ou have to hand it to Nicholas Hoult. When he first charmed his way onto screens as the insightful Marcus in About A Boy it would have been bold to suggest the actor had a hope of making it past acting puberty. Not through a lack of talent mind you, but the sheer fact that the odds were against him; he was a child actor in a Hugh Grant vehicle (a good one, but still). And yet a decade-and-a-half on he’s really, truly made it. Following a swaggering career-making turn in Skins he’s secured a recurring role as an original X-Man, delivered the most quotable line of 2015 (two if you dig “Witness me”) and even dated Miss Hollywood J-Law for a while.