In certainly one of of the largest TV showrunner company strikes in years, CAA has signed Greg Berlanti for illustration in all areas.
A WGA, DGA, PGA and Emmy nominated author, director, and producer, Berlanti is understood for his loyalty; he has solely modified businesses as soon as, within the early 2000s, when he left ICM for Endeavor (now WME), the place he has been for nearly twenty years, represented by Ari Greenburg.
The transfer comes amid sweeping modifications at Berlanti’s longtime TV dwelling, Warner Brothers. With his blockbuster total deal developing, Berlanti is bringing a brand new group, led by CAA heavyweights Bryan Lourd and Joe Cohen, to plot his subsequent transfer. (In options, Berlanti/Schechter Films signed an unique first-look characteristic movie with Netflix final year.)
Following the Discovery merger, there have been government shakeups and restructurings throughout all divisions of Warner Bros., together with the TV studio, HBO Max and DC whose IP has pushed a good portion of Berlanti’s TV business. The company and Paramount Global additionally offered the vast majority of their possession stakes within the CW, the place most of Berlanti Productions’ broadcast collection have aired, with the way forward for that community unsure.
The just lately bulked-up CAA, following the acquisition of ICM, has been going aggressively after big-name shoppers of rival WME, with a number of high-profile latest signings, together with Charlize Theron and Connie Britton.
Berlanti started his career in tv as a workers author on the hit present Dawson’s Creek and have become an government producer and showrunner of the collection after just one year on workers. That first gig launched a meteoric career rise for Berlanti who has served as creator, author, and producer on such collection as Everwood, Brothers & Sisters, Political Animals, Arrow, Blindspot, The Flash, Supergirl, You, Riverdale, Titans, Doom Patrol, All American, and The Flight Attendant.
For the previous few years, Berlanti Productions has had as many as 15 reveals on the air at one time, breaking a number of occasions the report for variety of reveals on the air at one time for a TV producer.
Upcoming tv tasks embrace Green Lantern, Strange Adventures, More, Providence, Dead Boy Detectives, Gotham Knights, Landing, and Found, plus The Girls on the Bus, an untitled restricted collection concerning the lifetime of display screen icon Doris Day, and Anon Pls a drama collection adaptation of the guide written by Instagram superstar gossip account DeuxMoi for HBO.
The movie division of his company, Berlanti/Schechter Films, which he based with longtime collaborator Sarah Schechter, just lately launched Amazon’s My Policeman, starring Harry Styles and Emma Corrin.
They are additionally at present in post-production on Matthew Lopez’s Red White and Royal Blue, and just lately wrapped manufacturing on Netflix’s Atlas with Jennifer Lopez. In 2018, Berlanti directed the acclaimed Love, Simon; which spawned a TV collection. Berlanti/Schechter Films additionally just lately produced Rachel Lee Goldenberg’s Unpregnant; Shawn Levy’s Free Guy starring Ryan Reynolds; and Chris Winterbauer’s Moonshot.
The company has tasks arrange at Netflix beneath their first-look characteristic movie deal, in addition to Fox, New Line, Warner Bros., Focus, Amazon, Skydance, and Village Roadshow, together with an Untitled Rock Hudson Biopic; We Were Never Here; The Sting; Secrets and Wives; and We Were There, Too.
Berlanti is at present directing the characteristic movie Project Artemis for Apple, starring Scarlett Johansson and Channing Tatum. He continues to be repped by Patti Felker at Felker Toczek Suddleson and Slate PR.