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Artists First Signs ‘Julia’ Actress Brittany Bradford, Multi-Hyphenate Amanda McCants

EXCLUSIVE: Artists First has signed actress Brittany Bradford (Julia), as well as actress, comedian and digital creator Amanda McCants for management.

Bradford is coming off a two-season run on Max’s dramedy Julia, starring Sarah Lancashire as chef and television personality Julia Child, which came to an end in December. Created by Daniel Goldfarb, the show had her playing Alice Naman, an associate producer at broadcaster WGBH who champions Child’s cooking show The French Chef.

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Previously, Bradford has also been seen on series including Fire Country, Fear the Walking Dead, New Amsterdam, The Watcher, Prime Video’s Dead Ringers opposite Rachel Weisz, and Max’s The Gilded Age.

On stage, she was last seen starring in Branden Jacobs-Jenkins’ play The Comeuppance at Signature Theater Off-Broadway, which earned her and her co-stars an Obie for ensemble performance. Bradford also won an Obie for her performance in the Alice Childress play Wedding Band: A Love/Hate Story in Black and White, performed at Theatre for a New Audience Off-Broadway, having additionally secured Drama League Award, Drama Desk Award and Outer Critics Circle Award nominations for her work.

Following her graduation from the MFA program at Juilliard, Bradford made her Broadway debut opposite Janet McTeer in Bernhardt/Hamlet from playwright Theresa Rebeck. She then went onto star in an Off-Broadway production of Sondheim’s Merrily We Roll Along with the Roundabout Theater Company and Fiasco Theater.

Known for her viral comedy videos, McCants has been behind the popular digital series Horoscope, as well as characters like Calabasas Mom and Girl Boss. She’s a host of Fox’s digital series Reality Check and has also previously partnered with top brands like Alexander Wang, Warner Brothers, Don Julio, OkCupid, Live Nation, and Skims.

Bradford continues to be represented by Paradigm, ID, and Goodman, Genow, Schenkman; McCants by Made By All.

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