Joshua Leonard, one of the stars of Artisan’s “The Blair Witch Project,” has inked with ICM. He’s just wrapped Fox 2000’s “Navy Diver,” with Robert De Niro, and “In the Weeds,” with Molly Ringwald. Leonard continues to be managed by Jason Weinberg and Jason Newman at Untitled Entertainment.
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The William Morris Agency has added a slew of new talent to its roster: Ali Larter, star of New Line’s “Final Destination”; “Dharma & Greg” producer Eddie Gorodetsky; newcomer Michelle Rodriguez, who toplined “Girlfight,” this year’s Sundance Jury Award and best director winner; and writer-producer Richard Regan, who created UPN’s “Secret Agent Man.”
Larter is managed by Michael Bircumshaw at Atlas Entertainment, Gorodetsky by Evan Weiss at Messina Baker.
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Don Buchwald & Associates has added four new thesps to its roster: Robert Hays (“Airplane”), Michael Bacall (“Urban Legend”), Jimmy Shubert (“Go”) and Travis Wester (“MTV Undressed”). All will be repped by Mark Scroggs.
Hays, who is managed by Ran and Eric Saperstein of SFO, has just completed Robert Altman’s “Dr. T and the Women.” Bacall, who’s managed by Intl. Arts Entertainment’s Paul Greenstone, is about to start on the indie “Manic,” which he also co-wrote. Shubert, who’s managed by Jeff Gitlin Entertainment, next appears in Touchstone’s “Coyote Ugly.” Wester is managed by Steven Fenton at Evolution Entertainment.
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Kevin Dobson (“Knots Landing”) has signed with Craig Wyckoff of the Epstein/Wyckoff Agency for theatrical representation and C.E.D. for commercials. Dobson will star in an upcoming episode of Pax TV’s “Chicken Soup for the Soul.”
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Writer-director Tony Vitale (“Kiss Me Guido”) has signed with Dino Carlaftes at the Metropolitan Talent Agency. Vitale has just wrapped principal photography on the indie feature “Very Mean Men,” with Matthew Modine and Ben Gazzara. Vitale is managed by Union.
Thesp Lysette Anthony (“Husbands and Wives”) has also signed with Metropolitan. She continues to be managed by Daniel Sladek.