Showrunner Trey Callaway Signs With Independent Artist Group, Echo Lake Entertainment

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EXCLUSIVE: Showrunner and screenwriter Trey Callaway (The Messengers) has taken on new reps at Independent Artist Group and Echo Lake Entertainment.

Best known for his work in television, Callaway was the executive producer and showrunner of the CW fantasy drama The Messengers and co-showrunner of Fox’s crime procedural APB. He’s also written and produced on numerous hit series including 9-1-1: Lone Star, CSI: NY, Supernatural, Rush Hour, Revolution, and Station 19. Additionally, he created and ran the sci-fi medical series Mercy Point for UPN.

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Callaway has written original pilots for CBS, ABC, FOX, TNT, Showtime, and A&E. Most recently, he wrote Priceless, an espionage thriller series based on the bestselling novel for Netflix. Working over the course of his career with such luminaries as Harrison Ford, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Ron Howard, and Tim Burton, he also previously penned the screenplay for the 1998 slasher  I Still Know What You Did Last Summer.

A prolific international producer who has worked with Netflix, Amazon Studios, Imagine, Prodigal, Ciwen Group, and Sixty Percent Productions on TV series in more than 10 countries, Callaway was the showrunner of a Chinese American co-produced series called Gangsters of Shanghai for Ciwen Media, and also served as a consulting producer on Taiwan Crime Stories, an acclaimed anthology drama which premiered in 2023 on Disney+ Asia.

Later this year, Callaway will be launching the Be Good Humans Podcast, which he will co-host and produce with comedian and Radio Hall of Fame member, Brian Phelps. The podcast will combine comedy, conversation, and interviews profiling good humans from all over the world. For almost two decades, he’s also served as a professor at USC’s School of Cinematic Arts. He continues to be repped by attorney Andrew Galker of Jackoway, Austen, Tyerman.

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