Code makes Rich Freeman partner

Veteran lit agent moves over from Paradigm

Code Entertainment has tapped veteran lit agent Rich Freeman as a partner alongside Rick Berg and Larry Kennar.

Freeman’s clients include David Auburn, David Hubbard, Jay Wolpert, Rusty Cundieff, Erica Rothschild, Craig Mitchell and Jim Kearns.

Freeman broke into the business at Writers and Artists in 1996 and headed the lit department when Paradigm acquired W&A. He’s been with Paradigm since.

Code’s client list includes Jose Rivera, Peter Silverman, Ken Kwapis, Ryan Shiraki, Angela Robinson and George Wing. Code has produced and financed John Dahl’s “You Kill Me” with Ben Kingsley, Tea Leoni and Luke Wilson; “Spring Breakdown” for Warner with Amy Poehler; and “The Boy in the Box” with Jon Hamm and Josh Lucas.

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