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John Mayer Signs With CAA

John Mayer, the Grammy Awards-winning songwriter and singer, has signed for representation with CAA in all areas. The iconic guitar player broke out with the quintuple-Platinum album Room For Squares in 2001, and had three No. 1 debuts on the Billboard Top 200 with Heavier Things (2003), Battle Studies (2009) and Born and Raised (2012). […]

‘Reservation Dogs’ Star Devery Jacobs Signs With CAA (Exclusive)

Devery Jacobs, one of the stars of FX/Hulu’s Reservation Dogs, has signed with CAA for representation. Jacobs plays Elora Danan Postoak on the series, which follows a group of Indigenous teenagers on a reservation in Oklahoma. She has also joined the show’s writers room and co-wrote the fourth episode of season two, which is set to […]

Josh Gad Signs With CAA

Josh Gad, the star of stage and screen who is perhaps best known for voiding Olaf in Disney’s Frozen movies, has signed with CAA. He was previously at WME. Gad’s voicing of the snowman in Frozen made his cords famous the world over and won him a Grammy. He also earned a Tony Award nomination […]

CAA Closes $750M Deal for ICM Partners, Consolidating Major Agency Landscape

In a move that consolidates the Hollywood talent agency landscape into three major players, CAA has closed its acquisition of ICM Partners, the companies said.  CAA, led by Bryan Lourd, Kevin Huvane and Richard Lovett, and ICM, led by Chris Silbermann, first unveiled the deal in September, saying that “ICM is one of the best […]

Supreme Court Rulings Rocked — and Rallied — the 2022 CAA Amplify Summit

There is a Planned Parenthood in South L.A. five minutes from USC, where Storm Reid goes to college. “I have friends who have been in situations where they’ve had to go to Planned Parenthood,” the Euphoria star said in a conversation with Ava DuVernay and Nina Shaw on Thursday afternoon in Ojai. “That right could […]

CAA Unveils Round of Promotions to Agent

Creative Artists Agency has promoted six graduates of its CAA Elevate agents and executives training program to full-fledged agents. Chris Burrus becomes an agent in the music touring department, based in Nashville. He joined CAA in 2018 as an assistant and earlier held internships at ole Publishing, Capitol Christian Music Group and Yep Roc Music […]

CAA Amplify’s In-Person Summit Returns: “A Place to Build Community, Reconnect and Recharge”

After a two-year pandemic-induced hiatus, CAA’s in-person Amplify Summit is back. An invitation-only group of artists, thought leaders and industry executives will gather in Ojai tomorrow for a lineup of keynotes, firesides and breakout sessions aimed at leveraging multicultural perspectives to advance goals in both business and justice. Those who will address this year’s summit […]

N.Y. Times Podcast Host Lulu Garcia-Navarro Signs With CAA

Lulu Garcia-Navarro, formerly the host of NPR’s Weekend Edition and now a podcast host at The New York Times, has signed with CAA. The journalist and on-air talent spent 17 years at NPR, where she was the first Latina to host a flagship show for public broadcaster. In addition to Weekend Edition, Garcia-Navarro also co-hosted NPR’s Up First and served as […]

Kai Shappley Signs With CAA (Exclusive)

Transgender actress, activist and author Kai Shappley has signed with CAA. Shappley starred in the Emmy-winning documentary about her life, Trans in America: Texas Strong. Her other credits include the feature-length documentary Mama Bears, director Daresha Kyi’s documentary about the impact of a support group for conservative, Christian mothers of LGBTQ children, and the Netflix […]

Imagine Entertainment, Washington Post Sign First-Look Film, TV Deal

Ron Howard and Brian Grazer’s Imagine Entertainment has signed a first-look deal with The Washington Post to create scripted and unscripted film and TV content drawn from the legendary newspaper’s vast archives. The deal, brokered by CAA, which represents both Imagine and the Post, will develop and produce projects inspired by current reporting and ongoing […]

Eiza Gonzalez Signs With CAA (Exclusive)

Eiza González has signed with CAA for representation in all areas. González is currently shooting Three Body Problem, an ambitious sci-fi series set up at Netflix from Game of Thrones series creators David Benioff and D.B. Weiss. The actress recently wrapped the Scott Z. Burns limited series Extrapolations for Apple TV+ opposite Marion Cotillard, Tobey Maguire, […]

Agency Dealmaking for Journalists Goes Into Overdrive

With the 2022 midterm elections kicking into gear, and what is sure to be a heated presidential election cycle just over the horizon, star journalists are in high demand. But while TV anchors and correspondents have seen their profiles (and compensation) rise for decades, the past few years in particular have turbocharged that shift. “News […]