Nicholas Hoult Offered Role Of Jack For Singer's 'Jack The Giant Killer'
Reported by Outsiders - 12:27 AM 2011.02.12
Nicholas Hoult has been offered the lead role of Jack for Bryan Singer's 'Jack The Giant Killer' for New Line and Legendary Pictures.
Hoult is playing 'Beast' in 'X-Men: First Class' that is coming out in June and Singer produced so he has worked with Hoult and knows what he can do. Hoult will also star in Fury Road, the George Miller-directed prequel to the Mad Max films. That will film next year, with Tom Hardy and Charlize Theron also starring.
'Jack the Giant Killer is a scary revisionist take on the Jack and the Beanstalk mythology and Hoult will play a farmer who leads an expedition into the giants' kingdom to rescue a kidnapped princess.' Bill Nighy, Stanley Tucci and John Kassir were recently cast.