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Natasha Matallana Marken & Sherry Kayne Launch Production & Management Company Rebel Creative Group In Collaboration With American High

EXCLUSIVE: Veteran talent agent and Take 3 Talent founder Natasha Matallana Marken and manager-attorney Sherry Kayne, the former founder of Moxie Artists, have partnered to launch new bi-coastal management and production company Rebel Creative Group in collaboration with American High, the full-service production company spearheaded by Jeremy Garelick and Will Phelps.

With offices in Los Angeles and New York, the company will rep actors, writers, directors, producers, musicians and more. It will produce in all areas of entertainment, including television, film, theater, commercial, animation, branding, and music.

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Marken and Kayne came to partner with The Binge producer American High after placing clients in a number of the company’s projects over the years. Under the partnership, the Rebel Creative founders will team with American High to co-produce new projects, also providing a management hub for writers, director and actors affiliated with the company. Going forward, Rebel talent will star in and produce projects alongside American High, as well.

Also joining Rebel are Shannon McHale Schachter (formerly of Take 3 Talent), Marc Shaer (formerly of Managed Performance Group), Lisa Rubenstein (who worked as a casting director before a stint at Rubenstein Management), Taylor O’Neal (formerly of Moxie Artists) and Jennifer Gonzalez (formerly of Take 3 Talent).

Notable clients joining Marken and Kayne at the company include Beasts of the Southern Wild Oscar nom Quvenzhanè Wallis, Avatar: The Way of Water‘s Bailey Bass, May December‘s Elizabeth Yu, Nickelodeon’s Young Dylan, recording artist Jax, The Summer I Turned Pretty‘s David Iacono, Glee‘s Kevin McHale, Chucky‘s Callum Vinson, A Small Light‘s Ashley Brooke, Cobra Kai‘s Rose Bianco, The White Lotus‘s Nicholas Duvernay, Barry‘s Zachary Golinger, The Good Nurse‘s Devyn McDowell, High School Musical: The Musical: The Series‘s Liamani Segura, Fleishman Is in Trouble‘s Meara Mahoney Gross, Life By Ella‘s Lily Brooks O’Briant, Kellan Tetlow, Uly Schlesinger, Txunamy Ortiz, Art of Kindness podcaster Robert Peterpaul, American Idol alums Bilaal Avaz and Hailey Reinhart, MJ the Musical‘s Aramie Peyton, Tanairi Vazquez of Steven Spielberg’s West Side Story, Wicked‘s Talia Suskauer, McCann’s Global Creative Director Pete Johnson, actor, writer and director Rachel Paulson, and Catherine Mary Stewart.

In just five years — and in spite of the Covid pandemic — American High has put out more than 15 movies. Notable titles from the company include Big Time Adolescence, The Ultimate Playlist of Noise, The Binge, The Wedding Ringer, Crush, and Murder Mystery 2.

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