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Nicholas Hoult (born 7.12.1989) Nicholas Hoult is an English TV and film actor.

Childhood: Nicholas Hoult was born in Wokingham, Berkshire. His parents are Glenis, a piano teacher, and Roger Hoult, a British Airways pilot. He attended Ranelagh School in Bracknell Forest before starting at Farnborough Sixth Form in Hampshire.

Acting career: Nicholas Hoult appeared in his first movie at the age of 7 with 1996's 'Intimate Relations'. He had various TV roles in 'Casualty', 'Silent Witness', 'Holby City', 'Doctors' and 'Waking the Dead' before appearing alongside Hugh Grant in the comedy drama 'About A Boy' in 2002; a role which won him a Phoenix Film Critics Society Award. In 2007, he landed the role of Tony Stonem in the first series of E4 teen drama series 'Skins'.

In 2009, he appeared in 'A Single Man' and became the face of Tom Ford eyewear for spring 2010. In 2010, he was nominated for a BAFTA. In 2010, he landed the role of Beast in 'X-Men: First Class'. He stars as the title character in 2013 film 'Jack the Giant Slayer' and has the lead role in zombie romance flick 'Warm Bodies'.

Personal life: Nicholas Hoult dated American Oscar winning actress Jennifer Lawrence from 2011 to 2013 after meeting during the filming of 'X-Men: First Class'. He was inducted into the NSPCC's Hall of Fame in 2007 for his work with the charity Christian Aid.



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Collide Trailer


Casey Stein (Nicholas Hoult) never had intentions of a life of crime, but during a backpacking vacation in Europe he gets drawn into a drug-smuggling ring in a bid to find the money to pay for his girlfriend Juliette Marne's (Felicity Jones) serious medical emergency. His role mainly involves driving, but the heist fails. Naturally he wants out of this life as soon as possible. When the love of his life is kidnapped, however, he is forced to return to his criminal past to get her back and enlists the help of his old boss Geran (Ben Kingsley). He'll do everything he can for Geran if it means taking out Hagen Kahl (Anthony Hopkins) - the merciless druglord who took Juliette - and getting his girlfriend back, even if that does mean risking his life in yet another high-speed Autobahn pursuit in Cologne. Sometimes it seems that it's only love keeping him alive.

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Nicholas Hoult and Felicity Jones arrives at Soho House for a dinner party after the Burberry Prorsum show - London, United Kingdom - Tuesday 20th September 2016

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Nicholas Hoult seen outside the Burberry runway event at London Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2017 preview London, United Kingdom - Tuesday 20th September 2016

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Kristen Stewart: First Love Is An "Intense, Overwhelming Feeling"


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Kristen Stewart has been reminiscing about the experience of falling in love for the first time, describing it as an “intense, overwhelming” feeling. The 26-year-old was previously in a high-profile relationship with her Twilight co-star Robert Pattinson which ended in 2014, two years after the actress was caught in an embrace with Snow White and the Huntsman director Rupert Sanders.

Kristen StewartStewart at the premiere of Equals.

In her new film Equals, Stewart and Nicholas Hoult play co-workers who fall in love while living in a futuristic society where emotions have been outlawed. Speaking to Entertainment Tonight about the film Stewart said: "I read the script and I was just like, 'This is going to suck and hurt to think about.’”

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Nicholas Hoult at the premiere of A24's 'Equals' held at ArcLight cinema in Hollywood. Hoult plays the role of Silas in the film. California, United States - Thursday 7th July 2016

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Nicholas Hoult at the premiere of A24's 'Equals' held at ArcLight cinema in Hollywood. Hoult plays the role of Silas in the film. California, United States - Thursday 7th July 2016

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X-Men: Apocalypse Review

Very Good

This closing chapter of the First Class trilogy falls into the same trap as The Last Stand, the final part in the original X-Men trilogy: it shifts the focus from character detail and social commentary into a more standard effects-heavy action brawl. There's still a lot of strong character detail, and a big story that can't help but be entertaining. But it's impossible to escape the feeling that the film's scale is far bigger than it needed to be.

