ICM Ups Six To Partners


LOS ANGELES (CelebrityAccess) ICM Partners announced Feb. 12 the elevation of six agents to partners, five from the Los Angeles office and one based in New York.

Three women and three men were elevated, bringing ICM’s total number of partners to 54. The new ICM Partners are; Ayala Cohen (Comedy), Hrishi Desai (Lit), Adam Ginivisian (Comedy/Concerts), Scott Mantell (Concerts/International), Kathleen Remington (Lit) and Lara Sackett (Physical Production).

“We are proud to welcome these outstanding agents into our Partnership,” ICM Partners said in a statement. “Each has earned their ascension through a passion for advancing the careers of our clients, dedication to teamwork and great taste. They each make a unique and important contribution to our culture, which is a major factor in their elevation to Partner.”

Cohen, former talent exec/ producer for “Saturday Night Live,” made the move to representation in 2012 and now reps acts like Pete Davidson, Amy Landecker, Chris Redd, and Jay Pharoah.

Desai’s clients include Bruce Miller, creator of the award-winning Hulu series “The Handmaid’s Tale,” and Grant Morrison, co-creator of SyFy’s “Happy!” Desai also represents writers for series like “The Big Bang Theory” and “Elementary.”

Ginivisian becomes the youngest partner at ICM, beginning in the agency’s mailroom in 2007 and, at the comedy touring department, reps acts like Rob Schneider, Aisha Tyler, Roseanne Barr and Michael Kosta. He is also co-head of the Los Angeles Trainee Program.

Mantell is head of international touring for the Concerts Department, repping acts like Nicki Minaj, Lil Wayne, Postmodern Jukebox and Cyndi Lauper.

Remington’s literary clients include screenwriter Gary Dauberman, responsible for recent movie scripts “It” and “Anabelle: Creation.” He is currently working on “It2.” Longtime client Chris Morgan is the writer/producer of the “Fast and Furious” franchise.

Sackett reps multiple Academy- and Emmy Award-winning production artists like editor William Goldenberg (“Argo”), Jack Fisk (“The Revenant,” “There Will Be Blood”), and Hank Corwin (“The Big Short.”)

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