Disney’s Searchlight Pictures is currently developing a brand new comedy movie called “The Menu”, and according to Deadline, Nicholas Hoult, has joined the cast.

Nicholas Hoult has previously starred as Beast in many of the X-Men films and played the writer of the “Lord of the Rings” books in Tolkien.

It’s unknown what role he will be playing in the film, which is a darkly comedic psychological thriller set in the world of eccentric culinary culture, centring on a young couple who visit an exclusive restaurant on a remote island where an acclaimed chef has prepared a lavish tasting menu.

It has already been revealed that “The Menu” will also star “Queen’s Gambit’s” Anya Taylor-Joy, “The Kings Man’s” Ralph Fiennes, and “Artemis Fowl’s” Hong Chau.

“The Menu” will be directed by Mark Mylod, who is behind the smash-hit HBO series Succession, and Adam McKay (The Big Sick) will be producing the film.

No release date for “The Menu” has yet been announced.

Are you looking forward to watching “The Menu”?

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