UTA has promoted motion picture lit agent Jason Burns and alternative TV agent Brett Hansen to partner status. They become the 23 and 24th partners at the percentery.
Burns reps such writer/directors as Zombieland‘s Ruben Fleischer, Cloudy With A Chance of Meatballs writer/directors Phil Lord & Chris Miller, The Darkest Hour helmer Chris Gorak, Bourne Identity 4 writer Josh Zetumer, Contagion scribe Scott Z. Burns and Downfall director Oliver Hirschbiegel.
Hansen’s roster includes Jersey Shore producer SallyAnn Salsano’s 495 Productions, Troy Searer and John Foy’s Tijuana Entertainment, The Biggest Loser‘s Bob Harper and Todd Lubin, Dancing with the Stars‘ Rob Wade, The Osbornes‘ Greg Johnston, Aussie late night talk show host Rove McManus and Breaking Bad star Bryan Cranston.
“Jason and Brett are two of the best agents working in the entertainment industry today,” the UTA partnership said in a collective statement. “Since joining UTA they have been standard bearers of the agency’s core values, and their efforts have contributed significantly not only to the success of our esteemed clients, but also the agency overall.”