According to The Hollywood Reporter , British actor Nicholas Hoult ("Mad Max: Fury Road", "X-Men: Apocalypse"), is in the early stages of negotiations to participate in filming the biopic of J.R.R. Tolkien. The studio Fox and the production company Chernin Entertainment have been developing the project since 2013.|
Holt , who played another famous writer. Jerome Salinger plans to play the young John Ronald Ruel Tolkien in the upcoming biopic, The Catcher in the Rye.
The director's chair for the project is assigned to the House of Karukoski (Heart of the Lion). The script for the upcoming film, written by David Gleason (Frontline) and Stephen Beresford (Pride), will focus on a young author who finds friendship, love and artistic inspiration among a group of classmates before the outbreak of World War I in 1914. From 1916 to 1920, Tolkien served in the British Armed Forces, and then, while working at Pembroke College, began work on his legendary novels. The writer died in 1973 at the age of 81.
Readers and viewers J. R.R. Tolkien is known primarily as the creator of Middle-earth, among whose inhabitants were not only humans, but also elves, dwarves, hobbits, orcs and trolls. The writer's epic novels served as the basis for two Hollywood trilogies directed by Peter Jackson.
The tale "The Hobbit, or There and Back" was first published in 1937. Then, between 1937 and 1949, Tolkien wrote the novel The Lord of the Rings , which was originally intended to be a sequel to The Hobbit . However, the story grew so much that it ultimately became one of the most read and published novels of all time.
Whether or not he gets the coveted role of Nicholas Hoult , he will soon be seen in several projects at once. The aforementioned biopic about Salinger will be released at the end of November. Also preparing for the premiere of another film based on real events - "War of currents", where Holt starred alongside Tom Holland, Benedict Cumberbatch and Michael Shannon. In addition, the actor will return to his role in the sequel to the X-Men franchise, called "The Dark Phoenix".
The Topic of Article: Nicholas Hoult looks into the role of the creator of Middle-earth.