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With just over a month to go until nominations for The 71st Annual Golden Globe® Awards are announced, Jason Weinberg’s Untitled Entertainment could be heading for a 2014 full of celebrations. Not only will the management and production agency be turning Sweet 16, but many of its stars have been hotly tipped for awards success.
It was back in 1998 when Jason Weinberg’s year-old Untitled Entertainment merged with Stephanie Simon Management, forming what is today one of the most reputable management agencies in the US in the process. In the fifteen years that the company has been in existence, Jason, Stephanie, their colleagues, clients and employees have enjoyed success after success.
Untitled has gone from being a pure management agency to a business that today encompasses a TV production division, which has helped deliver shows such as HBO’s Enlightened, as well as a branded entertainment division, which oversees marketing and advertising programs, licensing and new media engagements for clients.
Today, the client roster includes more than 700 performers, from Lea Michele and Penelope Cruz to Tyra Banks and Jared Leto, but right from the start Untitled has been looking after some of Hollywood’s biggest names, with Kirstie Alley, Debbie Harry and Courtney Love being early clients.
Jessica Lange joined Untitled in 2004 and since then has gone on to receive countless award nominations, winning Golden Globe®, Primetime Emmy and Screen Actors Guild awards for her performance in American Horror Story in 2012. This summer it was announced that she’ll be honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2014.
The career of Sofia Vergara tells a similar story; since joining Untitled in 2010 she’s been nominated for more than 25 individual awards for her role as Gloria in Modern Family, including prestigious Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards, Golden Globes® and Emmys. This year she shared a SAG Award for an ‘Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series’ with her Modern Family cast-mates and, most recently, celebrated the filming of the 100th episode of the popular series.
So what next for the future? Well, with Jason Weinberg recently telling Manhattan magazine’s Matt Diehl, “I’m still that manager guy, and probably will be for another 50 years. I found my calling," it seems that the agency is set to see in even bigger milestones over the coming years, with more and more success.