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‘Ready Player One’ Star Olivia Cooke Signs With CAA (EXCLUSIVE)

“Me and Earl and the Dying Girl” star Olivia Cooke has signed with CAA.

Cooke’s breakout role came last year with the Sundance film “Me and Earl,” which follows two friends who connect with a girl dying of cancer, while make a film revolving around her life. The movie went on to win the festival’s grand jury and audience awards, and quickly turned Cooke into one of Hollywood’s hottest new stars.

After testing dozens of young actors and actresses, Cooke was tapped to star in Steven Spielberg’s “Ready Player One,” which begins filming this fall and also stars Tye Sheridan and Ben Mendelsohn.

She is currently shooting the indie “Thoroughbred” opposite Anya Taylor-Joy. She will next be seen in “Katie Says Goodbye,” in which she plays the title character, and “The Limehouse Golem” with Bill Nighy.

She is managed by Josh Glick of Grandview and by Christina Shepherd of Shepherd Management in the U.K. Her attorney is Gretchen Rush of Hansen Jacobson Teller Hoberman Newman Warren Richman Rush and Kaller.

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