written by Jasper on February 03, 2021

Golden Globe Awards Nominations

The nominees for the 78th Annual Golden Globe Awards have just been announced, and Nicholas has been nominated in the Best Television Actor (Musical / Comedy Series) for his amazing performance as Emperor Peter in The Great! Elle Fanning and the show itself have gotten nominations as well. Congratulations for the well-deserved recognition!

Best Television Series, Musical or Comedy
Emily in Paris
The Flight Attendant
The Great
Schitt’s Creek
Ted Lasso

Best Actress in a TV Series, Musical or Comedy
Lily Collins, Emily in Paris
Kaley Cuoco, The Flight Attendant
Elle Fanning, The Great
Jane Levy, Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist
Catherine O’Hara, Schitt’s Creek

Best Television Actor, Musical / Comedy Series
Don Cheadle, Black Monday
Nicholas Hoult, The Great
Eugene Levy, Schitt’s Creek
Jason Sudeikis, Ted Lasso
Ramy Youssef, Ramy

written by Jasper on February 03, 2021

Gallery Update: ‘The Great’ Season 01

I have finally updated the gallery with high-quality stills and high-resolution screencaps from the first season of The Great. Here’s hoping the cast and crew nab those awards they got nominated for, especially Nicholas. Huzzah!

written by Jasper on January 19, 2021

Critics Choice Awards Nomination

The series nominees for the 26th Annual Critics Choice Awards have been announced, and Nicholas is nominated as Best Actor in a Comedy Series for his role as Peter in The Great. Huzzah!


Hank Azaria – Brockmire (IFC)
Matt Berry – What We Do in the Shadows (FX)
Nicholas Hoult – The Great (Hulu)
Eugene Levy – Schitt’s Creek (Pop)
Jason Sudeikis – Ted Lasso (Apple TV+)
Ramy Youssef – Ramy (Hulu)

The winners will be revealed live on The CW on March 7th, 2021, 7-10 PM ET/PT, hosted by Taye Diggs. Congratulations and good luck to Nicholas!

written by Jasper on January 15, 2021

Grand (Re-)Opening of The Hoult Effect!

Hello and welcome to The Hoult Effect, your ultimate online resource for all things related to actor, Nicholas Hoult! The site was originally launched under a different name, Nicholas Hoult Central, but ended up getting outdated after two or so years. I have been wanting to relaunch the site for so long, and I’m so glad I finally managed to do so on the day the site celebrates its five-year anniversary online! I also thought I’d change the site name with the relaunch, I hope you all like it.

I have also been working hard on rebuilding the gallery these past few months. It’s not yet complete, but it currently holds over 40,000 images, varying from red carpet events, photoshoots, movie projects (including most Blu-ray extras), television shows, and more!

Feel free to browse the site, including the career pages I set up wherein you can find more details about each of Nicholas’ projects. Let us know what you think and if there’s any error you come across. You can also reach us on Twitter at @nickhoultnet and on Instagram at @nickhoultnet.

written by Jasper on July 03, 2020

Hulu Renews ‘The Great’ for Season 2

The Great has officially been renewed for a second season, which will consist of ten episodes. Huzzah! Here’s the official press release:

Hulu has renewed The Great, from Tony McNamara (THE FAVOURITE), for a 10-episode, second season. The first season debuted on Hulu on Friday, May 15.

The Great is a satirical, comedic drama about the rise of Catherine the Great from outsider to the longest-reigning female ruler in Russia’s history. With only occasional historical facts, the series stars Elle Fanning as Catherine, Nicholas Hoult, Phoebe Fox, Adam Godley, Gwilym Lee, Charity Wakefield, Douglas Hodge, Sacha Dhawan, Sebastian de Souza, Bayo Gbadamosi and Belinda Bromilow.

The Great is created, written and executive-produced by Oscar-nominated writer Tony McNamara and executive-produced by Marian Macgowan, Thruline’s Josh Kesselman and Ron West, Echo Lake’s Brittany Kahan Ward, Doug Mankoff and Andrew Spaulding, Elle Fanning, Mark Winemaker and Matt Shakman.

The series is from Civic Center Media in association with MRC Television.

The first season of The Great was one of the top performing original comedies on Hulu in 2020 and continues to grow Hulu’s highly successful slate of female-driven comedies, including Dollface, Shrill and the upcoming Love, Beth (working title) starring Amy Schumer.

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