Rep Sheet Roundup: The Chainsmokers Sign With 42West
THR’s at-a-glance look at the week in representation news.
Who got signed, promoted, hired or fired? The Hollywood Reporter’s Rep Sheet rounds up the week in representation news. To submit announcements for consideration, contact [email protected].
42West’s music department has signed:
· The Chainsmokers, who released their third single, “The One,” last Monday
· R&B singer K. Michelle
· Alt-pop band Ocean Park Standoff, featuring Samantha Ronson, Pete Nappi and Ethan Thompson
· Los Angeles-based pop rock band Half the Animal
Working on Her Pitch (Just Kidding, She Was an Outfielder)
Jessica Mendoza, ESPN’s first female MLB analyst, has signed with CAA. The former softball star won an Olympic gold medal for Team USA at the 2004 Athens Games and was president of the Women’s Sports Foundation. Mendoza joined ESPN in August 2015 and now serves as an analyst on Sunday Night Baseball as well as for the Little League and Women’s College World Series. She also frequently contributes to Good Morning America on sister network ABC. Mendoza’s brand endorsements include T-Mobile, Reebok, Under Armour and Starwood Hotels, and she is a member of both the Stanford University and Latin Sports halls of fame.
Go Ahead, Make Her Day
Francesca Eastwood has signed with Brillstein for management. The actress recently starred opposite Chad Michael Murray in the Western Outlaws and Angels, which premiered at Sundance in 2016. She will be part of Showtime’s upcoming Twin Peaks reboot, and her upcoming movies include Angie Wang’s Cardinal X and The Vault, starring opposite Taryn Manning, James Franco and Scott Haze. Eastwood also starred in the thriller M.F.A., which premiered last month at SXSW, and her other credits include NBC’s Heroes Reborn and Big Sky at the Geffen Playhouse. The daughter of Clint Eastwood and Frances Fisher, she served as Miss Golden Globes in 2013. Eastwood continues to be repped by Greene and Associates.
All Grown Up
Singer and social media star Greyson Chance has signed with Digital Brand Architects. Chance first rose to fame in 2010 at age 12, when a video of him performing Lady Gaga’s “Paparazzi” went viral and earned him an appearance on The Ellen DeGeneres Show. Now 19, Chance released his second EP, Somewhere Over My Head, last May.
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