Hollywood’s New Leaders: Managers

Variety Staff
Variety

1. Justin Grey Stone, 31
Manager, Management 360

New to the ranks at Management 360, Stone says his favorite part of the gig is developing strategy to change how a client is perceived in the marketplace; such was his angle when campaigning for Dakota Johnson to play Anastasia Steele in “Fifty Shades of Grey.” Likewise, Stone helped Blake Lively transition to more mature roles post-“Gossip Girl” with “The Town.” Other clients include Johnny Galecki, Rupert Grint and Mira Sorvino.

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2. Adam Griffin, 32
Partner, Kritzer Levine Wilkins Griffin Nilon Entertainment

As the youngest of the five partners at Kritzer Levine Wilkins Griffin Nilon, Griffin reps 15 of the company’s 55 series regulars. His clients include Reggie Lee (“Grimm”), Sarah Drew (“Grey’s Anatomy”), Denise Richards (“Twisted”) and Tia Mowry (“Instant Mom”). Named among the primo percenters in Variety’s 2012 Youth Impact Report, Griffin scouts young up-and-coming talent to balance out KLWGN’s more established clientele, including two thesps from “The Middle,” Eden Sher and Charlie McDermott. Griffin joined the ranks at KLWGN (then KLW) in 2006, and was named the fourth partner three years later at age 28.

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