She has been represented by ICM for 9 years. Veterans Toni Howard and Joe Funicello helped build Evan Rachel Wood’s career from the Zwick/Herskovitz TV show, Once And Again, and placed her in Thirteen, Across The Universe, The Wrestler, and Woody Allen’s upcoming Whatever Works. Gee, those sound like solid career moves to me. But switching agencies by young talent who’ve grown up in the biz is often more a signal of their need to express independence than anything else. “She is a very gifted actress if she doesn’t get in the way of herself,” one insider explained to me.