Who’d have thought that a stint on
could lead to a megabucks Hollywood career? Nicholas Hoult, that’s who.
The young actor’s invasion of Tinseltown is set to continue apace, with word that the Single Man and X-Men: First Class star has signed up to book adap Warm Bodies .
Based on Isaac Marion’s novel of the same name, the story follows a tormented zombie called R (Hoult) who becomes friends with a girl intended as one of his victims.
Their newfound bond sets off a chain reaction that will turn him, other zombies and the whole lifeless world into something new.
Hoult is next shooting Bryan Singer’s Jack The Giant Killer , and will then film Warm Bodies this summer.
Jonathan Levine of indie hit The Wackness will direct.
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