EXCLUSIVE: Jeremy Pope, the actor who discovered a breakout display function as Archie Coleman in Ian Brennan and Ryan Murphy’s Netflix collection Hollywood, has signed with WME for illustration.
Pope’s efficiency on the present, a few group of aspiring actors and filmmakers in post-World Battle II Tinseltown making an attempt to make it huge, earned him an Emmy Award nomination for Greatest Actor in a Restricted Sequence, in addition to the African American Movie Critics Affiliation’s Breakout Performer Award.
Pope was additionally not too long ago seen on FX’s Emmy-nominated drama collection, Pose, and has simply wrapped filming the lead function in writer-director Magnificence Bratton’s autobiographical drama The Inspection for A24. He’ll subsequent star as Sammy Davis Jr. within the not too long ago introduced function Scandalous!, directed by three-time Emmy nominee Janet Mock (Pose, Hollywood), and has beforehand appeared in Regina King’s Oscar-nominated Amazon drama One Evening in Miami…, amongst different tasks.
Pope made historical past in 2019 because the sixth particular person to earn two Tony Award nominations in the identical season: Greatest Lead Actor in a Play for his Broadway debut in Tarrell Alvin McCraney’s Choir Boy, and Greatest Supporting Actor in a Musical for his Broadway musical debut as Eddie Kendricks in Ain’t Too Proud. His function within the former manufacturing additionally earned him a Theatre World Award for Excellent Broadway Debut, together with an Outer Critics Circle Award nomination and a Drama League Award nomination.
This winter, Pope will make his London theatrical debut starring as legendary artist Jean-Michel Basquiat reverse Paul Bettany as Andy Warhol in The Collaboration, which can discover the intimate friendship between the 2 prolific artists. The Collaboration can even be shot as a function movie later this yr, with Pope and Bettany reprising their roles.
Pope has been featured in Rihanna’s Savage x Fenty Quantity III Style Present, Concept’s “Pursuit of Tomorrow Marketing campaign” and Ralph Lauren’s Delight Marketing campaign, and walked the runway as a part of Gucci’s Spring 2022 Style Present.
He continues to be represented by Jill McGrath at Door 24 Leisure and lawyer Michael Auerbach.