TALENT SIGNINGS ROUND-UP: Neal McDonough to Paradigm; New Clients at WME, ICM, UTA, APA
The week's worth of new agency and management company signings.
Neal McDonough, who co-stars in Captain America: The First Avenger and appeared in Minority Report, has signed with Paradigm. His other film credits include Flags of Our Fathers, Timeline and Walking Tall. McDonough has also had a regular series role on ABC's Desperate Housewives; his other television credits include HBO's Band of Brothers and NBC's Boomtown.
William Levy, who stars in the Spanish-language Univision telenovela Triunfo del Amor, has signed with WME. He has also appeared on the Televisa telenovela Cuidado con el Angel. Levy is managed by Gladys Gonzalez of John Carrabino Management.
Michael Genet, who wrote Focus Features' Talk to Me and co-wrote She Hate Me with Spike Lee, has signed with ICM. Genet won an NAACP Image for the Talk (2007) screenplay. He is managed by E. Brian Dobbins of Principato-Young Management.
Teen actor Jake Cherry, whose credits include The Sorcerer's Apprentice and both Night at the Museum films, has signed with UTA. His television credits include Fox's House and ABC's Desperate Housewives. Cherry is managed by Loch Powell of Leverage Management; his attorney is Jamie Mandelbaum of Jackoway Tyerman Wertheimer Austen Mandelbaum Morris & Klein.
Necar Zadegan, who recently appeared in the Broadway production of Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo alongside Robin Williams, has signed with APA and management company Trademark Talent. Zadegan's television credits include Fox's 24 and NBC's The Event.
Comedian Patrick Borelli, who writes for Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, has signed with Paradigm. He is managed by Brian Steinberg and Tucker Voorhees of Principato-Young Entertainment.
James DuMont, who has a recurring role on HBO’s Treme and appeared on TNT’s Men of a Certain Age, has signed with talent agency The House of Representatives. He is managed by Steven Adams of Alta Entertainment.