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Nicholas Hoult Joins George MacKay for ‘True History of the Kelly Gang’

A new film is set to dramatize the life of Australia’s most famous outlaw Ned Kelly, starring X-Men‘s Nicholas Hoult and rising star George MacKay. And while this is the latest in a series of fascinating back-to-back roles for the erstwhile About a Boy star, it’s fair to say you might not have heard of George Mackay. Expect […]


Casting News: Nicholas Hoult and Lily Collins to Star in ‘Tolkien’ Biopic

Is there anyone Nicholas Hoult won’t play? With recent roles including J.D. Salinger, Nikola Tesla and now author J.R.R. Tolkien, it’s starting to be easier to count the famous people he hasn’t portrayed. Variety reports the X-Men star’s next role will be the lead in Tolkien, a biopic focusing on the writer’s younger days and the formative experiences that would eventually fuel […]


Nicholas Hoult Cast in ‘The Favourite’ with Emma Stone and Olivia Colman

If you ask us, Broadchurch star Olivia Colman has always been a queen, but new film The Favourite will finally see her play a real-life one. Deadline reports she’s been cast in the role of Queen Anne, who ruled Britain in the early 1700s, with X-Men‘s Nicholas Hoult, Denial‘s Rachel Weisz, and the freshly minted Oscar-winning Best Actress Emma Stone all jockeying for influence in […]

Benedict Cumberbatch attends a screening of the Sherlock 2016 Christmas Special at Ham Yard Hotel on December 19, 2016 in London, England.

First Look: Benedict Cumberbatch as Thomas Edison in ‘The Current War’

The invention of an electrical system may not seem at first glance like a story worthy of celluloid treatment, but last year it was the subject of not one but two movies in development. It now looks like one of them has won the race to the silver screen: Entertainment Weekly reports The Current War started filming this month, with […]

Nicholas Hoult poses on July 14, 2016 in Giffoni Valle Piana, Italy.

Nicholas Hoult to Portray Nikola Tesla in ‘The Current War’

Last week we told you about The Current War, a new film starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Michael Shannon as electricity pioneers Thomas Edison and George Westinghouse respectively, and a few people wondered in the comments if Nikola Tesla will also feature. Tesla was the maverick engineer and inventor whose huge contribution to the development of electricity has […]


WATCH: Nicholas Hoult and Felicity Jones Star in ‘Collide’ Trailer

We mentioned Nicholas Hoult and Kristen Stewart‘s on-screen chemistry in Equals in an earlier post and received some mixed responses from readers in the comments section. With that in mind, Hoult and Felicity Jones‘ spark may be more apparent in the forthcoming thriller Collide. We pick up on their natural dynamic in the first few […]

‘Equals’ Premiere – 72nd Venice Film Festival

WATCH: Kristen Stewart and Nicholas Hoult Star in ‘Equals’ Trailer

Emotions can really throw off your day, interrupting thoughts and activities. Okay, we say that in jest, because clearly having feelings is a part of human nature. But in the forthcoming film Equals, nobody has emotions. It’s actually deemed a crime to love in the dystopian community, according to the recently released trailer. Kristen Stewart (Twilight) and […]


Nicholas Hoult to Portray American Author J.D. Salinger

Nicholas Hoult is all sorts of busy with three films coming out in 2015— Kill Your Friends, Equal, and Collide—and is set to begin production on the next installment of X-Men, out in 2016. There’s really no such thing as being too busy in Hollywood, with the British actor just signing on to star in the film adaptation […]


5 British Actors Who Were Child Stars

Today (August 12) marks International Youth Day, which makes us think of five British stars who got their starts as child actors. (Note: We haven’t left out the actresses. Here’s an earlier Anglo post on 5 British Actresses Who Were Child Stars.) 1. Daniel Radcliffe When Daniel Radcliffe was cast as Harry Potter at the age […]

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