Nicholas Hoult Joins Angelina Jolie in Taylor Sheridan's 'Those Who Wish Me Dead'

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The thriller is based on a book by Michael Koryta.

Nicholas Hoult will join Angelina Jolie in Wind River filmmaker Taylor Sheridan's next feature, Those Who Wish Me Dead.

The thriller is based on the best-selling novel of the same name by Michael Koryta, which centers on a teen in a witness protection program hiding out from a pair of killers in a wilderness skills program while a fire engulfs Montana. Sheridan, who penned the script for Hell or High Water (2016), will adapt the book for the screen.

Garrett Basch and Steve Zaillian of Film Rites and Bron Studios’ Aaron L. Gilbert are producing. Creative Wealth Media arranged financing, with Jason Cloth executive producing.

Hoult was last in theaters with The Favourite. He will next be seen in the J.R.R. Tolkien biopic Tolkien, and will reprise his role as Beast in X-Men: Dark Phoenix.

Hoult is repped by UTA, the U.K.'s 42 and Felker Toczek.