EXCLUSIVE: Multi-hyphenate Meg Ryan has signed with Gersh for full representation. Ryan recently completed her feature film directorial effort, Ithaca, starring in the film with Sam Shepard, Alex Nuestaetder, Hamish Linklater, Jack Quaid and Tom Hanks. The film is currently in talks for a distribution deal that will put it in theaters later this year.

Ryan has her directorial follow-up set: She’s collaborating with writer Delia Ephron from an original story titled The Book, a romantic comedy set in the publishing world.

Ryan is managed by Jane Berliner at Authentic Talent and Literary Management and her lawyer is Peter Grant at Grubman Shire & Meisela. Ephron is repped by CAA, Berliner and attorney Christine Cuddy.