ICM has signed hyphenate Tyra Banks and her Bankable Prods., formerly know as Ty Ty Baby Prods.
Banks created and exec produces the hit UPN reality skein “America’s Next Top Model,” which begins its third cycle this fall. She also hosts the show and serves as a mentor to the aspiring models who populate the skein, which is exec produced by ICM client Ken Mok.
In addition to her supermodel status, Banks is an actress whose credits include “Coyote Ugly,” “Higher Learning,” and recurring roles on “Felicity” and “The Fresh Prince of Bel Air.” She wrote the 1998 book “Tyra’s Beauty Inside and Out” and is currently working on her first CD, slated to be released next year.
Ty Ty Baby is developing a one-hour drama for UPN.
Banks continues to be managed by Handprint.