WME's loss is APA's gain

MUMBAI: WME has signed actors Taryn Manning, David Alpay and Dorian Missick and director Andrzej Bartkowiak. Manning and Bartkowiak were repped by WMA, Alpay and Missick by Endeavor. Those two agencies merged last month.

APA also has picked up actress Marianne Jean-Baptiste, who did not have U.S. agency representation.

Manning, managed by Untitled Entertainment, has appeared in Hustle & Flow, Cold Mountain, White Oleander and Crazy/Beautiful. She next appears in the indie film 8-3 and the remake The Story of Bonnie and Clyde.

Manning also is repped by music manager Mike Renault. She and her band, Boomkat, are touring and will perform next month at the Roxy in West Hollywood.

Alpay co-stars in the Showtime series The Tudors. He also appeared in the features Ararat, Man of the Year and Closing the Ring. He is managed by Kritzer Levine Wilkins Entertainment.

Missick has appeared in Rachel Getting Married and Mama‘s Boy and was a regular on the ABC series Six Degrees. He continues to be managed by Myrna Jacoby.

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