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.