Senior veep joins new tenpercentary
After nearly four years at the William Morris Agency, senior VP and lit agent Todd Feldman is leaving the tenpercentery to join CAA.Feldman’s exit has been rumored since last fall. WMA execs chose to release him from his contract when it became clear that Feldman intended to leave when it expired later this year. It’s unclear which clients will join him at CAA. Feldman, 34, represents or co-represents a list of clients that includes Todd Phillips, director of feature “Starsky & Hutch”; Marc Forster, helmer of “Finding Neverland”; and Steve Carr, helmer of “Daddy Day Care.” Other clients are “Meet the Fockers” scribe Jim Herzfeld; Leslie Dixon, writer of “Freaky Friday”; David Ayer, who penned “Training Day”; and “Troy” scribe David Benioff. Also on his list are “2 Fast 2 Furious” writers Michael Brandt and Derek Haas; “Black Hawk Down” scribe Ken Nolan; Kieran and Michele Mulroney, writer-directors of “Paper Man”; and Jay and Mark Duplass, director and writer of SXSW Film Festival hit “The Puffy Chair.” Feldman began his career in 1994 in ICM’s mailroom. After seven years at that agency, he followed mentor Jim Wiatt to WMA in May 2001.