After landing her first major role of her career, "The Secret Service
" actress Sophie Cookson
has now landed an agency, having inked with WME
Cookson had been seen in only minor roles before landing the female lead in "The Secret Service," with her biggest role being a supporting part in the British mini-series "Moonfleet."
After looking at actresses like Emma Watson
and Bella Heathcote, director Matthew Vaughn saw something in the newcomer that led him to offering the role opposite Colin Firth
and Samuel L. Jackson
Cookson continues to be repped by the Curtis Brown Group.
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