Rep Sheet Roundup: Nate Berkus Signs With Brillstein

Rainer Hosch

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

Designs on the future

Interior designer Nate Berkus has signed with Brillstein. After becoming a household name as one of Oprah Winfrey’s frequent expert guests, he will star with partner and fellow interior designer Jeremiah Brent in their own TLC series this spring. Berkus continues to run Chicago-based Nate Berkus Associates, serve as artistic advisor for LG Studio and maintain his various businesses, including a Target home collection. He continues to be represented by WME and Frankfurt Kurnit.

Team Blair 4-ever

Gossip Girl alum Leighton Meester has signed with 42West for publicity. The erstwhile Blair Waldorf is making her return to television this spring in the Fox comedy Making History, starring opposite Adam Pally.

42West also has signed singer/songwriter Laura Pergolizzi, also known as LP, and surf-rock band The Atomics, which is made up of modeling "It Boy" Lucky Blue Smith and his three model sisters, Starlie Cheyenne, Daisy Clementine and Pyper America.

A beautiful boost

Tata Harper Skincare has signed with Purple PR for publicity in North America and the U.K. The brand, whose products are made from scratch on Harper’s certified organic farm in Vermont, is an eco-friendly favorite among celebrities and others in the industry.

Killer signings

Jill Fritzo PR has signed:

·      Vinyl alum Richard Short, who will co-star in Lifetime's and Global Television’s upcoming assisted-suicide drama Mary Kills People

·      Jade Pettyjohn, one of the kid musicians on Nickelodeon’s series adaptation of School of Rock

·      Indie pop band Echosmith, composed of siblings Graham, Sydney, Noah and Jamie Sierota, of the platinum single “Cool Kids”

Elsewhere in Rep World:

WME-IMG CFO Chris Liddell Exits for Trump Post

‘The Crown’ Star Claire Foy Signs With UTA

Dave Franco Exits CAA for WME

Former Sen. Barbara Boxer Signs With CAA

WME-IMG Signs CrossFit