Former ICM head of TV Talent Mike Jelline has joined rival UTA as an agent in the talent department. Jelline left ICM on Monday after 14 years at the agency. “Mike is a great fit for us,” said UTA Board member Jay Sures. “He is passionate about the business, a great team player and someone who can be big part of our future, We feel lucky to have him join us.”
Jelline was most recently head of TV Talent at ICM, a position he had held since 2007. At ICM, which he joined in 1997, Jelline represented such actors as Aaron Paul, Vanessa Williams, Morena Baccarin, Jason O’Mara, Oliver Hudson, Ali Larter, Paul Wesley, Jordana Spiro, Skeet Ulrich, Natalie Zea, Jeremy Sisto, Jessica Paré and Steven R. McQueen. It is unclear which of them will follow him to UTA.