Nicholas Hoult Cast in ‘The Favourite’ with Academy-winning Actress Emma Stone
Our long time crush Nicholas Hoult (Warm Bodies) has been cast in ‘The Lobster’ director Yorgos Lanthimos’ next film — a period drama ‘The Favourite’ that stars Academy Award-winning actresses Emma Stone (La La Land) and Rachel Weisz (The Constant Gardener).
Hoult will play Harley, a “Tory party leader during the reign of Queen Anne at the end of the 17th and beginning of the 18th century.”
Queen Anne ruled England, Scotland and Ireland from March 8, 1702 – May 1, 1707. On May 1, 1707, England and Scotland united to become Great Britain. She became Queen of Great Britain and Ireland until she died on August 1, 1714. She was the last monarch of the House of Stuarts.
Hoult, who audiences can see currently in ‘Collide’, has had a busy year. He recently wrapped production on The Current War playing Nikola Tesla opposite Benedict Cumberbatch. He also plays J.D. Salinger in Rebel in the Rye which will be distributed through IFC this fall.