EXCLUSIVE: Andy Serkis has signed with CAA. The agency will rep him as an actor, writer and director, and will also rep The Imaginarium, the London-based performance capture studio for Serkis formed with producer Jonathan Cavendish. Serkis has developed a most interesting career since he came on the scene and played Gollum in The Lord of the Ring film series. After re-teaming with Peter Jackson to play the title character in King Kong, Serkis then brought the ape Caesar to life in Rise of the Planet of the Apes. He’ll be back for the sequel, as well as The Hobbit. Serkis also directed second unit on the LOTR prequel. He also played Captain Haddock in Tintin. Serkis will continue to be managed by Principal Entertainment’s Larry Taube, and Lou Coulson Associated in the UK.
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