A talent agent is a person who finds jobs for actors, authors, film directors, musicians, models, producers, professional athletes, writers, commercial directors, photographers, and other people in various entertainment businesses. Agents make their money by taking a percentage of the money that their client is paid. Vincent Gallos film The Agentis a thoughtful, revealing and honest portrait of a Hollywood talent agent. Sage Stallone stars as talent agent Ari Sheinwold. Vincent Gallo plays Sheinwolds top client Vincent Gallo. Gallo appears one day for a meeting with his agent Sheinwold, which begins with some good news. When Sheinwold does not receive the response he expects from Gallo after telling him the good news, the agent begins to reveal his true nature.