Back in June I posted about the feeding frenzy among Hollywood agencies to sign Ice Cube because he makes something like $10M a year. Now Ice Cube has discharged WME over the weekend and signed with UTA. He will be repped by a team led by his former agents Ramses IsHak and Michael Sheresky, who themselves joined UTA earlier this year, as well as UTA board members Tracey Jacobs and Jeremy Zimmer. Also signing with UTA is the actor-director-writer-producer’s production company Cube Vision, which is run by Cube’s producing partner, Matt Alvarez. This is a busy time for Cube and Alvarez who are in post production on the Alcon comedy Lottery Ticket and are also developing the comedy Ride Along for New Line. Cube Vision additionally just started production on the TV series “Are We There Yet?,” based on Cube’s hit film of the same name, which the duo is producing with a substantial series commitment from TBS. I’m told that Cube will continue to be represented by manager Jeff Kwatinetz (at his new company Prospect Park) and attorney Matt Johnson.
UTA Signs Ice Cube & His Production Co
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