Story takes place twenty four years after her testimony sent her 15-year-old brother to prison for the slaughter of their family, Libby (Theron) meets a club of true crime enthusiasts who not only believe her brother is innocent, but the real killer remains on the loose. Hoult will play Lyle, an awkward young man who is the treasurer of the Kill Club, the group investigating the case of the killing of the family of Libby Day.
Producing will be Stephanie Marsil and Peter Safran.
Hoult was last in the bunk “Jack The Giant Slayer” and “Warm Bodies”. He’ll next be in “Mad Max: Fury Road” and “X-Men: Days of Future Past”.
He is repped by UTA.