Filmmaker Peter Hedges Signs With UTA

Filmmaker Peter Hedges Signs With UTA

EXCLUSIVE: Oscar nominated writer/director/playwright and novelist Peter Hedges has signed with UTA for worldwide representation in all areas.

Hedges most recently wrote and directed The Same Storm, a scripted feature that was shot entirely remotely, a glimpse into the lives of twenty-four characters persevering during the pandemic. The film’s stars include Sandra Oh, Mary-Louise Parker, Noma Dumezweni, Moses Ingram, Alison Pill, Ron Livingston, Rosemarie Dewitt and Elaine May. The film had its world premiere at the 2021 Telluride Film Festival.

In television, Hedges was most recently a Consulting Producer and Director on NBC’s Ordinary Joe. His notable writing and directing credits include Ben Is Back, Dan In Real Life, Pieces Of April and the Lasse Hallstrom-directed  What’s Eating Gilbert Grape, which Hedges adapted from his novel.

Hedges had been at CAA where he had been repped for years by Carin Sage. She continues to guide him as his manager at 3 Arts, and Hedges is lawyered by Stephen Breimer at Brecheen, Feldman, Breimer.

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