Nicholas Hoult is a young English actor who got his big break as Marcus Brewer in the romantic dramedy About a Boy (2002). Since his film career took off, he's starred in a number of high profile pictures, a majority of them being fantasy or sci-fi actioners.
In 2011, Hoult played the role of Hank McCoy/Beast in the 2011 X-Men prequel First Class. Two years before that, he acted as the character of Eusebios in Clash of the Titans (2009).
His most current projects include a titular role in 2013's Jack the Giant Killer.