company’s brightest stars.... Read more
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Billboard
Kendrick Lamar and Anthony 'Top Dawg' Tiffith Rule Billboard's First-Ever Hip-Hop Power Listexecs. Not just in hip-hop, but the industry overall." CARA LEWISFounder/owner
Billboard / Posted 10 days ago
execs. Not just in hip-hop, but the industry overall." CARA LEWISFounder/owner, Cara Lewis Group After 23 years at WME and a three-year stint at CAA, Lewis started her own venture in 2016. This year alone, the New York-based veteran has... Read more
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Variety
Jim Carrey to Star in New Showtime Comedy Series ‘Kidding’other screen credits include “Microbe & Gasoline,” “Mood Indigo,” “The We and t
Variety / Posted 10 days ago
other screen credits include “Microbe & Gasoline,” “Mood Indigo,” “The We and the I,” “The Green Hornet,” “Be Kind Rewind,” “The Science of Sleep” and “Human Nature.” Carrey and Gondry are repped by WME. Holstein is repped by CAA.F... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
Ben Schwartz Joins Kevin Hart in 'Night School'executive produce. In addition, he was recently nominated for an Emmy for outst
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 10 days ago
executive produce. In addition, he was recently nominated for an Emmy for outstanding actor in a short form comedy or drama series for Funny or Die’s The Earliest Show, which he also created. He is repped by WME, Haven Entertainment and Gang... Read more
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New York Post
The UFC ruined itself for $4 billionUFC hit its pinnacle with Ronda Rousey, whose reign of unprecedented dominance
New York Post / Posted 11 days ago
UFC hit its pinnacle with Ronda Rousey, whose reign of unprecedented dominance came to an end just as uber talent agency WME-IMG stepped in and purchased the UFC for $4 billion. The May 2016 sale rocked the UFC to its core. On the management... Read more
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Billboard
LCD Soundsystem's Manager Ian Montone On 'American Dream' Going To No. 1: 'As a Rule We Always Said Let's Not Do Anything Embarrassing'really was a team effort. At Monotone, Brett Williams, Brian Graff, Brian Cross
Billboard / Posted 11 days ago
really was a team effort. At Monotone, Brett Williams, Brian Graff, Brian Cross and Matt PollackSamantha Kirby at WME. Steve Martin at Nasty Little Man. Jay Schumer, Joe Gallo and Mark Williams and Jen Mallory, too, were incredible at Sony... Read more
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The State News
Current and former Apparel and Textiles Design students gain VIP access to New York Fashion WeekDirector, Samantha Stevens, had been given an opportunity," Schuiling said. "Th
The State News / Posted 11 days ago
Director, Samantha Stevens, had been given an opportunity," Schuiling said. "There’s lots of people involved, but IMG and WME and basically the licensed college apparel, wanted to do something with the program. IMG was working with various... Read more
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Variety
Film News Roundup: Stephen Rea, Colm Feore Join Chloe Grace Moretz’s Thriller ‘The Widow’Bender, James Flynn, and Karen Richards are producing the project. Sierra/Affin
Variety / Posted 11 days ago
Bender, James Flynn, and Karen Richards are producing the project. Sierra/Affinity will handle foreign sales, and CAA and WME Global will co-represent the film domestically. Rea’s credits include “V for Vendetta” and the recent BBC television... Read more
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Variety
Bonnie Hunt Joins Ben Stiller’s Showtime Limited Series ‘Escape at Dannemora’lent her voice to animated projects that include the “Cars,” “Monster’s Inc.” a
Variety / Posted 11 days ago
lent her voice to animated projects that include the “Cars,” “Monster’s Inc.” and “Toy Story” franchises. She is repped by WME. “Escape at Dannemore” will be written and executive produced by Brett Johnson and Michael Tolkin, who met while working... Read more
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Variety
IFC Buys Ellen Page Zombie Movie ‘The Cured’Canada with distribution in tow. This year’s annual kickoff to awards season ha
Variety / Posted 12 days ago
Canada with distribution in tow. This year’s annual kickoff to awards season has been characterized by uncertainty, as few frontrunners have emerged. The deal for “The Cured” was negotiated by CAA and WME and Arianna Bocco from IFC Films.Filed Und... Read more
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