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'Boardwalk Empire' Star Michael Pitt Signs With WME (Exclusive)

He plays James 'Jimmy' Darmody on HBO's drama.

Snub: Michael Pitt and Michael Shannon, Boardwalk Empire

Michael Pitt, star of HBO's Boardwalk Empire, has signed with WME for representation in all areas.

On Boardwalk, Pitt plays James "Jimmy" Darmody, the protege of Enoch "Nucky" Thompson (Steve Buscemi).

Pitt's film credits include The Village (2004), Murder by Numbers (2002) and Finding Forrester (2000).

His television credits include a 15-episode stint on Dawson's Creek, and turns on Law & Order and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.

Pitt was previously represented by UTA. He continues to be represented by managers at Untitled and Parseghian/Planco.

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