Actress Polly Walker has signed with Creative Artists Agency. A vet of the Royal Shakespeare Co., Walker received international notice for her starring role in Mike Newell’s 1992 “Enchanted April.” She later segued to Hollywood pics such as “Patriot Games” and “Sliver.”

Her film credits include “Emma” and the upcoming releases “Dark Harbor,” with Alan Rickman and Norman Reedus, and Peter Greenaway’s “Eight and a Half Women.” A Gotham resident, Walker is managed by Hart Sharp Entertainment.

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Actress Kate Nelligan has signed with Innovative Artists in New York, where she will be repped by Richie Jackson.

Nelligan has appeared on Broadway in “Spoils of War,” “A Moon for the Misbegotten,” “Serious Money” and “Plenty,” and was Tony-nominated for all four performances. She has also appeared in such pics as “How to Make an American Quilt” and “Without a Trace,” and was Oscar-nominated for her role in the pic “The Prince of Tides.”

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Kristen Johnson, the Emmy-nominated co-star of NBC’s “3rd Rock from the Sun,” has signed with CAA. Johnson recently finished the legit production “The Skin of Our Teeth” with John Goodman at the Delacorte Theatre in Central Park.

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Actor Russell Wong (“The Joy Luck Club,” “New Jack City”) has signed with Writers & Artists Agency, where he will be repped by a team led by Norman Aladjem and Kristin Miller.

Wong next appears in “Takedown” for Miramax’s genre label Dimension and director Joe Chappelle. His other credits include TV’s “Vanishing Son” and the features “Ashtown” and “Eat a Bowl of Tea.” He continues to be managed by Denise Leong.

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Australian writer/director Robert Mac (comedy shorts “Jackpot,” “Weeing Nuns Storm Europe”) signed with the Broder, Kurland, Webb, Uffner Agency, where he is repped by Paul Alan Smith.

Mac’s 1998 “What’s the Deal?” competed in the shorts section of the Sundance Film Festival. He recently penned the feature screenplay “Hunting for Bison.”

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Actress N’Bushe Wright, who co-stars with Wesley Snipes in New Line’s upcoming “Blade,” has signed with Innovative Artists Agency. She continues to be managed by Lee Daniels.

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Actor Alex McArthur (“Conspiracy Theory,” “Kiss the Girls”) has signed with the Kohner Agency. McArthur, who next stars in the upcoming HBO telepic “Devil in the Flesh,” continues to be managed by David Goldman of Spivak Entertainment.

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