It's now 1983, and while Professor X (James McAvoy) works with Hank (Nicholas Hoult) to set up his school for young mutants, his old friend and nemesis Erik (Michael Fassbender) has started a family in a rural corner of Poland. But he can't hide forever. Raven (Jennifer Lawrence) is roaming the world helping mutants where she can, meeting the teleporting Kurt (Kodi Smit-McPhee) in Berlin before heading to Cairo. There, CIA operative Moira (Rose Byrne) has just uncovered a bizarre underground cult that has revived the ancient super-mutant Apocalypse (Oscar Isaac), who immediately sets out on a quest to cleanse the planet and start over again. He needs four assistants, and the question is which of the X-Men will go over to the dark side.

This is the third comic book movie in a row about superheroes fighting each other, after Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice and Captain America: Civil War. And it's similarly enormous (all three films are around two-and-a-half hours long), with mammoth battles that don't quite make logical sense but are compelling enough that the audience goes with them. This film has a bit more emotional depth, including back-stories that have been developed with unusual complexity. But some characters fall through the cracks.

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Kill Your Friends Was A Challenge For Nicholas Hoult


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At 25, English actor, Nicholas Hoult is having one of his best years yet, seeing Mad Max: Fury Road become a major hit while he was filming his role in next year's X-Men: Apocalypse. But in between he returned to Britain to play a vicious record executive in the blacker-than-black comedy Kill Your Friends, based on John Niven's novel about 1990s Britpop.

James Corden Co-stars in Kill Your FriendsJames Corden Co-stars in Kill Your Friends

Was he apprehensive about taking on Steven Stelfox, a role so different from his usual sympathetic characters? "No," he answers. "Weirdly, I kind of enjoyed being in his company. I'd be walking around town and occasionally I'd have to stop myself because I'd look at someone and hear Stelfox in my head. You know, what he'd think of them, describe them or what he'd want to do to them. It would happen a lot on the Tube."

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Kill Your Friends Review

Weak

First-time director Owen Harris boldly attempts a comedy even blacker than American Psycho or Filth with this 1990s Britpop satire, but he never quite gets the tone right. Based on the bestselling novel by John Niven (who also wrote the screenplay), the film lacks a single character the audience can identify with or root for. And since it's impossible to care about the slimy anti-hero, the movie ends up merely feeling mean-spirited.

The slimeball at the centre is Steven (Nicholas Hoult), an A&R man at Unigram Records at the peak of Britpop in 1997. He's had a run of hot new artists, and doesn't let his loathing of pop music slow him down, tormenting his assistant Rebecca (Georgia King), his faithful scout Darren (Craig Roberts) and his matey colleague Roger (James Corden). He's also so determined to get a promotion that he takes things to violent extremes, then becomes even more annoyed when the job goes to his hated rival Antony (Tom Riley). So now all he has left is the search for another vile musician he can turn into the next big thing.

The film has a sleek, snaky energy to it that nicely recreates the cut-throat atmosphere of the period. And Niven has a lot to say about how the music business abuses truly talented artists while promoting inept stars like Steven's aspiring girl band Songbirds. Essentially, this film is a full-on assault on a British society where self-absorbed jerks climb the corporate ladder because they're ambitious, not because they're actually good at anything. The one sense of balance in the story comes from a cop (Edward Hogg), who's investigating a murder but really wants Steven to help him launch his own musical career. In other words, the film is shouting its themes at the top of its voice, rather than letting them hit the target with quiet precision.

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Nicholas Hoult - Nicholas Hoult at The BBC - London, United Kingdom - Friday 23rd October 2015

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Kristen Stewart Discusses Her First Kiss & Robert Pattinson Heartbreak


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Kristen Stewart’s first kiss was “horrible”, the 25-year-old actor revealed during a recent interview in which she discussed her latest film, Equals. Stewart’s character in Equals shares her first kiss with Nicholas Hoult’s character. During the interview, Stewart shared details of her own first kiss and it doesn’t sound like it was a very pleasant experience!

Kristen StewartKristen Stewart at the premiere of Equals at the TIFF in September 2015.

Read More: Jesse Eisenberg And Kristen Stewart Reunite For American Ultra.

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Dark Places - Clips


Libby Day is a fragile and unemployed woman struggling to get away from the demons of her past. As a child of just 7, she bore witness to the violent murder of her mother and two sisters and even stood up in court to accuse her older brother Ben of the crimes. People were happy to take her word for it when it was unearthed that he was involved in Satanic activity, but now more than 20 years on the whole trauma is finally back for a visit with consequences no-one could've foreseen. Broke after living off charity funds all her life, she readily accepts a cash payment to make an appearance at a meeting of the Kill Club; a group specialising in murder mysteries and who have a particular interest in the case of her family - namely because they do not believe her brother was the killer. While sceptical of their thoughts, she soon agrees to help them pick apart what happened, re-visiting her memories of that fateful night and even seeing her brother for the first time since his trial.

