This Is What Nicholas Hoult Did For His X-Men Audition

Director Matthew Vaughn asked the actor to do an impression of a 'Family Guy' character.

Nicholas Hoult impersonated Stewie Griffin from Family Guy during his X-Men audition.

The 30-year-old actor plays Beast in the money-spinning movie franchise, but Hoult has revealed X-Men: First Class director Matthew Vaughn asked him to do something completely unexpected during his audition for the role.

He told GQ: "The one odd thing I remember about the audition is Matthew Vaughn asked me to do a couple of takes in an American accent as you kind of saw the character.

"But then also do a take doing an impression of Stewie Griffin from Family Guy.

"I had watched a lot of Family Guy in my teen years growing up, so I was like, 'Okay, I think I've got a pretty good impression of Stewie Griffin lined up.'

"And so I did a whole version of the take as Stewie Griffin and sent it off. So maybe that helped me get the part? I don't know."

Hoult has played Beast in four X-Men movies, and he's open to reprising the character again in the future.

He shared: "That character's grown as I've grown, and I feel like when I grow and get older and discover new things in life I can put more into the character.

"So who knows what the plans will be for the X-Men? But if it were something that made sense for me to do and they wanted me to, then I'd be happy to play him again."— BANG

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