Strand Entertainment Signs ‘Dear Edward’ & ‘The Mentalist’ Actress Robin Tunney

EXCLUSIVE: Strand Entertainment, the newly launched management/production company of industry veterans Jeff Golenberg and Jason Shapiro, has signed actress Robin Tunney.

Best known for leading roles on Fox’s Prison Break, CBS’s The Mentalist and The Fix, ABC’s legal drama co-created by famed attorney Marcia Clark, Tunney was most recently seen recurring opposite Connie Britton and Taylor Schilling on Jason Katims’ Apple TV+ drama series Dear Edward, based on Ann Napolitano’s novel of the same name.

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The actress made her film debut opposite Brendan Fraser in 1992’s Encino Man and quickly rose to prominence with roles in cult classics like Empire Records, The Craft and Niagara, Niagara, for which she was nominated for Gotham and Independent Spirit Awards.

Most recently appearing on the film side in Jeff Baena’s film Horsegirl starring Allison Brie, Tunney continues to be repped by Gersh.

Golenberg and Shapiro earlier today announced the launch of Strand Entertainment after departing Silver Lining Entertainment, the management and production company co-founded by Golenberg and Sam Meydew, where Shapiro was a partner. Clients joining the duo in their new venture include Wilmer Valderrama, Jason Isaacs, Katherine Waterston, Camilla Belle, Mike Colter, Rosie Perez, Derek Hough, Nicholas Pinnock, Matthew Lillard, Margarita Levieva, Harold Perrineau, Mercedes Mason, Keiynan Lonsdale, Sandrine Holt, Christina Chang, Beth Riesgraf, Haneefah Wood, David Ajala, Michael Malarkey, Rob Heaps, Michaela McManus, and Mimi Rogers, to name a few.

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