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Thriller Novelist Simon Gervais Signs With APA (Exclusive)

Thriller franchise author and former counterintelligence agent and bodyguard Simon Gervais has signed with APA for film and TV projects. Gervais wrote The Last Protector as part of his Clayton White series, with the next installment, The Last Sentinel, to launch  Aug. 9. He also wrote the Pierce Hunt series for Thomas and Mercer and […]

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 […]

Streamer Disguised Toast Signs With WME (Exclusive)

Streamer Jeremy Wang (Disguised Toast) has signed with WME for representation in all areas. The agency will work to expand Wang’s business across brand partnerships, nonscripted television, podcasts and events. Wang got his start streaming the digital collectible card game Hearthstone and has featured Teamfight Tactics, League of Legends and Among Us in his content. Wang […]

Makeup Artist Tati Westbrook and TikTok Star Sandra Kwon Sign With Underscore Talent

Underscore Talent has signed a group of creators across beauty, comedy, gaming and dance, including beauty YouTuber and makeup artist Tati Westbrook and TikTok star Sandra Kwon (known as @jeenie.weenie). Included in the recent round of signing are the dancers Trechelle and Treona Andino, known as the Splash Twinz, and Twitch streamer Becca “JustaMinx.” “Tati, […]

Kylian Mbappe Signs With WME Sports, Launches Production Banner (Exclusive)

International soccer star Kylian Mbappé has signed with WME Sports as he launches his own production banner, Zebra Valley. The star of Paris Saint-Germain Ligue 1 club and France’s national soccer team and his entertainment company will be represented by WME Sports, the sports representation arm of the Hollywood talent agency WME. Los Angeles-based Zebra […]

Elsa Majimbo Signs With IMG Models, WME (Exclusive)

Instagram star, comic, author, chess champion and model Elsa Majimbo has signed with IMG Models and WME. IMG Models will look to build Majimbo’s portfolio of work through global editorial coverage and fashion, beauty and lifestyle endorsements. And WME said it will amplify her voice, which in part comes through the megaphone of around 2.5 […]

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 […]

ICM Partners Signs Labor Activist Ai-jen Poo (Exclusive)

Labor activist Ai-jen Poo has signed with ICM Partners, The Hollywood Reporter has exclusively learned. The agency will represent Poo personally as well as the nonprofit she co-founded, the National Domestic Workers Alliance. As an individual client, Poo joins a roster that includes gun control advocate and retired congresswoman Gabby Giffords and Black Lives Matter […]

‘Your Rich BFF’ Creator Vivian Tu Signs With WME

Vivian Tu, the financial content creator best known as @yourrichbff on TikTok and Instagram, has signed with WME. The creator has leveraged her past experience as a trader for J.P. Morgan and a sales partner for BuzzFeed into a new career offering financial literary advice to users on social media, branding herself as the internet’s […]

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, […]

Chess Streamer Hikaru Nakamura Signs With WME (Exclusive)

Professional Chess player and streamer Hikaru (“GMHikaru”) Nakamura has been signed by WME for worldwide representation in all areas. The agency will expand Nakamura’s business across digital, literary, brand partnerships, non-scripted television, licensing and more. Nakamura has a large following on Twitch, where he has 1.4 million followers and is the number one Chess streamer […]

Producer Ross Dinerstein and Campfire Studios Sign With UTA

UTA is lighting a fire for Ross Dinerstein and Campfire Studios. The producer and his production company have signed with the agency for worldwide representation in all areas and he comes to the agency after having amassed dozens of scripted and unscripted credits, ranging from feature films to TV/streaming projects. Dinerstein and Campfire’s current and […]