The Hollywood expertise company has signed the actress, who broke by in Fox’s The X-Information, in all areas. Deadline understands that Anderson had been with out a U.S. agent however over the course of her profession has been represented by WME and CAA.
It’s a sizzling signing for UTA with Anderson scoring plaudits for her position within the British royal drama. She stars as the previous Prime Minister alongside Olivia Colman and Helena Bonham-Carter within the fourth season of the present, which was created by Peter Morgan.
Anderson advised Deadline earlier this yr that she by no means hesitated on the prospect of taking part in a PM who many think about tyrannical. “No hesitation in any respect,” she stated. “There are some things in life the place, if they arrive your manner, you simply know you must say sure, earlier than the concern says no. However definitely, as we received nearer to filming, I nearly died. My coronary heart has by no means beat so quick in all of my life.”
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Anderson is presently filming the third season of Netflix’s Intercourse Schooling. She performs Dr. Jean Milburn, an advanced therapist within the comedy drama. Elsewhere in TV, she is maybe finest recognized for her position as Particular Agent Dana Scully, which earned her an Emmy, a Golden Globe and two SAG awards. She starred in over 200 episodes of Fox’s sci-fi drama between 1993-2002 in addition to its 2016-2018 reboot. Different roles on the small display embody Bleak Home, Hannibal, American Gods and Struggle and Peace in addition to miniseries Nice Expectations and thriller The Fall.
On the movie facet, she has starred in The Home of Mirth, The Mighty Celt, The Final King of Scotland, Johnny English Reborn, Shadow Dancer, Offered and Viceroy’s Home in addition to Crooked Home alongside Christina Hendricks and Glenn Shut, The Spy Who Dumped Me and The Daylight Night time.
She has additionally tread the boards with roles reminiscent of Margot Channing in Ivo van Hove’s West Finish adaptation of All About Eve in addition to Blanche Dubois in Benedict Andrews’ manufacturing of A Streetcar Named Want, incomes her Olivier nominations for each performances. Different UK theatre credit embody What the Night time is For on the Comedy Theatre, The Sweetest Factor in Baseball on the Royal Court docket Theatre and A Doll’s Home on the Donmar Warehouse.
Anderson will proceed to be represented by the UK’s Impartial Expertise Group and Prosper PR.