Comeback Kid?

Mike Ovitz bids to be a player again

It's Hollywood's own version of the Starr investigation: people say they're sick of talking about Michael Ovitz, and yet they can't stop watching his every move. Now that the former superagent and erstwhile Disney executive is launching a new management concern, the town is once again mesmerized. Ovitz is working on teaming up with red-hot young managers Rick Yorn and his sister-in-law Julie Silverman Yorn, whose clients include Leonardo DiCaprio and Cameron Diaz. Late last week he added Eli Selden, who manages Samuel L. Jackson and Teri Hatcher; and JoAnne Colonna, who handles Buffy the Vampire Slayer's Sarah Michelle Gellar.


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