TNT’s casting chief returns to role at ICM

Grossman happy to be back home

HOLLYWOOD — TNT casting chief Iris Grossman has ankled the cabler to return to her roots as a talent agent at ICM.

Grossman will start her gig at the tenpercentery’s TV division today following a nine-year run at TNT. Before moving to the cabler, she spent 12 years at ICM.

“We’re thrilled to have Iris back at ICM,” said Bob Sanitsky, exec VP and head of worldwide television. “She has a rare gift for spotting talent. That, coupled with her experience casting some of the great television movies of the last decade, make her a huge asset to the company in continuing to strengthen relationships with the talent community.”

Grossman said she was “happy to be back home at ICM,” where she started her career.

During her run at TNT, Grossman supervised casting on nearly 200 telepics, including “Nuremberg,” “James Dean” and “David Copperfield.” She also cast the cabler’s upcoming Whoopi Goldberg-led “Call Me Claus” and the John Turturro starrer “Monday Night Mayhem.”

In 1998, she won a Casting Society of America Artios Award and was nominated for an Emmy for casting the TNT telepic “George Wallace.”

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