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AGENCY SIGNINGS ROUND-UP: MSNBC Anchor Contessa Brewer to ICM; Welsh Actor Matthew Rhys to WME

The week's worth of agency signings.

Contessa Brewer, Matthew Rhys, Gillian Zinser and Karen Gillan
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Clockwise from top left: Brewer, Rhys, Zinser and Gillan

-- MSNBC anchor Contessa Brewer has signed with ICM. Brewer also hosts the network's primetime series Caught on Camera.

-- Welsh actor Matthew Rhys, who stars on ABC's Brothers and Sisters, has signed with WME. He is represented by United Agents in the U.K. and managed by Management 360.

-- 90210 actress Gillian Zinser has signed with ICM. She is attached to the feature Manson Girls, which stars Taryn Manning and chronicles the women of Charles Manson's notorious "family." Zinser is managed by Suskin Management.

-- Karen Gillan of the BBC's Doctor Who has signed with UTA. This summer she will shoot the BBC's We'll Take Manhattan, a TV movie that will focus on a volatile 1962 Vogue photo shoot in New York. Gillan is represented by Independent Talent Group in the U.K.
 
-- Comedian Rodney Carrington has signed with APA. Carrington formerly starred on ABC's Rodney, a half-hour sitcom with a two-season run that ended in 2006. He is managed by 727 Management and PMG Entertainment Group.