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Caine's Arcade Kid

No More Cardboard Boxes

Signs With HUGE Agency

3/5/2013 5:00 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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The adorable kid from the Caine's Arcade viral video -- who couldn't afford arcade games and had to settle for cardboard boxes -- is about to start raking it in. We found out he just inked a deal with one of the biggest talent agencies in Hollywood!

According to legal docs filed in L.A. Superior Court -- and obtained by TMZ -- 10-year-old Caine Monroy was signed by William Morris Endeavor. Caine is now part of WME's client list which includes Denzel Washington, Ben Stiller, Tina Fey, and Steve Carell -- so it's a pretty big deal.

And to think it all started after a video of Caine went viral last year --  featuring the East L.A. child ingeniously using cardboard boxes and trash to build himself an arcade in his dad's used auto parts shop.

Hollywood ... sometimes good things happen here.

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KittyKittyKitty    

Yikes!

535 days ago
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tdr9    

These things happen. We need more news

535 days ago
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Mrugowsky    

Fantastic human interest story. It's hard to make fun of the kid.

535 days ago
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rudynjudyjudy    

he`ll be living in a CARD BOARD box in about 20 years when Will Iam morris agents are living in a muti-milion dollar show home based off his cash.Nothing good ever has happened or will ever happen in that dump lit hell town.There is nothing good about hollywood nothing at all.Power club`ss kicehen cabinet`ss and the frat kilroy`ss

535 days ago
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rudynjudyjudy    

as soon as he leaves his card board dream world his creative will be gone...nothing good about hollywood nothing at all

535 days ago
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rudynjudyjudy    

WMA gravie train`SS is about to run him over,who is his legal and whom is manager?he`ll under 21 so his parents have to sign the contract anyway honey boo boo,nothing good about hollywood nothing at all^^^KILROY`ss

535 days ago
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rudynjudyjudy    

don`t give up the cardboard so fast you`ll need it again someday after WMA drops you

535 days ago
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21stcent    

Kid, do not LL for career advice!

535 days ago
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rudynjudyjudy    

he`s also not jewish so his contract won`t be renewed right BEN?

535 days ago
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rudynjudyjudy    

Ben stiller will be playing him in the movie anyway

535 days ago
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cobrazombie    

Elf needs food badly!

535 days ago
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LookInTheSky    

Maybe he can build cardboard furniture.

535 days ago
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trini_angel    

Well that's why the video went 'viral' right? So some famous person/talent agency would pick him up....Isn't this how most persons in America are suddenly 'discovered'? Excuse my sarcasm :/

535 days ago
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angeline    

That video touched my heart

535 days ago
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en Todo Momento!!    

i really love it when LA and hollywood show the warm heart that is truly at their core!! awwww!! little boy gets huge million dollar contract for being cute little boy!! awesome. now that is real LA.

535 days ago
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