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Nicholas Hoult To Play J.D. Salinger In New Biopic 'Rebel In The Rye'


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Nicholas Hoult will play Catcher in the Rye author JD Salinger in a new biopic, according to the Hollywood Reporter. Rebel in the Rye will tell the story of the creation of the author’s classic 1951 semi-autobiographical novel and will be the first time the writer's life has been explored on film.

Nicholas HoultNicholas Hoult will play JD Salinger in a new biopic.

The film will be based on Kenneth Slawenski’s biography JD Salinger: A Life, which focuses on Salinger’s life prior to The Catcher In The Rye’s publication. Danny Strong, who is the co-creator of Fox series ‘Empire’, has adapted the screenplay and will also direct.

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Kill Your Friends - Teaser Trailer


It's the mid 90's and the music scene in the UK is booming. Excess is the word of the decade and the music industry runs on a steady supply of drugs, booze and huge amounts of money. Steven Stelfox is a young A&R manager at one of London's biggest labels but in reality it's quite by chance that he's made it. It's a dog-eat-dog industry and when your ideas run out there's a good chance you'll be cast aside. Not wishing to be the next for the chopping block, Stelfox takes his career ambitions to a whole new level. How well would you survive when even your friends are your enemies?

Since its release in 2008, John Niven's book 'Kill Your Friends' has become a cult classic. Niven himself had worked at many record labels and inspired some of the themes behind the story. Whilst the story is fiction and no one was actually killed, many people in the industry draw many parallels to what actually happened during those years.

Kill Your Friends is the first major release for director Owen Harris and sees Nicholas Hoult & James Corden take two of the lead roles.

Jennifer Lawrence Pays Surprise Visit To Montreal Children's Hospital


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Hollywood A-list star Jennifer Lawrence took some time out of her manic filming schedule to visit a children’s hospital in Montreal, Canada and surprise some young patients. Obviously, there were pictures taken of her with the kids and chatting to staff, which is another reminder of why everybody loves J-Law. As if we needed another reason.

The 24 year old Hunger Games star is in the Canadian city filming X-Men: Apocalypse alongside James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender and her ex-boyfriend Nicholas Hoult. It’s rumoured to be the last time she stars as Mystique in the franchise before it’s refreshed with new blood next time around.

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Nicholas Hoult

Date of birth

7th December, 1989

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Sex

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Nicholas Hoult Movies

Collide Trailer

Collide Trailer

Casey Stein (Nicholas Hoult) never had intentions of a life of crime, but during a...

X-Men Apocalypse Trailer

X-Men Apocalypse Trailer

X-Men Apocalypse comes as the ninth instalment in the X-Men film series and stars Jennifer...

X-Men: Apocalypse Movie Review

X-Men: Apocalypse Movie Review

This closing chapter of the First Class trilogy falls into the same trap as The...

X-Men Apocalypse - Teaser Trailer

X-Men Apocalypse - Teaser Trailer

Mutants and humans alike are familiar with the story of Apocalypse, he was the first...

Kill Your Friends Movie Review

Kill Your Friends Movie Review

First-time director Owen Harris boldly attempts a comedy even blacker than American Psycho or Filth...

Dark Places - Clips Trailer

Dark Places - Clips Trailer

Libby Day is a fragile and unemployed woman struggling to get away from the demons...

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Kill Your Friends - Teaser Trailer

Kill Your Friends - Teaser Trailer

It's the mid 90's and the music scene in the UK is booming. Excess is...

Dark Places Trailer

Dark Places Trailer

Libby Day is a young woman, still permanently scarred from the events of her childhood....

Mad Max: Fury Road Movie Review

Mad Max: Fury Road Movie Review

Leave it to a veteran to show the young sparks how to do it: it's...

Mad Max: Fury Road - Final Trailer

Mad Max: Fury Road - Final Trailer

The world is messed up. Years after multiple calamities totally trashed the planet, the world...

Mad Max: Fury Road  - Extended Trailer

Mad Max: Fury Road - Extended Trailer

Mad Max just keeps on running. With nothing else to lose in his life, his...

Mad Max: Fury Road Trailer

Mad Max: Fury Road Trailer

With the world first running out of oil, water soon followed. Planet Earth is now...

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