Nicholas Hoult is seen in the first image from dark comedy Kill Your Friends.

Kill Your Friends

Nicholas Hoult is seen here for the first time as Steven Stelfox, slashing and burning his way through the music business, in the dark and satirical comedy Kill Your Friends.

The film is directed by Owen Harris and produced by Gregor Cameron for Unigram, Will Clarke for Altitude Film Entertainment and Len Blavatnik for AI Film and Warner Music. 

Based  on John Niven’s cult novel, produced and financed by Altitude Film Entertainment, AI Film, Unigram with Pinewood Productions and StudioCanal.

James Corden, Joseph Mawle, Tom Riley, Georgia King, Craig Roberts, Ed Hogg, Jim Piddock and Osy ikhile also star.

Studiocanal will release the film in the UK.  Altitude Film Sales screen the first promo to international distributors in Cannes today.

UTA is handling rights for the US.