EXCLUSIVE: WME has signed Kenneth Lonergan, the screenwriter, director and playwright who was Oscar nominated for You Can Count On Me. Lonergan, who had been with CAA, just took meetings and WME brought him into the agency fold. Lonergan made his first foray into TV with a miniseries adaptation of the E.M. Forster novel Howards End for BBC. His other credits include co-writing Gangs Of New York, which also got him an Oscar nomination. He continues to be lawyered by Jackoway Tyerman.
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