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OCT
7
1 years

Corrie Christopher, Imagine Dragons Join Paradigm

Corrie Christopher, Imagine Dragons Join Paradigm

Corrie Christopher, agent for Imagine Dragons, has joined Paradigm as an agent in Paradigm’s music division. Christopher had been senior vp concerts at Agency for the Performing Arts. 

In addition to Imagine Dragons, Christopher brings some 15 clients with her to Paradigm, including Rise Against, Sublime with Rome, AWOLNATION, Descendents, and the Dirty Heads, among others. 

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AUG
12
1 years

Ronald Tutor Drops Appeal In Lawsuit Against Aramid

Ronald Tutor Drops Appeal In Lawsuit Against Aramid

Ronald Tutor has dropped his appeal of a lawsuit involving his movie holding company Library Asset Acquisition Company, which claimed Aramid Entertainment Fund and others violated the terms of a June 2009 waiver that was part of the $2.9 million settlement of a disputed loan.

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JUL
26
1 years

Shia LaBeouf Channels Ricky Gervais in Creepy 'Nymphomaniac' Clip (Video)

Shia LaBeouf Channels Ricky Gervais in Creepy 'Nymphomaniac' Clip (Video)

The marketing campaign for Nymphomaniac, the horny art house drama from Danish director Lars Von Trier, is heavy on the foreplay. Following the release of a provocative image yesterday of stars Stacy Martin and Shia LaBeouf in flagrante delicto, comes a disturbing second teaser clip. 

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JUL
17
1 years

Psy Moves From CAA to WME

Psy Moves From CAA to WME

Psy has left CAA for WME.

The South Korean superstar, who broke into the U.S. market in a big way with his 2012 international smash "Gangnam Style," recently saw the video for the song reach 1.7 billion views on YouTube, exactly a year after it first appeared on the video site. Psy was the first music artist to reach 1 billion views on YouTube.

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JUN
17
1 years

Ryan Smith's 'After' Starring Karolina Wydra Gets North American Deal

LONDON – Mongrel Media has struck a deal for North American rights to Ryan Smith's After.

U.K.-based genre specialist movie sales company Jinga Films sold the title to Mongrel.

Billed as a dark fantasy, the movie boasts a cast that includes Steven Strait (10,000 BC) and Karolina Wydra (House), who has landed a vampire role in the upcoming season of HBO's True Blood.

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JUN
12
1 years

Meryl Streep's 'Iron Lady' Set Up for Sale

Meryl Streep's 'Iron Lady' Set Up for Sale

LONDON -- U.K. studio facilities Wimbledon Film and TV Studios, under fresh management, have gone back to the market with its plans to sell off its House of Commons film set.

The plan to put the set under the auction hammer comes after the initial sale conducted on global internet site eBay fell through after the winning bidder failed to write a check for the $192,000 (£123,400) price tag.

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MAY
24
2 YEARS

Cannes: Sony Classics Nabs Jim Jarmusch's 'Only Lovers Left Alive'

Cannes: Sony Classics Nabs Jim Jarmusch's 'Only Lovers Left Alive'

Sony Pictures Classics has acquired all North American rights to Jim Jarmusch’s Only Lovers Left Alive, which will have its world premiere at the Cannes Film Festival on Saturday in the competition section.

The film was produced by Jeremy Thomas of Recorded Picture Company and Reinhard Brundig of Pandora Film. Christos Konstantakopoulos of Fairilo House served as executive producer.

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MAY
23
2 YEARS

Mike Epps Signs With CAA (Exclusive)

Mike Epps Signs With CAA (Exclusive)

CAA has signed stand-up comedian and actor Mike Epps.

Epps can be seen in this weekend’s Warners comedy The Hangover Part III, in which he reprises his role of drug dealer Black Doug seen in the first Hangover movie.

PHOTOS: 'The Hangover Part III': Justin Bartha's Instagrams From Set

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MAY
21
2 YEARS

Joel Kinnaman Signs with CAA

Joel Kinnaman Signs with CAA

Joel Kinnaman has signed with CAA, sources tell The Hollywood Reporter.

The Killing star left UTA last week. He continues to be represented by manager Shelley Browning of Magnolia Entertainment and attorney Adam Kaller.

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MAY
20
2 YEARS

WME Signs Author Laline Paull (Exclusive)

WME Signs Author Laline Paull (Exclusive)

WME has come out on top of a competitive situation to sign writer Laline Paull.

Paull is a London-based scribe who has worked in film and television on both sides of the pond and has had two plays performed at the Royal National Theatre London. But it’s her upcoming manuscript that piqued agency interest.

Paull has written a dark thriller titled Fear of August that is set entirely in a beehive and rooted in biological fact. Here is the logline:

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MAY
17
2 YEARS

Joel Kinnaman, Noomi Rapace Exit UTA (Exclusive)

Joel Kinnaman, Noomi Rapace Exit UTA (Exclusive)

Rising stars Joel Kinnaman and Noomi Rapace have abruptly left United Talent Agency, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.

Sources say the Swedish actors individually informed the agency of their plans to sever ties on Friday morning. Both continue to be represented by manager Shelley Browning and Magnolia Entertainment.

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MAY
7
2 YEARS

WME Signs Justin Timberlake's Music Touring Business (Exclusive)

WME Signs Justin Timberlake's Music Touring Business (Exclusive)

Actor and singer Justin Timberlake is taking his music touring business to WME.

Although previously signed with talent agency CAA, WME had been repping Timberlake as an actor since 2009. It will now inherit all of his future business, including touring and endorsements.

PHOTOS: 20 Best and Worst Music to Movie Crossovers

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MAY
6
2 YEARS

Phase 4 Films Picks Up U.S., Canadian Rights to Matt Johnson's 'The Dirties'

Phase 4 Films Picks Up U.S., Canadian Rights to Matt Johnson's 'The Dirties'

Phase 4 Films has acquired all U.S. and Canadian rights to Matt Johnson’s The Dirties.

The film, which debuted at the 2013 Slamdance Film Festival, stars Johnson and Owen Williams from a screenplay written by Johnson, Evan Morgan and Josh Boles.

The Dirties follows two best friends as they film a comedy about killing the bullies in their school. One of them isn't joking.

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MAY
1
2 YEARS

ICM Partners Expands Digital Strategy and Branded Entertainment Divisions

ICM Partners is making a concentrated foray into digital strategy and global branded entertainment, hiring three agents to expand its footprint in the fields.

Sarah Early and Matthew Murray are joining ICM’s Los Angeles office in the digital strategy division, which is led by by the division's managing director Keyvan Peymani.

Madison Wojciechowski is boarding the agency’s New York office and will work under global branded entertainment division head Carol Goll.

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