Metropolitan ups Forman

Talent head named VP

In a move that marks the first VP appointment in its 20-year history, Metropolitan Talent Agency has promoted Karen Forman to that spot for tenpercentery.

MTA prexy Christopher Barrett said Forman had “contributed immeasurably to the growth of Metropolitan” and called her elevation both “well deserved and long overdue.”

She joined Metropolitan as an agent in 1993 and was promoted to head of the talent division in 1998. Her new responsibilities will include overseeing the daily activities of both the talent and literary divisions.

Metropolitan reps roughly 150 actors and 100 writers, producers and directors. It’s clients include actors Jane Seymour, Cloris Leachman and Jeffrey Nordling (“Once and Again”) as well as lit clients such as writer-director George Huang (“Swimming With Sharks”), writer-producer Dianne Houston (“Max Bickford”) and writer-executive producer Chris Abbott (“Diagnosis Murder,” “Legacy”).

Forman started her career at Creative Artists Agency in 1989, serving as an assistant to agents Michael Menchel and Doug Robinson.

More Scene

  • Ryan Murphy Pose

    Ryan Murphy on 'Showrunning As Advocacy' and the Post-Me Too 'Age of Enlightenment'

    In a move that marks the first VP appointment in its 20-year history, Metropolitan Talent Agency has promoted Karen Forman to that spot for tenpercentery. MTA prexy Christopher Barrett said Forman had “contributed immeasurably to the growth of Metropolitan” and called her elevation both “well deserved and long overdue.” She joined Metropolitan as an agent […]

  • 'The Sinner' film premiere

    Jessica Biel Closes Her Kid-Friendly Au Fudge Restaurant

    In a move that marks the first VP appointment in its 20-year history, Metropolitan Talent Agency has promoted Karen Forman to that spot for tenpercentery. MTA prexy Christopher Barrett said Forman had “contributed immeasurably to the growth of Metropolitan” and called her elevation both “well deserved and long overdue.” She joined Metropolitan as an agent […]

  • Comedy Converstion with L to R:

    Just for Laughs Festival Honors Tiffany Haddish, Hannah Gadsby, More

    In a move that marks the first VP appointment in its 20-year history, Metropolitan Talent Agency has promoted Karen Forman to that spot for tenpercentery. MTA prexy Christopher Barrett said Forman had “contributed immeasurably to the growth of Metropolitan” and called her elevation both “well deserved and long overdue.” She joined Metropolitan as an agent […]

  • Paul Krassner Memoir Illustration

    Paul Krassner on Resisting With Humor

    In a move that marks the first VP appointment in its 20-year history, Metropolitan Talent Agency has promoted Karen Forman to that spot for tenpercentery. MTA prexy Christopher Barrett said Forman had “contributed immeasurably to the growth of Metropolitan” and called her elevation both “well deserved and long overdue.” She joined Metropolitan as an agent […]

  • Just for Laughs Festival Montreal

    Just for Laughs Festival Is the Coachella of Comedy

    In a move that marks the first VP appointment in its 20-year history, Metropolitan Talent Agency has promoted Karen Forman to that spot for tenpercentery. MTA prexy Christopher Barrett said Forman had “contributed immeasurably to the growth of Metropolitan” and called her elevation both “well deserved and long overdue.” She joined Metropolitan as an agent […]

  • National Comedy Center Set To Open

    National Comedy Center Set To Open During Lucille Ball Fest

    In a move that marks the first VP appointment in its 20-year history, Metropolitan Talent Agency has promoted Karen Forman to that spot for tenpercentery. MTA prexy Christopher Barrett said Forman had “contributed immeasurably to the growth of Metropolitan” and called her elevation both “well deserved and long overdue.” She joined Metropolitan as an agent […]

  • Carter Hudson, John Singleton, Angela LewisFX's

    John Singleton on Disney-Fox Deal: 'You Gotta Let FX Be What It Is'

    In a move that marks the first VP appointment in its 20-year history, Metropolitan Talent Agency has promoted Karen Forman to that spot for tenpercentery. MTA prexy Christopher Barrett said Forman had “contributed immeasurably to the growth of Metropolitan” and called her elevation both “well deserved and long overdue.” She joined Metropolitan as an agent […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content