*Nicole Richie and Method Man are making headlines today after signing with major talent agencies for representation.
Web and reality TV personality Richie has signed with WME, while Cliff “Method Man” Smith joins UTA, according to Deadline.com.
Richie can be seen on AOL web series #CandidlyNicole, each episode of which brings one of her tweets to life. Her TV credits include a mentor gig on NBC’s “Fashion Star,” a guest judge role on “Fashion Police” and starring with Paris Hilton on “The Simple Life” for five seasons.
She also has a fashion collection and apparel line and has written a novel loosely based on her life. Richie continues to be repped by Impression Entertainment and Grubman Indursky & Shire.
Method Man, a member of the Wu Tang Clan, is shooting Tom McCarthy’s “The Cobbler,” starring Adam Sandler, Dustin Hoffman and Steve Buscemi, and recently wrapped the features “Lucky N#mbr” and “Staten Island Summer.”
Next up is a voice role in the upcoming FXX animated comedy “Chozen,” which focuses on a gay white rapper who’s fresh out of prison.
Other credits include “Red Tails,” “The Sitter,” “CSI” and “The Wire.” Smith is managed by Shauna Garr and repped by Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz.