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Jon Hamm has made his move. The award winning star of “Mad Men” has signed with Creative Artists Agency after his long time talent agent, Carol Bodie, was dropped from ICM Partners. In a change that will sting for a long time, Hamm “ankled” ICM yesterday for CAA. Now that he’s filming the penultimate season of “Mad Men,” Hamm has got to make preparations for his big screen movie career. And trust me, he will have one. If anyone in a TV series was set for movie stardom, it’s Hamm. He’s already done a ton of extra curricular work to get ready, from movies like “The Town” to constant work with “30 Rock,” “Saturday Night Live,” Tina Fey, and Kristen Wiig. In the last year, Hamm co-starred in girlfriend Jennifer Westfeldt’s terrific comedy, “Friends with Kids.” He recently finished playing Larry David’s nemesis in David’s HBO movie, as well. By the time “Mad Men” finishes in 2014, Hamm will have made a smooth transition from Don Draper to work as a leading man.

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Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411 column in April 2009 after 10 years with Fox News, where he created the Fox411 column. His movie reviews are carried by Rotten Tomatoes, and he is a member of both the movie and TV branches of the Critics Choice Awards. His articles have appeared in dozens of publications over the years including New York Magazine, where he wrote the Intelligencer column in the mid 90s and covered the OJ Simpson trial, and Fox News (when it wasn't so crazy) where he covered Michael Jackson. He is also the writer and co-producer of "Only the Strong Survive," a selection of the Cannes, Sundance, and Telluride Film festivals, directed by DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus.

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