Jeff Graup and Mikkel Bondesen have formed management and producing firm Graup-Bondesen, focused on breaking out new talent and specializing in studio action thrillers and comedies.
Bondesen, from Denmark, is a graduate of AFI’s producing program. His clients include James Vanderbilt (“Basic”), Ron Anderson (“Ubersheep”), John Killoran (“Good and Dead”), Josh Schwartz (“Providence”), Matt Nix (“Cock”) and commercials helmer Stefan Treschow.
Graup, an attorney from Gotham, worked at the William Morris Agency and the Walt Disney Co. prior to becoming a lit manager in 1997. His clients include Cormac and Marianne Wibberly (“The 6th Day”), John Bokenkamp (“Taking Lives”), Richard D’Ovidio (“Exit Wounds”), Rob Lieber (“Zits”) and helmer Andrzej Bartkowiak (“Romeo Must Die”).
Company is rounded out by manager Alex Goldstone and story editor Cortney Kiernan.
Colden, McKuin & Frankel negotiated the managers’ deal.