Creative Artists Agency

‘Mare of Easttown’ prodco Wiip snags investment from PE firm Atwater Capital

Mediawan Studios-backer Atwater Capital has extended its investment in US-based Mare Of Easttown producer, Wiip. Atwater has made an undisclosed “additional investment” in the US company, having taken its first stake in the Dickinson prodco in 2020. Terms of the latest investment were undisclosed. The US investment firm had sold part of its interest in […]

US talent agency Creative Artists to acquire rival ICM Partners

US talent giant Creative Artists Agency (CAA) is to acquire rival ICM Partners in a shock move that will leave Hollywood with just three major agencies. Details of the price have not been revealed but the deal is expected to close later this year and will transform LA’s agency landscape, leaving just CAA, Endeavor-backed WME […]

Robert de Niro attached to James Patterson TV adaptation

Robert de Niro is executive producing a television remake of James Patterson’s best-selling book series Private. De Niro’s TriBeCa Productions is attached to the series, which Sonar Entertainment and James Patterson Entertainment unveiled yesterday. The Hollywood actor will executive-produce the 13x60mins show, also titled Private, along with TriBeCa partner Jane Rosenthal and Berry Welsh. Prolific author […]

YouTube channel operator gets cash injection from CAA-backed bank

Base79, the UK-based digital company that operates a swathe of YouTube channels, has received a cash injection from Evolution Media Capital, a boutique investment bank part-owned by the Creative Artists Agency. EMC’s investment division contributed the cash. A Base79 spokesman would not disclose how much the ‘multimillion’ dollar investment was for, but noted that last year […]