Hollywood continues to expand its reach into NFTs! WME, one of the biggest talent agencies in Hollywood, signed a Bored Ape DJ Duo called Escape Plan.
The Duo tweeted: “Stoked to announce that we’ve signed with @WME for all bookings! Shoutout @THR for spreading the good word.”
Bore Ape Avatars Popular in Hollywood
Escape Plan is the first DJ and producer duo composed of two Bored Ape avatars. Bored Apes #309 and #4321, who go by zETH and ETHan, make up the group.
Several musicians and stars have purchased Bored Ape NFTs, including Justin Bieber, Steve Aoki, Post Malone, Eminem, and The Chainsmokers, among others.
Recently, artist Dillon Francis also had a residency with Big Night Talent, which manages Escape Plan. In exchange, he got the Bored Ape Yacht Club NFT #378.
Future Escape Plan Music Video Features Bored Apes
Later this year, the Bored Ape duo will release many songs with Francis. The artist told Decrypt in an interview that all of the duo’s videos will feature many Bored Apes and are animated.
“I had to have an Ape so that I could be in the music videos with Escape Plan,” Francis said.
As a DJ duo, they already released their debut single “Jungle” with the rapper Rich the Kid. With WME, the two NFT avatars will work with the agency with different endorsements and other projects using their IP.
The duo’s manager, Tim Bonito, sees Escape Plan as the fusion between Web2 and Web3. He told Decrypt that electronic artists are among the most receptive to NFTs. In addition, he said that the NFT industry continues to move n such a fast rate.
“Things change so quickly on Web3 that I think that in six months from now, the world is going to be completely different,” Bonito said.
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