Director has long been repped by Endeavor

Writer/director David O. Russell has signed with CAA.

Russell had been repped by Endeavor.

The “Three Kings” director, who last helmed “I Heart Huckabees,” spent 2008 filming “Nailed,” the Jake Gyllenhaal-Jessica Biel romantic comedy that halted several times during shooting because of a financial shortfall by the film’s financier, Capitol Films.

Russell is next expected to direct Matthew McConaughey in “The Grackle,” a raucous comedy that is being produced by McConaughey’s jk livin’ banner and casts the actor as a barroom brawler who uses his skills to settle disputes for people who can’t afford a lawyer. That deal was made by Endeavor.

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