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Endeavor has signed Irene Mecchi for representation in all areas. She’s co-written several animated features for Disney, including “The Lion King” and “Hercules,” and is developing an original feature project for Disney. Mecchi is also repped by attorney Michael Gendler of Gendler & Kelly.

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Alan Houston of the NBA’s New York Knicks has been signed by the William Morris Agency for representation in all areas of showbiz, including commercials and endorsements, movies and TV. Houston has a featured role in the Sony Screen Gems/Palm Pictures release “Black and White,” and appears in ads for Nike, Sprite and American Express, among others. Houston is managed by Strickland & Ashe Management.

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Musician-thesp Vince Riverside, who has a supporting role in Sony’s upcoming “Groove” and is the lead singer of the S.F.-based band Gasoline, has signed with Michael Greenwald (in L.A.) and Rachel Sheedy (in N.Y.) at Don Buchwald & Associates.

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Director of photography (“Jurassic Park”) and helmer (“Honey, We Shrunk Ourselves”) Dean Cundey has signed with the Irv Schechter Agency. Cundey, who’s the d.p. on Paramount’s “What Women Want” with Mel Gibson and Helen Hunt, will be repped by Irv Schechter and Boyd Hancock. He’s managed by Alex D’Andrea of BW Entertainment.

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Former Disney creative exec turned screenwriter Diane Fredel-Weis, who penned the 1998 indie feature “Inconceivable” has signed with literary agent Leslie Kallen. Kallen is repping Fredel-Weis’ screenplay “Girlfriend’s Guide to Independent Living.”

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Actress-hostess Kathleen McClellan, who portrays a reporter on Columbia TriStar Television’s syndicated “Battle Dome,” has signed with Babette Perry at ICM for hosting representation. She’s also signed with Marv Dauer Management for career management. For commercials, McClellan continues to be repped by Nick Terzian of NTA.

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Katherine Kelly Lang, seen most recently on the CBS soap “The Young and the Restless,” has signed with Diverse Talent Group’s Christopher Nassif and Leland LaBarre. Lang, who recently launched a telefilm production company called Angel Eyes Prods., is managed by Alex D’Andrea of BW Entertainment.

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Jeff Aghassi has joined the team at the Alpern Group, where he’ll serve as a motion picture agent, repping screenwriters for features, telepics and book-to-film sales. Aghassi, who began his career at the Lynn Pleshette Agency in 1996, has a client roster including publisher the Permanent Press, novelist and scripter Pete McCormack (“Understanding Ken”) and author Clifford Irving.

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