Creative Artists Agency has upped three trainees to its agent ranks.
Andrea Nelson joins the motion picture department as a talent agent; Jared Hoffman and Jim Toth will round out the new-media department.
Nelson and Toth have been at CAA since 1995, Hoffman since 1996.
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Actress Shannon Elizabeth has signed with ICM’s Colton Gramm and Carter Cohen for representation in all areas. Elizabeth played the exchange student in Universal’s 1999 comedy “American Pie.” She will next appear in Dimension’s “Scary Movie,” due in March. Elizabeth continues to be managed by Steven Fenton of Evolution Entertainment.
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The William Morris Agency has signed three television writing teams for representation:
Husband and wife duo Jeffrey Hodes and Nastaran Dibai are consulting producers on NBC’s “3rd Rock From the Sun,” and have worked on “Jesse” for Warner Bros./NBC as co-exec producers, and on CBS’ “The Nanny.”
Producers Matthew Weitzman and Michael Barker (“Damon,” “Hard Ball”) are working on “Family Guy” for Twentieth TV/FBC.
Matt Pyken and Michael Berns have a one-hour pilot at Fox through Regency TV titled “Skin,” set in the world of pornography.
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Rick Lefitz has joined Endeavor as an agent. Previously at United Talent Agency, Lefitz brings with him clients Anne Kenney (co-creator of “Family Law”), Angus Oblong (co-creator of WBTV’s “The Oblongs”), Dana Baratt (a co-producer on “Dawson’s Creek” and “Providence”), Stu Burns (supervising producer, “Futurama”), Sybil Gardner (a writer on “Law and Order” and a producer of “Any Day Now”) and screenwriter Eric Moe.
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Michael Sheen, who is starring as Mozart in Broadway’s “Amadeus,” has signed with Tammy Rosen and Beth Holden of Propaganda and ICM’s Colton Gramm and Scott Schachter for all theatrical representation.
The British actor was nominated for an Olivier Award for “Amadeus’ ” London tour, and an Evening Standard award for the Royal National Theater’s “Look Back in Anger.” His film credits include “Mary Reilly,” “Wilde” and “Othello.”