Nicholas Hoult, a British actor known for his remarkable versatility and charismatic screen presence, has had a successful career in the world of film and television. Born on December 7, 1989 in Wokingham, England, Hoult began his acting journey at a young age and quickly gained fame. Although it began in the late 1990s, Hoult’s career began in the early 2000s with the film ‘About a Boy’ (2002), in which he plays the role of Marcus alongside Hugh Grant. This performance marked the beginning of his impressive journey into the entertainment industry. Later, he gained international recognition for his role as a beast in the X-Men film series, demonstrating his ability to seamlessly switch between blockbuster franchises and independent jewels.
Hoult’s captivating presence and dedication to his craft continue to make him a sought-after talent in the film world. His career was a testament to his talent and dedication, cementing his place as one of the most versatile and talented actors of his generation. Last seen in ‘the Big One’ and the 2023 movie ‘Renfield’, here is a list of his upcoming projects!
1. The Order (TBA)
‘The Order’ is a crime film directed by Justin Kurzel and written by Zach Baylin. Inspired by the 1989 non-fiction book The Silent Brotherhood by Kevin Flynn and Gary Gerhardt, the film explores the disturbing narrative of the white supremacist group The Order, which was active in the turbulent 1980s in the United States. the thrilling plot unfolds with a wave of bank robberies and car thefts sending shockwaves through communities in the Pacific Northwest. In the midst of the chaos, a single FBI agent comes to the conclusion that these criminal acts are not the work of conventional, financially motivated malefactors, but the sinister machinations of a group of domestic terrorists.
The film features an exceptional cast, including Hoult as the charismatic leader of the group, alongside the impressive talents of Jude Law and Tye Sheridan. They are joined by an outstanding ensemble, which includes Jurnee Smollett, Odessa Young, Marc Maron, Alison Oliver, Bradley Stryker and Sebastian Pigott, which promises an intense and thought-provoking cinema experience. The project is currently in post-production and is waiting for further updates.
2. Garfield (2024)
‘Garfield’ is a highly anticipated computer-animated comedy inspired by Jim Davis’ beloved comic strip featuring a lasagna-eating cat. Directed by Mark Dindal and written by screenwriter David Reynolds, the film features a star-studded cast of voices, in which Chris Pratt lends his vocal talent to the iconic character of Garfield. He is joined by Nicholas Hoult, Samuel L. Jackson, Cecily Strong, Hannah Waddingham, Brett Goldstein, Bowen Young and Ving Rhames. As of now, the project is in the final stage of post-production and is scheduled to hit theaters on May 24, 2024, promising to bring Garfield’s timeless humor and charm to a whole new generation of fans.
3. The One (TBA)
Hoult, Melissa Barrera and Lana Condor will lead the cast of ‘the One’, an upcoming horror project from the creative duo of writer Kevin Armento and director Jaki Bradley. This captivating narrative follows the journey of Taylor (Melissa Barrera), who embarks on a search for love by becoming a contestant on a reality show. When the competition is limited to her and two other women, all vying for Mason’s (Hoult) affection, the illusion of the show begins to unravel and the once-commonplace game takes on a terrifying reality.
Against the backdrop of opulent coastal landscapes, fairy-tale dates and endless champagne, ‘the One’ explores how the search for love can turn into an all-consuming obsession and how friendly competition can turn into treacherous acts. Hoult not only adorns the screen, but also takes on the role of producer in this project, which is currently in pre-production.
4. Wildfire Johnny (TBA)
Nicholas Hoult takes center stage, both as a star and as an executive producer, in the upcoming fantasy TV series titled ‘Wildfire Johnny.In Based on a short story from the collection of the author Kevin Wilson, Baby, will You Be Mine: Stories, the show unfolds a fascinating narrative about a young man who stumbles upon a discarded razor, accompanied by an enigmatic note that gives its owner access to a unique and mysterious magic. While the concept of ‘Wildfire Johnny’ is very promising, it is worth noting that the series is currently in the option phase and we are excited about new developments.
5. Nosferatu (TBA)
‘Nosferatu’ is a highly anticipated Gothic horror film expertly written and directed by Robert Eggers. In this exciting cinematic experience, Bill Skarsg takes on the enigmatic role of the title vampire, while Hoult plays the character of Thomas Hutter. This outstanding cast is joined by the talents of Lily-Rose Depp, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Emma Corrin and the legendary Willem Dafoe. This adaptation is the second reinterpretation of the iconic German expressionist film ‘Nosferatu’ from 1922, which was originally written by Henrik Galeen.
Interestingly, the 1922 Movie itself was an unauthorized and unofficial adaptation of Bram Stoker’s timeless 1897 novel Dracula. Nosferatu weaves a terrifying narrative set in 19th century Germany, where a haunted young woman is involved in a nightmarish obsession with an old Transylvanian vampire. While the project is currently in post-production, the audience can look forward to a dark and atmospheric journey into the realm of horror.