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Thomas Sadoski Signs With Verve

Thomas Sadoski has signed with Verve. The veteran actor is best known for playing Don Keefer in HBO’s The Newsroom and film roles in the John Wick franchise and in Jean-Marc Vallee’s Wild, where he appeared opposite Reese Witherspoon. Sadoski also starred in the CBS sitcom Life in Pieces. He will next be seen in […]

‘CODA’ Star Troy Kotsur Signs With Verve

Oscar-winning actor Troy Kotsur has signed with Verve. Kotsur made history as the first deaf performer to win an Academy Award for his supporting role in Sian Heder’s best picture winner, CODA, in which he played fisherman and father Frank Rossi. Kotsur’s Oscar came at the end of a whirlwind awards season, during which he […]

Agencies Look to Cash in on Podcasts’ IP Gold Rush

As Hollywood fully buys into podcasting, multimillion-dollar deals are the norm for the crème de la crème of shows, while a growing audio advertising marketplace has allowed more podcasters to make a good living off their work as the industry is expected to exceed $2 billion in ad revenue next year. The major talent agencies […]

Verve Launches Audio Division With Former ‘Serial’ Business Manager as Agent (Exclusive)

Verve is launching an audio division. Joining the newly formed division is Elise Bergerson, who formerly served as a business operations manager for hit podcasts like Serial and This American Life. At Verve, Bergerson will develop and sell podcasts for the agency’s clients and represent podcast companies, as well as continue her consulting work for podcasts and audio networks. […]