EXCLUSIVE: M88 has signed comedian and podcaster Funny Marco for management, Deadline has learned.
Born Marco Summers, Funny Marco is known for a mix of viral online prank content, comedic sketches and celebrity interviews, having already secured a following of 4.7M on Instagram, 2.3M on TikTok, 1.11M on YouTube, and 17.6K on Twitch. He currently hosts a podcast named after himself, poking fun at the lyrics and antics of today’s hip-hop stars, and has recently begun stand-up touring, with many sold-out shows across the U.S. and a formal domestic tour on the horizon for 2024.
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Previously seen on such TV series as The Crew League (Revolt TV) and F Child Support (Got My Hustle Up Entertainment/Tubi), Marco also, within the last year, wrote, directed and starred in Don’t Say No, a horror comedy short posted to his YouTube channel. Also coming up for him is the indie comedy The Night, which he leads and for which he penned the script.
Said M88’s Head of Emerging and Interactive Media Stephanie Piza, “Marco is a one-of-a-kind trailblazer, forging his own unique path that undeniably shapes the future of emerging talent. We are thrilled to welcome Marco to our roster and support him in evolving his business into a comprehensive 360-degree enterprise.”
Founded in 2020 by former WME partner Phillip Sun and Macro founder and CEO Charles D. King, M88 reps storytellers, actors, writers and multi-hyphenates, with an emphasis on diverse talent. Other recent signings include The Bear and Platonic actor Andrew Lopez, actor Iñaki Godoy of Netflix’s smash hit One Piece, BMF star Demetrius “Lil Meech” Flenory Jr., brother filmmakers TAO/S, The Dropout director Erica Watson, Power Book II: Ghost star Woody McClain, the Boston Celtics’ Jaylen Brown, Ginny and Georgia writer Mike Guayo, Bravo, Burkina! filmmaker Walé Oyéjidé, and Wu-Tang: An American Saga star Siddiq Saunderson.
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