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Helmer Hackford inks with CAA

Signing reps the latest in high-profile acquisitions for co.

CAA has signed Taylor Hackford, the director who’s making “Unchain My Heart: The Ray Charles Story” with Jamie Foxx.

It marks the third sizable signing in a week after the agency brought in Oscar-winning “The Pianist” star Adrien Brody and comedian Chris Rock.

Hackford’s resume ranges from “The Devil’s Advocate” to the Muhammad Ali docu “When We Were Kings” to “An Officer and a Gentleman” and “La Bamba.”

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