Principal Entertainment Lands Tom Spriggs & Chris Horsman For Manager Stable

Principal Entertainment has brought aboard Tom Spriggs and Chris Horsman as managers who bring clients with them.

Clients making the transition with Spriggs include 1883 breakout Isabel May and her Una Vaca Productions, Deniz Akdeniz (High Potential), Darren Mann (1923) as well as Anna Akana who is currently touring her one woman show It Gets Darker. Also joining Spriggs is Kevin Coughlin & Ryan Grassby, the writing team behind the upcoming Never Let Go for Lionsgate and 21 Laps, director Randall Okita (Menace), Joshua Caldwell (Mending the Line) and BAFTA winner and Oscar Nominee Lesley Paterson (All Quiet On the Western Front) and her writing partner Simon Marshall. Spriggs was executive producer of MenaceThe King Tide,  Castle In The Ground and Mean Dreams.

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Horsman returns to Principal where he began his career as a representative.   After years of being a talent agent at both ICM and CAA where he worked on teams with clients including Chris Rock, Hong Chau, Christina Ricci, and Anthony Carrigan, Horsman returned to management. Clients immediately transitioning with Horsman include BAFTA nominee Takehiro Hira (Shogun, Rental Family), Lara Pulver (Sherlock) and Jon Rudnitsky (The Big Leap).

“Anyone who knows Chris and Tom will understand what valuable assets they are to the culture and reputation of a company,” the Principal partners said in a statement. “We have great respect for them both as well as their clients so when the opportunity came to bring them here, we jumped at the chance.”

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