Rios signs with Innovative Artists
Empty"Quinceanera" star Emily Rios has signed with Innovative Artists. The 17-year-old made her feature debut in the movie, which won the Grand Jury Prize at the Sundance Film Festival as well as the festival's Audience Award. Rios is now shooting the independent feature "Vicious Circle" in Los Angeles. The actress additionally is repped by attorney Susan Kaufman.
Nick Turturro has signed with Metropolitan Talent Agency. Known for his role as Detective James Martinez on ABC's "NYPD Blue," the actor recently joined the cast of the upcoming feature film "I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry" opposite Adam Sandler and Kevin James. He also is on the current season of VH1's unscripted series "Celebrity Fit Club." Other credits include the films "World Trade Center" and "The Longest Yard" as well as NBC's "Third Watch." Turturro continues to be managed by Robert Costanzo at Entertainment Management Group.
Also signing with Metropolitan Talent Agency is Shedrack Anderson, who played Todd Bridges in the NBC movie "Behind the Camera: The Unauthorized Story of Diff'rent Strokes," which aired Sept. 4. He also is in the upcoming horror film "Drive-Thru." Other credits include the feature film "Fat Albert," the NBC Saturday morning series "Just Deal" and the Lifetime Television movie "Gracie's Choice." Anderson additionally is repped by Society Entertainment.
Steve Schirripa has signed with APA. He plays Bobby "Bacala" Baccalieri on the HBO series "The Sopranos." His recent credits also include the film "Must Love Dogs" and an appearance opposite former "Sopranos" cast member Drea de Matteo on NBC's "Joey." He also appears in the romantic comedy "That's Amore," due out next year. Schirripa also has written two books: "A Goomba's Guide to Life" and "The Goomba Diet: Living Large and Loving It."
Cinematographers Steve Fierberg and Antonio Calvache, costume designer Catherine George and line producers Erin O'Malley and Mark Ovitz have signed with Endeavor for representation. Fierberg's credits include Seasons 1 and 2 of HBO's "Entourage," the film "Secretary" and the upcoming film "The Girl's Guide to Hunting and Fishing." Calvache shot the film "In the Bedroom" and the upcoming film "Little Children." George's credits include the upcoming films "Reservation Road" and "The Nanny Diaries" as well as "Birth," "Garden State" and "Elf." O'Malley's credits include producing HBO's "Da Ali G Show" and co-producing the network's "Curb Your Enthusiasm." Ovitz' credits include UPN's "Love, Inc.," ABC's "Karen Sisco" and the NBC movie "Growing Up Brady."
Larry Guli has signed with Terri Walker at Actors and Other Artists. The actor's credits include the films "Shut-Eye" and "Moses: Fallen. In the City of Angels."