Judge Backs AMC Networks Motion In Latest Battle Of ‘Walking Dead’ War

In the latest chapter of the long-running dispute over The Walking Dead revenue, a New York judge granted AMC Networks’ motion seeking permission to file supplemental materials undercutting two lawsuits by CAA and Frank Darabont.
AMC attorneys ha…

In the latest chapter of the long-running dispute over The Walking Dead revenue, a New York judge granted AMC Networks’ motion seeking permission to file supplemental materials undercutting two lawsuits by CAA and Frank Darabont. AMC attorneys had filed a motion in order to spell out what they say are inconsistencies between the initial complaint and a subsequent suit in January. At a 15-minute hearing this afternoon in New York Supreme Court, Judge Eileen Bernsten…

Bilingual YouTube Star Mariale Marrero Signs With CAA

Mariale Marrero, a Venezuelan-born bilingual beauty and lifestyle influencer with more than 20 million fans online, has signed with CAA for representation in all areas. The 27-year-old creator launched her main Spanish-language YouTube channel, Mariale, in 2010 — seeing the opportunity to reach an underserved Hispanic audience. Today she’s a cross-cultural digital star, one of […]

Mariale Marrero, a Venezuelan-born bilingual beauty and lifestyle influencer with more than 20 million fans online, has signed with CAA for representation in all areas. The 27-year-old creator launched her main Spanish-language YouTube channel, Mariale, in 2010 — seeing the opportunity to reach an underserved Hispanic audience. Today she’s a cross-cultural digital star, one of […]

CAA Promotes 14 To Agents During Annual Company Retreat In Carlsbad

CAA had a lot of happy trainees at its annual company retreat that is happening now at the La Costa Resort & Spa in Carlsbad. Fourteen trainees were promoted to agents in the across multiple divisions, including TV, Motion Pictures and Sports.
First up: Matt Greenberg, Amanda Lie, Kirsten Polley, and Jacy Schleier have been promoted to agents in CAA’s TV department. Greenberg and Schleier serve in the Scripted and Alternative-TV departments, respectively, while Lie is in…

CAA had a lot of happy trainees at its annual company retreat that is happening now at the La Costa Resort & Spa in Carlsbad. Fourteen trainees were promoted to agents in the across multiple divisions, including TV, Motion Pictures and Sports. First up: Matt Greenberg, Amanda Lie, Kirsten Polley, and Jacy Schleier have been promoted to agents in CAA's TV department. Greenberg and Schleier serve in the Scripted and Alternative-TV departments, respectively, while Lie is in…

CAA Promotes 14 Trainees to Agents and Executives

CAA has promoted 14 of its trainees to agents or executives at its corporate retreat at the Omni La Costa Resort and Spa in Carlsbad, California, the agency said Friday.

Matt Greenberg, Amanda Lie, Kirsten Polley and Jacy Schleier have been promoted to agents in CAA’s television division. Greenberg and Schleier serve in the scripted and alternative-TV departments, respectively, while Lie is in talent and Polley in sports media and news.

Additional promotions to agents include Jordan Berg to digital talent and packaging; Stevee Jo Eads to motion pictures; Allison Hironaka to media finance; John MacGregor to the theater division; and Katie Germano and Bilge Morden to music touring.

Elevations to executives include Rachel Feucht in CAA hockey; Jason Hafford to executive in corporate development; Bernard Tyler to CAA brand consulting; and Kiran Vora to CAA sports property sales.

Berg, Eads, Feucht Greenberg, Hafford, Hironaka, Lie, Polley, Schleier and Tyler are based in the Los Angeles office, while Vora and Morden are based in London, Germano in Nashville, and MacGregor in New York.

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CAA has promoted 14 of its trainees to agents or executives at its corporate retreat at the Omni La Costa Resort and Spa in Carlsbad, California, the agency said Friday.

Matt Greenberg, Amanda Lie, Kirsten Polley and Jacy Schleier have been promoted to agents in CAA’s television division. Greenberg and Schleier serve in the scripted and alternative-TV departments, respectively, while Lie is in talent and Polley in sports media and news.

Additional promotions to agents include Jordan Berg to digital talent and packaging; Stevee Jo Eads to motion pictures; Allison Hironaka to media finance; John MacGregor to the theater division; and Katie Germano and Bilge Morden to music touring.

Elevations to executives include Rachel Feucht in CAA hockey; Jason Hafford to executive in corporate development; Bernard Tyler to CAA brand consulting; and Kiran Vora to CAA sports property sales.

Berg, Eads, Feucht Greenberg, Hafford, Hironaka, Lie, Polley, Schleier and Tyler are based in the Los Angeles office, while Vora and Morden are based in London, Germano in Nashville, and MacGregor in New York.

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CAA Promotes 14 Employees During Annual Company Retreat

CAA has upped 14 trainees at its annual company retreat at Omni La Costa Resort & Spa in Carlsbad. The agency has been at the resort since Thursday and made the announcement to the rest of the company today as the retreat was wrapping up. CAA’s Television department received the most new additions, with Matt […]

CAA has upped 14 trainees at its annual company retreat at Omni La Costa Resort & Spa in Carlsbad. The agency has been at the resort since Thursday and made the announcement to the rest of the company today as the retreat was wrapping up. CAA’s Television department received the most new additions, with Matt […]

Liam Neeson And Lesley Manville To Star In Northern Ireland-Set Love Story ‘Normal People’

EXCLUSIVE: In what is sure to be one of the prestige titles on sale at Cannes next month, I can reveal that screen heavyweights Liam Neeson and Lesley Manville are to star in upcoming love story Normal People, which is due to get underway in early July on location in Belfast, Northern Ireland. CAA, which packaged the movie, reps domestic distribution, with Bankside Films on board for international sales.
This is one of the buzziest projects of its type from this side of…

EXCLUSIVE: In what is sure to be one of the prestige titles on sale at Cannes next month, I can reveal that screen heavyweights Liam Neeson and Lesley Manville are to star in upcoming love story Normal People, which is due to get underway in early July on location in Belfast, Northern Ireland. CAA, which packaged the movie, reps domestic distribution, with Bankside Films on board for international sales. This is one of the buzziest projects of its type from this side of…

American Girl Hits New Stage In National Tour Of Branded Live Musical

Mattel’s American Girl and CAA-owned Mills Entertainment, a producer and promoter of branded live entertainment, are teaming to launch the new musical American Girl Live.
The show, inspired by the popular American Girl characters, will begin a nationwide tour this fall. Venues, dates and specifics about the look and feel of the show still are forthcoming, but the producers say it will weave together character storylines with new original music.
“We’re thrilled to bring a…

Mattel’s American Girl and CAA-owned Mills Entertainment, a producer and promoter of branded live entertainment, are teaming to launch the new musical American Girl Live. The show, inspired by the popular American Girl characters, will begin a nationwide tour this fall. Venues, dates and specifics about the look and feel of the show still are forthcoming, but the producers say it will weave together character storylines with new original music. "We're thrilled to bring a…