Kevin Huvane, Richard Lovett and Bryan Lourd are mad as hell. Exasperated, frustrated and, by their own admission, a little beaten down after a nearly two-year battle with a most unexpected foe: the Writers Guild of America.The three longtime leaders of CAA have had enough of being told by outsiders what they should and shouldn’t be doing to run Hollywood’s most powerful agency and what they can and can’t do to keep pace with the media giants that command the...
Co-Chairman / Managing Partner / Agent, Motion Picture Talent
Huvane was busy guiding the company he co-leads with Richard Lovett and Bryan Lourd through its acquisition and cultural and business integration of rival ICM Partners, all while overseeing its commercial endorsements, podcast and speakers departments and CAA Brand Management. But still he kept agenting. His big deals include brokering a bidding war for Tomi Adeyemi’s YA trilogy “Children of Blood and Bone,” which went to Paramount with Adeyemi set to adapt and exec produce, and working with Tom Cruise to ensure “Top Gun: Maverick” got a long theatrical window — efforts that led to a $1.5 billion global gross. Among his marquee clients are Steven Spielberg, Jennifer Aniston, Sandra Bullock, Anthony Hopkins, Meryl Streep, Jennifer Lopez, Sarah Jessica Parker, Viola Davis, Sofia Vergara and MSCHF, an art collective fostering brand partnerships.