Brett Goldstein signs with WME – The Hollywood Reporter
Brett Goldstein, Emmy-winning star and writer on Ted Lassosigned with WME.
The signing with the Hollywood talent agency follows the actor, creator, screenwriter and producer signing an overall deal with Warner Bros. TV. Goldstein is a series regular, writer and co-executive producer on Apple TV+ Ted Lasso the comedy.
His performance as Roy Kent won him the 2021 Emmy Award and the 2022 Critics Choice Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy. Goldstein recently got a big raise for his role in the popular comedy, and after writing several episodes of the show, he also got a raise for his writing services.
As creator, Goldstein is writing and producing the upcoming Apple TV+ comedy series Contraction, alongside Bill Lawrence and Jason Segal, who will star. This follows the AMC limited anthology series Soulmates, which Goldstein created and produced with Will Bridges.
Earlier, Goldstein starred in and co-wrote the 2015 superhero comedy Super Bob and appeared in the independent feature film adult life skills. On television, he was a regular on the series on Ricky Gervais Derek series and co-star and had writing credits on the UK series Drifters, Hoff the Record, Uncle and Sheltered.
Goldstein hosts the podcast Films to bury, which recently celebrated over 2 million streams and won the 2022 iHeartRadio Podcast Award in the podcast category to watch. Goldstein continues to be represented by Mosaic and Hansen Jacobson in the US, as well as B-Side Management and LARK in the UK.