EXCLUSIVE: Jamie Pillet is joining WMA as a talent agent and will be based in New York.
Previously, she spent 12 years at A3 Artists Agency. She was promoted to partner in 2020 and served as co-head of the talent department until her departure at the end of October, as reported by Deadline.
Pillet has helped build the careers of several rising stars over the past decade. Clients expected to join her at WME include Iain Armitage (Young Sheldon), Walker Scobell (Percy Jackson and the olympians, The Adam Project), Fred Hechinger (White Lotus, Gladiator), Andrew Barth Feldman (No hard feelings), Ben Levi Ross (Tick, Tick… Boom!), Nicolette Robinson (Woman of the Hour) and Jahi Di’Allo – The Best of Jahi Di’AlloWe have a ghost).
Born in New York, Pillet was involved in theater and performing arts from a young age. She attended school at the University at Buffalo, where she earned her bachelor’s degree in theater and political science. While in college, Pillet spent time working for casting veterans Liz Lewis and Bernie Telsey, and later coaching many actors who would end up in prominent roles across all mediums.