New York, NY (PressExposure) October 30, 2009 -- âReality Showsâ are launching careers, especially if they have the foresight to sign with a good Manager or Agent. Just ask MMGâs (NYMMG) Laura Leigh Siani who became a star in demand after playing herself on ABCâs Hit Show âTrue Beautyâ. She finished 3rd on the show but 1st in audience appeal and and popularity. Laura Leigh has already received the starring role of Skylar on the soon to be released SAG Feature Film âCougar Huntingâ which is loaded with established stars.
MMG prides itself for taking a leadership position on recognizing the value of âReality TVâ participantâs talent that have bonded with the audience, and are now considered ârecognizableâ talent because they have a valuable fan base. Just this week MMG signed Lisa Ramosâs contestant on the current season of âAmericaâs Next Top Modelâ to an âExclusive Contractâ and has already begun pitching her for endorsement deals. Most of MMG's "Reality Talent" have already appeared in Primetime TV shows or Feature Films. MMG has more signings on the horizon. At least one more of âAmericaâs next Top Modelâ is expected to sign after the show and MMG is also expects to represent Americaâs Choice Amanda Arlauskas who is currently starring on a popular primetime show for NBC.
MMGâs primetime talent continues to land jobs once believed to belong only to those who were well trained established actors and actresses. Recently, Samii Ryan landed the Principle role of Amanda in âBlue Valentineâ, a SAG Feature Film, Starring Ryan Gosling and Michelle Williams. Samiiâs role is directly opposite Ryan, a thrill for any new actress. Once on the set, the Directors and Producers continuously expanded Samiiâs role and now she is anticipated to have a very prominent role in the film. Samii also just finished filming a scene for Wall Street 2 and has been cast for a lead role in another SAG Film.
Also, continuing the trend, MMGâs ever popular Dawn Richard formerly of the âPlatinum Recordingâ group Danity Kane and MTVâs âMaking the Bandâ booked a SAG Feature Film and MMGâs âAmericaâs Next Top Modelâ Sheena Santana appeared on âGossip Girlsâ and auditioned for âVictoriaâs Secretsâ.
MMGâs two new most promising models, Cassidy Foley and Alexa Benk, also landed a Pilot for a New Modeling TV Reality Show that includes among itsâ cast Neil Hamill the former President of Elite Models and a former Director of Ford Models New York. With two of the three models coming from MMG (NYMMG), the trend of crossover talent from Modeling to TV continues. In the past, MMG- Model Management Group models have appeared on numerous segments of Project Runway and Americaâs Next Top Model.
MMG Canada continues to land a host of major campaigns listing as new clients the 2010 Vancouver Olympic sponsors, Pan Am Games, Coca Cola, Virgin Mobile, Braun, Hess, FIFA, TD Trust, Nokia, Bose, Finance Canada, Heineken and Episodic âBody Languageâ on cable network âShowtime.
MMG specializes in managing âbeautiful peopleâ, for modeling, print, commercials, television and film. MMGâs Celebrity Division consists of name recognizable stars from shows such as Americaâs Next Top Model (ANTM), NBCâs Mommaâs Boy, ABCâs True Beauty, produced by Tyra Banks and Ashton Kutcher and the enormously successful Sopranos.