Joe Cohen
Max S. Gerber
United States
2019

CAA

Joe
Cohen

Head, Scripted Television

Cohen has made a name for himself on the TV side of the business, representing some of the industry’s top showrunners, producers, directors and talent. In the last year, he has helped secure massive overall production deals for his clients, such as “Stranger Things” creators Matt and Ross Duffer (aka the Duffer brothers) — who had just signed with the agency six months prior, after leaving Paradigm Talent — at Net­flix, where he previously negotiated an unprecedented $300 million deal for “Pose” and “American Crime Story” mastermind Ryan Murphy. He also helped “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” star Rachel Brosnahan and series creators Amy Sherman-Palladino and Dan Palladino land new overall deals with Amazon Studios following the show’s streak of awards gold.

Career

  • CAA
  • Tristar Pictures
  • Loews Cineplex Entertainment

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Conservative Radio Host Joe Walsh Says He Was 'Duped' by Sacha Baron Cohen

Conservative Radio Host Joe Walsh Says He Was 'Duped' by Sacha Baron Cohen

Sacha Baron Cohen is already generating some controversy with his upcoming Showtime interview series "Who Is America?" with conservative radio host and one-term congressman Joe Walsh saying Cohen tricked him into an interview.Walsh took to Twitter to defend former Alaska governor Sarah Palin after she claimed she had been "duped" into an interview with Cohen where he disguised himself as a disabled veteran in a wheelchair, tweeting he had also been similarly duped."I totally believe @SarahPalinUSA's account of the @SachaBaronCohen...

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