After ‘Rebel in the Rye,’ Nicholas Hoult Will Play Another Iconic Author

After ‘Rebel in the Rye,’ Nicholas Hoult Will Play Another Iconic Author

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Nicolas Hoult has come a long way from his About a Boy days. No longer does he warble ‘Killing Me Softly’ to audiences of jeering teens and grimacing Hugh Grants, rather he portrays some of the finest literary minds of the 20th century.   Via Tumblr   That’s right, not satisfied with only portraying Catcher in the Rye creator J.D. Salinger in upcoming biopic Rebel in the Rye, Hoult is now set to play J.R.R. Tolkien, the author of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings trilogy. Variety reports that the Fox Searchlight and Chernin production Tokien will focus on the author’s younger days ‘as he finds …