Scribe follows Peretzian to CAA

'World' writer Hedges ankles WMA

Creative Artists Agency has signed screenwriter, novelist and playwright Peter Hedges.

Hedges was until recently repped at the William Morris Agency by agent Michael Peretzian — who himself ankled the shop for CAA in February.

Best known for scripting the Lasse Hallstrom-helmed Par pic “What’s Eating Gilbert Grape,” and most recently, the Sigourney Weaver starrer, “A Map of the World,” Hedges’ newest screenplay, “Diary of a Lost Boy,” is in development at Fox Searchlight.

Hedges also penned legiters “Good as New” and “Baby Anger.”

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