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Nicholas Hoult

Born: December 7, 1989, Wokingham, Berkshire - England

Nicholas Caradoc Hoult is an English actor.

Born in Wokingham, Berkshire, he was drawn to acting from a young age. Although Hoult initially wanted to study English, he pursued a career in acting and attended Sylvia Young Theatre School.

Having made his screen debut at the age of seven in the 1996 film “Intimate Relations”, he appeared in such television shows as “Magic Grandad” and “Waking the Dead”.

Hoult had his breakthrough playing Marcus Brewer in the 2002 comedy drama “About a Boy”, for which he was nominated for the Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Young Performer.

Hoult received wider recognition for his portrayal of Tony Stonem in the E4 teen drama series “Skins”. Although he was dismissive of his character on the show, his performance garnered him praise and a nomination for Golden Nymph Award.

His transition to adult roles with the 2009 drama “A Single Man” and the 2010 fantasy adventure film “Clash of the Titans” was well received; the former earned him a BAFTA Rising Star Award nomination.

Hoult was then cast as the mutant Beast in Matthew Vaughn's 2011 superhero film “X-Men: First Class”, a role he reprised in later installments of the series; his second production in the franchise, the $747 million-grossing “X-Men: Days of Future Past” (2014), marked his biggest commercial success.

Hoult's continued association with big-budget productions yielded varying results as seen with the 2013 box office bomb “Jack the Giant Slayer” and the 2015 blockbuster “Mad Max: Fury Road”.

While he became known for his supporting work, Hoult later turned to starring roles mostly in independent films, including three of his 2017 releases, the romantic drama “Newness” and the biographical films “Rebel in the Rye” and “The Current War” where he played J. D. Salinger and Nikola Tesla respectively.

He voiced Elliot in Lionhead Studios' 2010 action role-playing game “Fable III”.

Hoult is also a philanthropist who supports numerous charitable organisations.

While filming “X-Men: First Class” in 2010, Hoult began dating his co-star Jennifer Lawrence. The couple broke up in 2014. Hoult has been dating Playboy model Bryana Holly since March 2017.

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The Favourite (2100)

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In 18th century England, the close relationship between Queen Anne and Sarah Churchill is threatened by the arrival of Sarah's cousin, Abigail Hill, resulting in a bitter rivalry between the two cousins to be the Queen's favourite.

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X-Men: Dark Phoenix (2019)

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Gathered together by Professor Charles Xavier to protect a world that fears and hates them, the X-Men had fought many battles, been on adventures that spanned galaxies, grappled enemies of limitless might, but none of this could prepare them for the most shocking struggle they would ever face. One of their own members, Jean Grey, has gained power beyond all comprehension, and that power has corrupted her absolutely! Now, they must decide if the life of the woman they cherish is worth the existence of the entire universe!

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Tolkien (2019)

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Tolkien explores the formative years of the orphaned author as he finds friendship, love and artistic inspiration among a group of fellow outcasts at school. This takes him into the outbreak of World War I, which threatens to tear the “fellowship” apart. All of these experiences would inspire Tolkien to write his famous Middle-Earth novels.

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Sand Castle (2017)

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Set during the occupation of Iraq, a squad of U.S. soldiers try to protect a small village.

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Collide (2017)

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An American backpacker gets involved with a ring of drug smugglers as their driver, and winds up on the run from his employers across Munich's autobahns.

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The Current War (2017)

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Electricity titans Thomas Edison and George Westinghouse compete to create a sustainable system and market it to the American people.

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Rebel in the Rye (2017)

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The life of celebrated but reclusive author, J.D. Salinger, who gained worldwide fame with the publication of his novel, The Catcher in the Rye.

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Newness (2017)

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In contemporary Los Angeles, two millennials navigating a social media–driven hookup culture begin a relationship that pushes both emotional and physical boundaries.

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X-Men: Apocalypse (2016)

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Since the dawn of civilization, he was worshipped as a god. Apocalypse, the first and most powerful mutant from Marvel’s X-Men universe, amassed the powers of many other mutants, becoming immortal and invincible. Upon awakening after thousands of years, he is disillusioned with the world as he finds it and recruits a team of powerful mutants, including a disheartened Magneto, to cleanse mankind and create a new world order, over which he will reign. As the fate of the Earth hangs in the balance, Raven with the help of Professor X must lead a team of young X-Men to stop their greatest nemesis and save mankind from complete destruction.

