Alexandra Shipp (X-Men: Apocalypse, Aaliyah: The Princess of R&B) has officially signed with WME.

Shipp was most recently seen in a supporting role in Straight Outta Compton.  She also starred in the Lifetime television movie, Aaliyah: The Princess of R&B, and the VH1 television movie, Drumline 2: A New Beat.  In addition to her film roles, Shipp has been a guest star on series such as Ray Donovan, Awkward., and The Touchstone of Ra.

She was recently cast in the horror comedy Tragedy Girls alongside alongside Brianna Hildebrand (Deadpool) and Craig Robinson (Hot Tub Time Machine), and is currently attached to the indie film Dude from Olivia Milch, where she will star alongside Lucy Hale, Kathryn Prescott and Nora “Awkwafina” Lum.

Shipp can be seen next in the highly anticipated 20th Century Fox prequel trilogy, X-Men: Apocalypse In this prequel, she will portray a young and troubled version of the mutant superhero Storm, one of the most interesting characters of the franchise who was played by Academy Award winning actress Halle Berry from 2003 – 2014.

Check out the below interview where Shipp discusses her upcoming role as Young Storm in X-Men: Apocalypse!

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