Restless agencies hitting the road

Harris, Dana
March 2004
Daily Variety;3/4/2004, Vol. 282 Issue 49, p1
Trade Publication
Reports on the negotiations made by Creative Artists Agency Inc. to leave its headquarters in Beverly Hills, California. Plans of leasing a custom-built space in Century City; Effect of the move on the connection of the agency to former agency chief Michael Ovitz; Other talent agencies that are planning to move.


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