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Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)

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From filmmaker George Miller, originator of the post-apocalyptic genre and mastermind behind the legendary Mad Max trilogy, comes this return to the world of the Road Warrior, Max Rockatansky. Haunted by his turbulent past, Max believes the best way to survive is to wander alone. Nevertheless, he becomes swept up with a band of survivors fleeing across the Wasteland in a war rig driven by an elite Imperator, Furiosa. They are escaping a Citadel tyrannized by the Immortan Joe, from whom something irreplaceable has been taken. Enraged, the Warlord marshals all his gangs and ruthlessly pursues the rebels in the high-octane Road War that follows.

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Dark Places (2015)

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A woman who survived the brutal killing of her family as a child is forced to confront the events of that day.

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Equals (2015)

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A futuristic love story set in a world where emotions have been eradicated.

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Kill Your Friends (2015)

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27-year-old hit-chasing A&R man Steven Stelfox (Nicholas Hoult, Mad Max: Fury Road) is slashing and burning his way through the music business, a world where ‘no one knows anything’ and where careers are made and broken by chance and the fickle tastes of the general public. Fuelled by greed, ambition and inhuman quantities of drugs, Stelfox searches for his next hit record. But as the hits dry up and the industry begins to change, Stelfox takes the concept of “killer tunes” to a murderous new level in a desperate attempt to salvage his career. Based on John Niven’s best-selling novel, Kill Your Friends is a dark, satirical and hysterically funny evisceration of the Nineties music business.

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X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014)

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The ultimate X-Men ensemble fights a war for the survival of the species across two time periods in X-MEN: DAYS OF FUTURE PAST. The beloved characters from the original “X-Men film trilogy join forces with their younger selves from “X-Men: First Class, in an epic battle that must change the past – to save our future.

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Young Ones (2014)

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In a future where water is scarce, a farmer (Michael Shannon) defends his land and hopes to rejuvenate his parched soil. However, his daughter's boyfriend schemes to steal the land for himself.

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Warm Bodies (2013)

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After a zombie becomes involved with the girlfriend of one of his victims, their romance sets in motion a sequence of events that might transform the entire lifeless world.

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Jack the Giant Slayer (2013)

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The story of an ancient war that is reignited when a young farmhand unwittingly opens a gateway between our world and a fearsome race of giants. Unleashed on the Earth for the first time in centuries, the giants strive to reclaim the land they once lost, forcing the young man, Jack into the battle of his life to stop them. Fighting for a kingdom, its people, and the love of a brave princess, he comes face to face with the unstoppable warriors he thought only existed in legend–and gets the chance to become a legend himself.

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X-Men: First Class (2011)

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Before Charles Xavier and Erik Lensherr took the names Professor X and Magneto, they were two young men discovering their powers for the first time. Before they were arch-enemies, they were closest of friends, working together with other mutants (some familiar, some new), to stop the greatest threat the world has ever known.

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Clash of the Titans (2010)

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Born of a god but raised as a man, Perseus is helpless to save his family from Hades, vengeful god of the underworld. With nothing to lose, Perseus volunteers to lead a dangerous mission to defeat Hades before he can seize power from Zeus and unleash hell on earth. Battling unholy demons and fearsome beasts, Perseus and his warriors will only survive if Perseus accepts his power as a god, defies fate and creates his own destiny.

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A Single Man (2009)

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Adapted from a 1964 novel of the same name, the film follows a day in the life of George Falconer (Colin Firth), a British college professor reeling with the recent and sudden loss of his longtime parter. This traumatic event makes George challenge his own will to live as he seeks the console of close friend Charley (Juliane Moore) who is struggling with her own questions about life.

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The Weather Man (2005)

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A Chicago weather man, separated from his wife and children, debates whether professional and personal success are mutually exclusive.

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About a Boy (2002)

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Will Freeman is a hip Londoner who one day realizes that his friends are all involved with the responsibilities of married life and that leaves him alone in the cold. Passing himself off as a single father, he starts to meet a string of single mums, confident in his ability to leave them behind when they start to ask for a commitment. But Will's hope of a continued bachelorhood is interrupted when he meets 12-year old Marcus, in many ways his complete opposite.

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The People Under the Stairs (1991)

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When young Fool (Brandon Adams) breaks into the home of his family's greedy and uncaring landlords, he discovers a disturbing scenario where incestuous adult siblings have mutilated a number of boys and kept them imprisoned under stairs in their large, creepy house. As Fool attempts to flee before the psychopaths can catch him, he meets their daughter, Alice (A.J. Langer), who has been spared any extreme discipline by her deranged parents. Can Fool and Alice escape before it's too late?

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