In the past five years, the role of the agent, and the business of running a sizable agency, has been buffeted by monumental changes, spurred by seismic shifts in the broader entertainment landscape.
Warner Bros. has acquired feature film rights to Kristine Barnett's upcoming memoir, tentatively titled "Scattered Skills," in a pre-emptive deal.
"Law & Order: SVU" exec producer Neal Baer has cut a three-book deal with Kensington Publishing for a novel series about a femme forensic psychiatrist on the hunt for a serial killer.
Just one week after 15 hostages were freed by Colombian commandos, Hollywood has come knocking. Several potential projects are already taking shape.
The Gersh Agency has expanded into the book biz, forming a department that will broker publishing deals for author clients. Phyllis Wender will run the division from Gersh's New York HQ and will…
It's not easy to turn YouTube stardom into the real thing. But Douglas Sarine and Kent Nichols, the duo behind online phenom "Ask a Ninja," are making some inroads, becoming the first video bloggers…