Nicholas Hoult to grace AsiaPOP Comicon in Manila

By Apple Ta-as |August 14,2016 - 11:47 AM
Nicholas Hoult

Nicholas Hoult

IT WILL be a “beastly” kind of day for movie and pop fans as Nicholas Hoult is set to fly to the Philippines to grace the AsiaPOP Comicon Manila 2016 at SMX Convention Center in Pasay City.

AsiaPOP Comicon (APCC) is an international pop culture convention themed around comics, film, toys and collectibles, animation, games, cosplay, superheroes and everything pop culture. The event is slated on August 26 to 28.

Nicholas will join Hollywood celebrities, “Teen Wolf” star Holland Roden and “Captain America” actress Hayley Atwell in the event.

The actor is known for playing mutant scientist Beast in “X-Men: First Class” and “X-Men: Days of Future Past,” War Boy Nux in “Mad Max: Fury Road,” protagonist Jack in “Jack the Giant Slayer,” and R in “Warm Bodies.”

In the past, Hoult starred in the independent, science fiction drama Young Ones opposite Michael Shannon and Elle Fanning and directed by Jake Paltrow, which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival.

He also starred opposite Colin Firth in Tom Ford’s directorial debut “A Single Man” to rave reviews.

The 26-year-old actor made his acting debut via the 1996 Canadian-British film, “Intimate Relations.”

His recent movie appearances were in Drake Doremus’ film “Equals,” a futuristic drama also starring Kristen Stewart, as well as the British independent production “Kill Your Friends,” based on a novel by John Niven.

He has recently finished shooting writer/director Danny Strong’s directorial debut “Rebel in the Rye,” in which he plays a young J.D. Salinger; and he will also be seen in the film “Sand Castle” for director Fernando Coimbra, in which he portrays an American soldier on a mission to help a village at the end of the war in Iraq.

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