Exclusive: CAA has signed duo Kaz and Ryan Firpo. Verbos wrote the highly anticipated Marvel book Eternal Directed by Chloe Chow and slated for release on November 5th.
The agency’s move coincides with the official launch of their production brand Badlands, which they have spent the past year building a roster of iconic and TV projects, including Motor City Girls, Which is an original feature that Kaz will direct.
Over the past year, original science fiction / comedy specifications have surfaced for Kaz and Ryan Aliens steal our weeds It sold to Paramount, with Gina Rodriguez starring and producing. Most recently, The Firpos adopted Mark Millar’s graphic novel PRODIGY as a feature of Will Packer which is set to release the Netflix cinematic universe “Millarworld”.
The duo rose to prominence with their first script Ruin, Who topped the blacklist and right now Justin Kurzel is directly related to her. Later, science fiction feature neon colors Mimi from Rio It sold to Netflix with Scott Free and Bryan Unkeless productions.
Kaz, a graduate of the New York University School of Art, is also a documentary filmmaker. His film “REFUGE”, produced in partnership with UNICEF, shows the humanitarian impact of the Syrian refugee crisis. The film premiered at the 2017 SXSW Film Festival and won multiple awards.
N 2018, directed by Kaz Shelter, Which he launched while traveling with a caravan of Central American migrants seeking asylum in the north. They continue to be represented by LBI and Morris Yorn Barnes Levine Krintzman Rubenstein Kohner & Gellman.