Wheelhouse Group

Brent Montgomery’s Wheelhouse lands Maroon 5 frontman Adam Levine

Wheelhouse Entertainment, part of the production and investment firm launched by former ITV America CEO Brent Montgomery, has struck an exclusive overall deal with Adam Levine, the frontman of band Maroon 5. The singer-songwriter will produced scripted and unscripted content for all platforms through his 222 Productions banner, with the prodco’s president Josh Gummersall and […]

Wheelhouse hires CAA’s Eric Wattenberg as chief content officer

Longtime CAA agent Eric Wattenberg has joined Brent Montgomery’s media, marketing and investment company Wheelhouse Group as chief content officer. Wattenberg will work across the Wheelhouse Group, including its talent and content arm – home to Kimmelot, Jimmy Kimmel’s production and media label, film/TV company Campfire, live entertainment and production specialist Den of Thieves, digital […]

Brent Montgomery’s Wheelhouse Group acquires US prodco Campfire

Brent Montgomery’s Wheelhouse Group has taken a majority stake in Campfire, the US prodco behind Netflix’s The Innocent Man and HBO Max’s Heaven’s Gate. Campfire was founded by Ross Dinerstein, who will remain in charge of the company’s day-to-day operations and retain creative control. The deal will see the company working with Wheelhouse on feature […]

Wheelhouse Group hires general counsel Rob Lia as president

Brent Montgomery’s Wheelhouse Group has appointed long-time general counsel Rob Lia as president. Lia is to oversee and manage all business operations, as well as planning and investing across all subsidiaries of the group, including entertainment and content, marketing and brand initiatives, and Wheelhouse’s events division and investment and real estate ventures. Lia – who […]

Montgomery’s Wheelhouse Group launches brand and marketing division

Brent Montgomery’s fast-expanding Wheelhouse Group has launched a brand and marketing arm. Labeled Wheelhouse Labs, the new division is to connect creators and talent with various brands with the aim of forging organic partnerships that transcend branded content. Wheelhouse has appointed former Diageo North America exec Dan Sanborn (pictured) as president of the new venture. […]

Brent Montgomery taps A+E’s Sean Cohan for Wheelhouse

Brent Montgomery’s Wheelhouse Entertainment has hired 15-year veteran of A+E Networks Sean Cohan as its new president. Cohan will work closely with Montgomery and Wheelhouse’s chief strategy officer Ed Simpson. He will remain with A+E Networks through the end of 2018 to manage a smooth transition for the company and its global leadership team. He […]