Longtime WME Agent Cliff Roberts Exits Agency

The agent is rumored to be landing at CAA

Longtime agent Cliff Roberts has left WME after working in the lit department for a decade, TheWrap has learned.

Roberts has a client list that includes Oscar-winning co-writer and director Adam McKay (“The Big Short”), Rawson Thurber (“Central Intelligence”) and Morten Tyldum (“Passengers”), and writers such as Seth Grahame Smith, Carlton Cuse, Mark L. Smith, Anthony Peckham and Dana Fox.

It is unknown how many of Roberts’ clients will remain at WME.

It’s also rumored that Roberts will end up at CAA, however a rep for the agency didn’t return a request for comment.

A rep for WME declined to comment.

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