Next Gen 2010: Hollywood's Young Guns
Diaz was all set to study international relations at Georgetown when she landed a P.A. job on Disney's Teacher's Pet 2. She never looked back. Now the Vienna, Va., native is a key player behind such shows as HBO's Boardwalk Empire and Big Love and is anticipating next year's Game of Thrones, a medieval fantasy series. The former ICM assistant and ABC exec, who lived in Spain during college, has a self-professed travel addiction that focuses on Latin American countries because she speaks the language. "When you travel, you get a chance to see what other people are trying to make in their film and television entertainment, which gives you an idea of what [they feel] about in their own culture."