BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Feb. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- APA is pleased to announce the exclusive representation of the significant assets of Michael Hutchence's life works. Michael Hutchence was the enigmatic songwriter and lead singer of the world famous rock band INXS. He was a global Rock Star, an Australian icon and natural showman who embodied rock 'n' roll charisma.
In conjunction with Michael's Trust (CIL), APA has been commissioned to spotlight various projects that highlight Michael's creative genius. APA will work in tandem with the management team of David Edwards from CIL, Martha Troup, Michael's former manager and David Byrnes at Law Firm - Ziffren Brittenham LLP.
On November 22nd, 1997, Michael was found dead at the age of 37 in his hotel room in Sydney. Circumstances surrounding his death raised many questions with the true story about his life & death still remaining a mystery to the world. Michael Hutchence's Trust owns and controls significant assets that celebrate his life, death and work. The unique opportunity exists to restore, preserve and celebrate his legacy.
The new partnership will expand these assets through multi platform content projects. They will include a Documentary Film, Feature Film, release of his solo music, international photo exhibition, book and ancillary properties. We are now working on creative, finance, film studio, network and label partners to develop the first of these official projects.
"He was such a gifted performer and songwriter. It is an honor to be working with his estate." – Jim Gosnell, President and CEO of APA
"I am inspired and humbled to honor the Michael Hutchence legacy. He was a unique and unrivalled talent whose loving soul touched all who knew him. We were blessed to have Michael in this world. He is forever missed and loved. "
– Martha Troup
About APA: An industry leader in the field of talent and literary representation for nearly fifty years, APA represents many of today's most talented artists in all areas of the entertainment industry, with offices worldwide.
About Martha Troup: Worldwide Manager/ TV Producer/ Film & Television Music Supervisor
"I know all's fair in love and war but when you go off and try to be by yourself and it ends up on the front page of the press it's frightening, knowing your life is under such scrutiny." – Michael Hutchence
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