Nicholas Hoult Names Audition for 'X-Men: First Class' His Strangest One

During an interview for GQ magazine, the 'Tolkien' star recalls being asked by director Matthew Vaughn to do 'Family Guy' impression when he was vying for the role of Hank McCoy/Beast.

AceShowbiz - Actor Nicholas Hoult has shared his strangest audition experience in a new clip looking back on his career.

During the video for GQ magazine, the star, 30, revealed that when he auditioned for "X-Men: First Class", director Matthew Vaughn had a strange request.

"Matthew Vaughn asked me to do a couple of takes in an American accent as you kind of saw the character. But then also (to) do a take doing an impression of Stewie Griffin from 'Family Guy'," Nicholas shared about his audition for the role of Hank McCoy/Beast.

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

He added, "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."

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