UPDATES UTA Loses Helmer Wes Anderson To WME

Just a few weeks ago, WME trumpeted its signing of Wes Anderson away from his longtime rep, UTA chairman Jim Berkus, and also agent Rich Klubeck. Now the Fantastic Mr Fox director has left WME and returned to UTA. “There’s no question that Wes has been loyal to Berkus…” an insider tells me. UPDATE: Anderson initially blamed UTA for the underperformance of Fantastic Mr. Fox and then decided his “several assumptions” had been wrong, so went back.