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Elle Fanning and Kodi Smit-McPhee will also star in Jake Paltrow's new movie. Nicholas Hoult, Michael Shannon join sci-fi film 'Young Ones'. Nicholas Caradoc Hoult (born 7 December ) is an English actor. His body of work includes .. He and his co-star Elle Fanning said it also made them more conscious of environmental concerns. The film . Hoult dated American actress Jennifer Lawrence, his co-star in the X-Men films, for five years. Since March Elle Fanning is becoming a movie star in her own right. The male protagonists played by Michael Shannon, Nicholas Hoult, and Kodi Smit-McPhee are at She does rebel against her dad for sure because of dating Flem.
It was like playing for a football team. When you got a part it was great. And meeting new people. It was an exciting new world.
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He nonetheless decided to participate in the early rounds of auditions and was eventually cast in the role of Marcus, a "woolly-hatted, oddball son of a suicidal, hippy-ish single mother, [who] gets bullied horribly at school". He said the change was difficult; his time there was short and he preferred attending a regular school.
He still did not want to pursue acting as a profession and at 14 he left Sylvia Young Theatre School in favour of Ranelagh School, a Berkshire-based Church of England day school. Grant 's semi-autobiographical film Wah-Wah as Ralph Compton, a boy who is forced to deal with the disintegration of his family. The film, set in Swaziland during the s, chronicles the decline of the British Empire in Africa.
The film and Hoult's performance went unnoticed. He was initially sceptical of his ability to play Tony Stonema manipulative, egocentric anti-hero, and identified more closely with the supporting character Sid. His performance was well received; the character was popular, and Hoult garnered widespread attention. Instead, he left school at the end of Skins' first season and chose to focus solely on acting. Hoult's performance as Mark, a "ferociously bright and articulate but sexually confused sixth-former" received mixed responses from critics.
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Dominic Cavendish of The Daily Telegraph wrote that his performance was persuasive, but Lyn Gardner of The Guardian found him average and highlighted his inability to bring out the "unresolved sexual tension beneath [the] banter". Hoult had previously shown interest in the project and had sent a recorded audition tape; he was eventually chosen for the role of Kenny, a homosexual college student who helps a college professor, played by Colin Firthdeal with his grief. Fury Road ; the project spent several years in development hell because plans for a fourth film in the Mad Max franchise encountered financial difficulties.
First Classa prequel to the franchise's earlier films.
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Before filming began, Hoult familiarised himself with his character; he said he "formulated [his] own version of the Beast" and took inspiration from Kelsey Grammer 's performance in the previous X-Men: The Last Stand because he wanted to emulate Grammer's charm and eloquence.
Hoult learnt to speak in a dialect similar to Grammer's without trying to imitate it.
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Fury Road was eventually filmed in in the Namibian desert. Miller had conceived Nux, a terminally ill slave, as a "quasi kamikaze pilot"; Hoult said of his character; "he's very enthusiastic and committed and affectionate but also kind of clumsy".
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The technical aspects and stunt sequences drew particular praise from film critics and it was credited for reviving interest in the series. Levine said he had difficulties finding a suitable actor to play R until he met Hoult, who was attracted to the project—which he described as "much more than a horror movie" owing to the use of multiple pop culture and literary allusions—and even more so to the role which "bowled [me] over".
Hoult said he drew inspiration from Edward Scissorhands because he thought the central characters in both films share the same difficulties. Flem Lever makes his dramatic entrance on a dust-kicking motorcycle First impressions: Mary finds herself drawn to Flem after her father tells Jerome, 'I never worry about you, I worry about your sister' 'When it rains Jerome tells his father Ernest: The scene cuts to Elle Fanning as Mary brushing the dirt off of dishes at the dry kitchen sink.
Flem tells Ernest, 'The state gave my father's land to whatever you are' and informs him that he doesn't have what it takes to sweet talk the all-controlling irrigation company into giving him water Conflict sets in: Flem's words don't sit too well with Ernest who begins to mistrust him Over-achiever: Katherine Holm the family matriarch Aimee Mullins is seen walking gently while attached to a network of life-aiding breathing tubes 'Something's wrong': Katherine asks her son of Flem, 'This boy, does he make her happy' and Jerome answers with a simple and direct, 'Yes' Dreamy wedding: Elle Fanning makes an ethereal bride in the trailer scene that follows Groom awaits: Nicholas Hoult makes for a dreamy-eyed groom 'Something's wrong Jerome answers, 'Yes,' as the scene flits to the wedding scene where Flem is seen lifting the veil off the face of the bride, Mary.
Flem removes the veil from Mary's face Chit chat: Flem draws young Jerome into a conversation and tells him, 'I'm thinkin' I can try to get some of that water down here' 'It's not gonna happen': Jerome shoots down Flem's plan and says, 'My father tried a hundred times' 'My father tried a hundred times.
It's not gonna happen,' Jerome says.
Flem tells Jerome, 'Maybe it just sorta needs a fresh face' Vigilante: Ernest is seen skulking among the ravaged hills in search of H2O but then he's discovered by the bullies that run the irrigation system Trapped: Ernest is dragged down and beaten by the rough-and-tumble irrigation workers The conflict between Holm and Flem heats up when the latter makes some sort of deal to bring water in.
Mary's voice is raw with emotion when she shouts back, 'Look at our lives! You failed your family! Flem finds a way to bring water to the wasteland Torn: Mary is warned by her father to stay away from Flem but she's not exactly taking that order sitting down Drowning his sorrows: