The actor will play the protagonist of Sebastian Faulk's novel of the same name, a young Wwi army officer who falls in love with an older married woman, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
In a statement, Wyatt described Hoult as "a fearless young actor" whose "great weight, depth and range... allow us to explore this timeless story of a boy broken by a tragic love affair and what it means for young men to experience the real horror of war".
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