Nicholas Hamilton, our ‘IT’ young man – Australia News

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AT 17 years of age, Alstonville teen Nicholas Hamilton is a young gun in Hollywood’s standards and has two films releasing this month, both based on Stephen King’s books.

The first one was The Dark Tower, and the next one is the reboot of cult 1990 TV series IT, out this Thursday, September 7, in Australia.

 

Alstonville local Nicholas Hamilton will be seen in some exciting film projects this year including the hyped remake of Stephen King’s IT. Marc Stapelberg

In IT, Hamilton plays Henry Bowers, the second villain of the story after the evil clown Pennywise.

The film tells the story of a group of bullied kids who band together when a monster, taking the appearance of a clown, begins hunting children.

Born in 2000 in Lismore, Nicholas Hamilton first came to industry attention with the lead role in the short film Time for which he received a Best Male Actor Award at the 2013 Tropfest Short Film Festival.

Other credits to date include guest leads in Wanted and Mako Mermaids and the short films Letter to Annabelle, Jack Rabbit, The Boy Who Stole the Belltower and Gifted.

 

Alstonville local Nicholas Hamilton will be seen in some exciting film projects this year including the hyped remake of Stephen King's IT.
Alstonville local Nicholas Hamilton will be seen in some exciting film projects this year including the hyped remake of Stephen King’s IT. Marc Stapelberg

We visited Nicholas Hamilton and his family in Alstonville, after he returned from filming The Dark Tower and IT in Canada.

Earlier this year, he was still attending some red carpets for the 2016 hit indie film Captain Fantastic, where he shared the screen with Viggo Mortensen.

The role allowed Hamilton to witness some of Hollywood’s most unique moments of the last years, such as the reunion of the Lord of the…

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