Belgian actress Veerle Baetens is now a client of international talent agency ICM Partners. The news comes only days after director Felix van Groeningen got signed by an American agency as well.

Veerle BaetensVeerle Baetens stars in Felix van Groeningen’s The Broken Circle Breakdown, which is nominated for the upcoming Academy Awards in the Foreign Language Film category. It is a love story of an intense and moving relationship propelled by an impressive bluegrass soundtrack. Baetens also contributed to the film’s soundtrack as a singer and songwriter.

Her role as Elise in the film already brought her global attention winning her the Award for Best Actress at the 2013 European Film Awards and Tribeca Film Festival.

Released in France as Alabama MonroeThe Broken Circle Breakdown also became the all-time highest grossing Dutch-language Belgian film in French history. In Europe Veerle Baetens is repped by Rosalie Cimino of French agency UBBA; Cimino also being Matthias Schoenaerts’ agent.

Other recent credits of Veerle Baetens include the Golden Globe nominated television miniseries, The White Queen in which she starred in the role of Margaret of Anjou and Jan Verheyen’s courtroom drama The Verdict. Baetens could also recently be found on the set of The Team, an international crime series starring Lars Mikkelsen (The Killing) among others.

Published on Thursday 13 February 2014