Jaeger-LeCoultre is thrilled to welcome the British actor Nicholas Hoult to SIHH 2019, where he will experience ‘The Art of Precision’.
Jaeger-LeCoultre Manufacture Visit
Nicholas will also have the opportunity to visit the Jaeger-LeCoultre Manufacture in Le Sentier, in the heart of the Vallée de Joux, Switzerland. He will discover the workshops of the Grande Maison, including the Watchmaking Specialties workshop, the Rares Handcrafts (Métiers Rares) and the Atmos workshops, and witness the 180 skills of the master artisans.
Within the Watchmaking Specialties workshop, the place where Complication and High Complication movements are assembled, he will have a chance to talk with Jaeger-LeCoultre’s master-watchmakers about the specific characteristics of assembling the movements driving the High Complication pieces of the Brand, including the SIHH 2019 novelties.
Venice International Film Festival
As an official partner of the Venice International Film Festival, Jaeger-LeCoultre had the pleasure to meet Nicholas in Venice in 2015, and to dress him with a Jaeger-LeCoultre timepiece on the red carpet before the screening of EQUALS directed by Drake Doremus.
At the 2018 Venice International Film Festival, Jaeger-LeCoultre dressed Nicholas for the red carpet and screening of THE FAVOURITE, directed by Yorgos Lanthimos, with an elegant Master Ultra-Thin Moon.
The film was nominated for the Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy category at the 2019 Golden Globes.
Nicholas Hoult has become one of Hollywood’s most sought after actors. Known for blockbuster films like the X-MEN franchise as well as for independent projects like A SINGLE MAN. His upcoming projects reflect this agility with appearances in international franchises as well as character-driven dramas.
Hoult will next be seen reprising his role as ‘Hank McCoy/Beast’ in X-MEN: DARK PHOENIX.
He recently starred in the Fox Searchlight Pictures historical drama THE FAVOURITE alongside Emma Stone and Rachel Weisz. The film is a tale of royal intrigue, passion, envy, and betrayal in the court of Queen Anne during the early 18th century England. He also recently wrapped production on the biopic TOLKIEN, playing the titular character opposite Lily Collins.
Last year, Hoult was seen as J.D. Salinger in the Salinger biopic REBEL IN THE RYE, directed by Danny Strong from his own screenplay, which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival. Also premiering at Sundance was the Drake Doremus’s drama NEWNESS, a film set in contemporary Los Angeles about two millennials (Hoult and Courtney Eaton) navigating their relationship in a social media-driven hookup culture.
In 2016 he reprised his role as ‘Hank McCoy’ AKA ‘Beast’ in X-MEN: APOCALYPSE, the ninth installment of X-MEN which is directed by Bryan Singer. Previously he appeared in X-MEN: FIRST CLASS and X-MEN: DAYS OF FUTURE PAST alongside an all-star cast including Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence and James McAvoy. He also starred opposite Kristen Stewart in EQUALS, a futuristic love story set in a world where emotions have been eradicated, directed by Drake Doremus.
In 2015 he starred as ‘Nux’ opposite Charlize Theron and Tom Hardy in George Miller’s MAD MAX: FURY ROAD, which received multiple Oscar nominations including “Best Picture.”
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