Richie Walls was born in Chattanooga, Tennessee before moving to Bristol, Virginia before high school. His family finally settled in Knoxville, Tennessee while his brother Alex was the All-American place-kicker for the University of Tennessee. While Richie was in high school and college he was a top Olympic cyclist, triathlete and runner for many of the top cycling, triathlon and running teams brushing arms with such athletes as Greg LeMond and Lance Armstrong. After a collegiate track meet he was spotted at the local mall by an modeling agent.
After that, his career was launched and he worked in New York, Miami, and Chicago modeling and acting. When Richie got out of college he was offered a position for his local agency. Mr. Walls has had management clients that are former Miss Universes, Miss USA’s, Victoria Secret Angels, and actors on everything from the Broadway show Hamilton to Disney and Marvel movies to guest stars and series regulars on network sitcoms. He worked for agencies in New York, Tennessee, and Florida before coming to L.A in 2005 from New York to be the Theatrical Director and Agency Director for Warning Models in Beverly Hills. While there Richie booked such fashion clients such as BCBG, RALPH LAUREN, MACY’S, ABERCROMBIE, SKETCHERS, PACSUN, ALLURE, D&G, JUICY COUTURE, VOGUE, MICHEAL KORS, COSMO, TEEN VOGUE, MAXIM, L’OREAL, NIKE, ADIDAS, REEBOK, GAP, LACOSTE, AND TARGET.
Mr. Walls made the decision to be a theatrical agent in 2005 when HBO’s Entourage started using him for their beautiful roles and have been a huge help in helping cross over from fashion to theatrical booking shows and films such as MARVEL MOVIES, HBO, SHOWTIME, ABC, NBC, FOX, CBS, DISNEY, NICKELODEON, ENTOURAGE, HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER, TRUE BLOOD, MODERN FAMILY, SONS OF ANARCHY, JANE THE VIRGIN, RAY DONOVAN, THE REAL ONEALS, PRETTY LITTLE LIARS, GROWING UP FISHER, GRACELAND, CSI, CSI NY, CSI Miami, THE SOPRANOS, FLASH FORWARD, LIE TO ME, GREYS ANATOMY, ELEVENTH HOUR, TRUST ME, HOUSE, THE MENTALIST, GARY UNMARRIED, 90210, GREEK, CURB YOUR ENTHUSIASM, PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN, CRANK 2, IRONMAN 2, COMMUNITY, JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE, VICTORIOUS, DAYS OF OUR LIVES, THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS, ALL MY CHILDREN, SPREAD, TAKERS, THE SURROGATES, THE LOSERS, FAST AND THE FURIOUS 4, THE SOCIAL NETWORK, COUPLES RETREAT, DOLL HOUSE, THE LEAGUE, TRUE JACKSON, CRIMINAL MINDS, THE MUPPETS MOVIE, NCIS: LA, THE GRIEF TOURIST, IT’S ALWAYS SUNNY IN PHILADELPHIA, DEAL OR NO DEAL.
Richie Walls started Richie Walls Entertainment, International Talent Agency in Beverly Hills, CA , was the Vice President of FilmEngine Entertainment in Beverly Hills, CA that produced The Butterfly Effect with Ashton Kutcher, The Rum Diary with Johnny Depp, Hunters Prayer with Sam Worthington, and developed Snow White and the Huntsman with Kristen Stewart, Chris Hemsworth, and Charlize Theron before partnering in Cameron Rock Walls with James and John Cameron from Avatar, Titanic, Terminator, Aliens, etc. Richie is currently a partner/producer/manager/casting director with Whitener Entertainment Group based in Beverly Hills, CA, Hollywood, CA, Knoxville, TN, and Nashville, TN.
Mr. Walls is currently casting and looking for talent for management. Mr. Walls is looking for actors, models, singers, and dancers for new television and film projects as well as model and commercial campaigns.
Whitener Entertainment Group recently produced “The Last Movie Star” with Burt Reynolds, Chevy Chase, and Ariel Winter which was 100% shot in the state of Tennessee where they are developing new television and film projects. A24 picked up the project after the world premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival 2017 and it is being released early 2018. Mr. Walls acted as Associate Producer and Tennessee Casting Director on the project following his Associate Producer role on Sam Worthington’s Hunters Prayer.
Please contact Richie Walls, Chief Operating Officer of Whitener Entertainment Group at 310-272-3525 or email@example.com to set up an interview regarding our upcoming casting call.