Sometimes an actor just lands a role so hard that it can’t possibly be imagined being performed by anyone else. Sometimes it’s a role that seems to be relatively shallow and lacking in any real depth of character, and the actor fills it with their own inner light and makes an otherwise disposable character a bastion of light and great lines. Nicholas Hoult is one such actor, who took the role he was given Nux in Mad Max: Fury Road and made it absolutely one of the best characters in the film. This is one clear example of why Hoult is one of Hollywood’s rising stars, and is a man to watch. Let’s take a look at his past and how he got here.