‘Gran Turismo’s Emelia Hartford Signs With CAA

EXCLUSIVE: Emelia Hartford, actor and well-known figure in the automotive industry, has signed with CAA for representation.

As an actor, Hartford can be seen in Columbia Pictures’ Gran Turismo, directed by Neill Blomkamp, also a CAA client. She also has appeared in films such as HBO Max’s Hollywood Christmas, That’s Amor, A California Christmas: City Lights, and Nightfall, written by client Alison Greenberg.

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Hartford can also be seen on screen with appearances in the Netflix documentary Fastest Car, Redbull TV’s Drift Queen, and she co-hosts MotorTrend’s new adult animated series Super Turbo Story Time alongside Rob Corddry and client Zoe Bell, featuring untold stories from the automotive world.

One of the leading forces in the automotive industry, Hartford is a record-breaking custom car builder and race car driver. She has emerged as a leading figure in a traditionally male-dominated space and has appeared alongside Phoenix Suns shooting guard Devin Booker, also a CAA client, in a nationwide commercial for the 2023 Chevrolet Corvette Z06.

She also broke several records for building and piloting the fastest New Generation Corvette in the world.

In the last few years, she has amassed more than four million followers across platforms and has generated well over 250 million views.

Hartford currently co-hosts a weekly podcast Car Stories with actor Sung Kang (Fast & Furious franchise). The podcast takes listeners into the wild and eccentric world of car people, the gear heads and fanatics who live and breathe car culture and uncover what this obsession tells us about ourselves.

Hartford is also an entrepreneur and passionate advocate for mental health. She is on the board of directors of the nonprofit Alive and Well Foundation, an organization dedicated to promoting mental fitness and optimizing mental health care through education and science as well as providing affordable quality mental health care through their network of 25k mental health professionals.

Hartford is managed by Courtney Tunney at Entertainment 360, as well as Allison Douglas and Nicole Perna at Imprint PR.

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