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The A-List Founder on Why She Hosted a Party for 125 Hollywood Assistants

With long hours, low pay and busy and often demanding bosses, it’s easy to see why assistants are dubbed the unsung heroes of Hollywood. Ashlee Margolis knows that and it’s why she opened her Beverly Hills office to throw a party in their honor on Feb. 22. No sneaking in the back door or pretending […]

Art Curator Jack Siebert on Selecting 20 Painters for Debut Exhibition: “It’s a Female Empowerment Show”

With power reps as parents, Jack Siebert could have easily carved out a career in the family business. He could’ve been an agent like his mother (Gersh senior managing partner Leslie Siebert) or a manager-producer like his father (Lighthouse Entertainment’s Steven Siebert) but the 25-year-old is intent on making his mark on the art world. […]

Ben Foster, Charmaine Bingwa Join Will Smith in ‘Emancipation’ Drama

Ben Foster, Charmaine Bingwa, Gilbert Owuor and Mustafa Shakir have joined Will Smith in Emancipation, the freedom quest tale being directed by Antoine Fuqua for Apple Studios. Smith plays Peter, a man who escapes from slavery, relying on his wits, unwavering faith and deep love for his family to evade cold-blooded hunters and the unforgiving […]

Paradigm Promotes Five, Adds Gersh Agent

Paradigm Talent Agency has promoted five staffers to become new agents, while veteran literary agent Michael Romero-LoSasso has joined the company from Gersh.

Lost Stanley Kubrick Film ‘Lunatic at Large’ in the Works

Producers Bruce Hendricks and Galen Walker have optioned the rights to the thriller, with an eye to production on a movie starting in late 2021.

TikTok Star Josh Richards Signs With Gersh

TalentX Entertainment co-founder and TikTok influencer Josh Richards has signed with The Gersh Agency for representation.

Gersh Reaches Agreement With WGA

Gersh has signed an agreement with the Writers Guild of America.

Gersh Adds Former Sony Exec Lauren Craniotes, Promotes Three Others (Exclusive)

Gersh has hired former Sony exec Lauren Craniotes as a motion picture lit agent.

‘Derry Girls’ Star Jamie-Lee O’Donnell Signs With Gersh (Exclusive)

'Derry Girls' breakout Jamie-Lee O'Donnell has signed with Gersh.

Ryan Phillippe Signs With Gersh (Exclusive)

Ryan Phillippe has left WME for Gersh.

Rep Sheet Roundup: Documentarian Billy Corben Signs With Black Box

'Screwball' documentary filmmaker Billy Corben has signed with Black Box Management.

Ellen Barkin Exits CAA for Gersh (Exclusive)

Fresh off a pivotal episode for her 'Animal Kingdom' character, Ellen Barkin has left her longtime agency CAA for Gersh.