Monday Morning Stir

By Patrick Coffee 

-TBWA\Chiat\Day L.A. gave Ryan Reynolds a whole lot of chances to explain why he’s addicted to mobile game Toon Blast.

-Huge CCO Jason Musante thinks it’s time to kill the old school brief.

-Virgin chief brand officer Lisa Thomas also tells The Drum that the pitch is outdated.

-In case you missed it, Omnicom movie trailer production company Ant Farm will shut down because the holding company “is cutting all business that is not showing a profit.”

-Wall Street Journal’s sources on the WPP board say Mark Read is now the leading candidate to replace Sir Martin. Couldn’t happen to a nicer guy.

-On that note, check out the company’s fancy new Toronto HQ.

-Chipotle is back, baby. Sales are up and the chain is sticking with VB&P.

-What’s up with agencies (like Publicis New York, for example) losing their heads of production?