WME has signed Alien: Covenant actress Carmen Ejogo, who will next been seen as one of the new female leads in Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them for Warner Bros. So the agency brings in a talent with two big tentpoles under her belt already. David Yates’ Fantastic Beasts will bow November 18, while Ridley Scott’s Alien: Covenant is scheduled for release August 4, 2017 via Fox.
Prior to these films, Ejogo portrayed Coretta Scott King in director Ava DuVernay’s Selma. She also co-starred opposite Ethan Hawke in Born To Be Blue which premiered at the Toronto Film Festival last year.
Ejogo will continue to be repped by John Grant at Conway van Gelder Grant.