Talent manager Johnny Webster has joined Beverly Hills-based management/creation company Thruline Entertainment.
Webster moves to Thruline from Industry Entertainment, where he went through the most recent three years, after stretches preparing at the executives companies Impression Entertainment and New Wave Entertainment. He started his Hollywood career underway and then casting.
Webster brings a customer rundown to Thruline that incorporates J. Alex Brinson (All Rise), Tobie Windham (Just Roll With It), Corey Reynolds (Resident Alien), Keala Settle (The Greatest Showman), Chyna Layne (She’s Gotta Have It), Jake Borelli (Gray’s Anatomy), Catherine Haena Kim (Ballers), Henri Esteve (Grown-ish) and Natalie Hall (Unreal).
“We are in a growth-oriented mindset at the moment, and were so pleased when we had the opportunity to meet Johnny, said Thruline principals Chris Henze, JB Roberts, Willie Mercer and Ron West in a joint statement. “The film and television marketplace is in a unique transition. More channels and more content means more opportunities. More than ever, the talent business rewards managers with a keen eye and relentless spirit, and that’s what we see in Johnny.”
Thruline Entertainment at present has 16 directors and a customer list that incorporates in excess of 60 arrangement regulars on network and link appears, include on-screen characters, and movie and TV writers. The company’s program incorporates on-screen characters Allison Janney, Sarah Silverman, Giancarlo Esposito, Ron Livingston, Eric Stonestreet, John Hawkes, Emily Van Camp, Michael Cera, Jay Baruchel; and authors Tony McNamara (The Favorite), George Pelecanos (The Deuce), Kirk Ellis (John Adams), Annie Mumalo (Bridesmaids), Steve Franks (Psych), Robert Smigel (Conan) and Tami Sagher (Girls). Thruline’s ongoing generation credits incorporate the up and coming Hulu series, The Great, featuring Elle Fanning and Nicholas Hoult; Jeff Ross Presents Roast Battle, for Comedy Central; and Bumping Mics, for Netflix.
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