WME Punks CAA With ‘CAAN’T’ Posters Around Hollywood

Domain-name registration data confirms the site was updated on May 7, a few days before the Post item ran. That means the attack campaign was orchestrated for weeks. PHOTOS: Secrets of Hollywood Agency Mailrooms   Sources tell THR that the ad blitz, which cost several thousand dollars, was authorized by WME co-CEOs Ari Emanuel and Patrick Whitesell, and is intended as a joke. But the potshot comes at time when WME has seriously stepped up its competitiveness against CAA. The two agencies are currently fighting in court over commissions from Christopher Nolan’s The Dark Knight Rises after Nolan followed his agent Dan Aloni from CAA to WME last March. Last week, Great Gatsby actress Carey Mulligan left CAA for WME as well, and Steven Spielberg recently took his TV business from CAA to WME.
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