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Agencies Book Artisans on ‘Blood & Oil,’ ‘Chiraq,’ ‘Narcos’ and Other Projects

Gersh Agency has booked line producer George Paaswell (“The Benefactor”) on Hulu series “Deadbeat”; and d.p.’s Peter Collister (“Barely Lethal”) on Jeff Wadlow’s “The True Memoirs of an International Assassin” and Shelly Johnson (“Blood & Oil”) on Mark Williams’ “The Headhunter’s Calling.”

WPA has booked d.p.’s Matthew J. Lloyd (“Daredevil”) on Melina Matsoukas’ “Insecure” pilot for HBO and Curtis Wehr (“Touch”) on Amazon Studios’ “Trial”; and production designer Sharon Busse (“Brooklyn Nine-Nine”) on Fox’s “The Grinder.” The agency has also placed editors Ian Kezsbom (“Married”) on Netflix series “Flaked,” Scott Ashby (“Hot in Cleveland”) on season 5 of TV Land’s “The Soul Man,” Wendy Smith (“Glory Daze”) on ABC’s “Uncle Buck” and Hunter Via (“From Dusk Till Dawn”) on Showtime pilot “Chiraq.”

Eastern Talent has booked first a.d. Fernando Altschul (“Narcos”) on John Singleton’s “Snowfall” pilot for FX and editor Stephen Mark (“Black Sails”) on OWN’s “Greenleaf.”

Sandra Marsh & Associates has booked d.p. Stijn Van Der Veken (“Shetland”) on BBC’s “Silent Witness.” APA has booked producer Scott Lumpkin (“The Best of Me”) on Martin Campbell’s “The Foreigner”; and editors William Hoy (“Pan”) on Matt Reeves’ “War of the Planet of the Apes” and Michael McCusker (“Get on Up”) on Tate Taylor’s “The Girl on the Train.” The agency has also placed cinematographer Mike Eley (“The Outcast”) on USA’s “Shooter,” and editor Dany Cooper (“Deadline Gallipoli”) on Jim Loach’s “One Fat Summer.”

Innovative Artists has placed stunt coordinators Jack Gill (“Furious 7”) on Tom Ford’s “Nocturnal Animals”and Markos Rounthwaite (“Iron Man 3”) on season 2 of Netflix’s “Narcos” (pictured above).

Skouras agency has booked production designer Ian Phillips (“Twilight”) on Showtime’s “Dice” and editor Bruce Green (“Jane the Virgin”) on Garry Marshall’s “Mother’s Day.”

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