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UTA Agent Tobin Babst Joining Kaplan/Perrone

The veteran motion picture literary agent has been with the Beverly Hills-based company for 15 years.

UTA motion picture literary agent Tobin Babst is leaving the agency and will become a partner at management company Kaplan/Perrone Entertainment.

Babst will be the first partner brought in by the Beverly Hills-based management and production firm's Aaron Kaplan and Sean Perrone.

Babst has been with UTA for 15 years and started in the agency's mailroom. He represents screenwriters and directors.

Babst, Kaplan and Perrone met in the UTA mailroom and were assistants together in the agency's motion picture literary department. Kaplan and Perrone left to start their company in 2000.

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