EXCLUSIVE: Actor, comic and social media character Desi Banks has signed with CAA for illustration.
Banks, whose on-line attain exceeds 12 million followers throughout a number of social media platforms, crosses the cultural zeitgeist of comedy, music and sports activities.
As an actor, Banks appeared in Will Packer’s movie Little, starring Issa Rae and Regina Corridor. He subsequent seems in Viacom’s Haunted Path to be launched on BET + and Amazon Prime. Moreover, he was within the movies Merry Want-mas, produced and directed by Terri J. Vaughn, and Love By Likelihood.
As a comic, Banks has toured the faculty circuit and appeared on the In Actual Life Comedy Tour. Banks additionally has labored with main companies, having partnered with manufacturers and took part in social campaigns with corporations comparable to Madden, Google, Burger King, TikTok, and extra. An enormous sports activities fan, Banks additionally partnered with and starred in campaigns for his hometown groups Atlanta Hawks, Atlanta Braves and Atlanta Falcons, amongst others. Earlier this 12 months, the NFL tapped Banks to co-host their official season opening watch occasion, which included a efficiency from Ed Sheeran.
A prolific content material creator, Banks’ manufacturing firm has produced greater than 2,000 unique movies, brief movies, and sketches through the years. His self-produced net sequence The way it Goes Down within the Hood, a derivative of the Ice Dice movie Friday, has obtained six million views and counting.