WME’s Sylvie Rabineau & Jill Holwager Gillett On Next Chapter Of Hollywood’s Literary Boom

WME’s Sylvie Rabineau & Jill Holwager Gillett On Next Chapter Of Hollywood’s Literary Boom
Exclusive: Sylvie Rabineau and Jill Holwager Gillett sold their boutique Rabineau Wachter Sanford & Gillett Literary Agency to WME five years ago.

At that time, the pair, who are now co-heads of WME’s literary packaging division, were behind films such as The Girl on the Train and series including HBO’s The Leftovers.

In the intervening five years, the duo have racked up hundreds more deals, helped by Hollywood’s growing reliance on books as IP, such as Hulu’s recent opioid drama Dopesick, which is based on Beth Macy’s eponymous book; Netflix’s Anatomy of a Scandal, based on Sarah Vaughan’s book; Amazon’s series adaptation of Taylor Jenkins Reid’s rock ‘n’ roll novel Daisy Jones and the Six; as well as Hulu’s raunchy Pam and Tommy, based on Amanda Chicago Lewis’ Rolling Stone article.

The pair represent a litany of A-list authors including Curtis Sittenfeld,
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