Last year, the Oscar winner featured in “Zero Contact,” a film distributed by NFTs. He’s now seeking to purchase his first NFT.
One of the first significant Hollywood stars to enter the NFT film area was actor Anthony Hopkins. The legendary actor now looks to be ready to delve deeper into the NFT realm, disclosing his Ethereum Moniker Service (ENS) name and soliciting art recommendations from fellow celebs.
The Oscar winner for “The Silence of the Lambs” changed his Twitter handle to AHopkins today.
ETH is an ENS term for a cryptocurrency wallet. It’s a frequent move in the NFT and crypto worlds, and other famous celebrities in the field, such as comedian and TV personality Jimmy Fallon, have followed suit.
Hopkins changed his Twitter profile and asked Fallon and other Web3-savvy celebs, like musician Snoop Dogg and actress Reese Witherspoon, for ideas on NFT artwork to buy.
“All of the best NFT artists astound me. Any advice on where to start looking for my first piece?” He tweeted, naming all three of his colleagues in the entertainment world.
“I adore your contemplating photo,” Fallon commented first. There are a lot of talented artists out there, and the environment is generally enjoyable. ‘I don’t know much – but I know I love you,’ as the great Aaron Neville famously stated. And it’s possible that’s all you need to know. “Send me a DM.”
Thousands of other people have responded to Hopkins’ tweet. NFT aficionados were ecstatic to see another high-profile celebrity explore space on Twitter, while crypto detractors mocked or attacked the actor for exhibiting interest in the area.
An NFT serves as evidence of ownership for digital products including artwork, collectibles, and video game items. NFT technology is rapidly being used in the film and music industries, with both renowned and rising artists participating.
Last year, Hopkins’ picture “Zero Contact” was launched on Vuele, a site that distributes cinema projects in the form of NFTs. Vuele combines films with behind-the-scenes video as well as special interactive features like Q&A sessions.
Kevin Smith and Quentin Tarantino, among others, have made forays into the NFT arena.
The ENS name AHopkins.eth was reportedly acquired in May, but no more NFTs have been purchased by the wallet linked with the ENS name. However, since Hopkins posted the wallet URL on Twitter, it has received a few of NFT photos from random people, which is normal with celebrity and brand wallets.
Snoop Dogg is a well-known NFT collector, including photographs from the Bored Ape Yacht Club and other projects among his collection. He’s also released NFTs on his own, including in collaboration with The Sandbox and the Nyan Cat meme’s author. Snoop Dogg has also claimed to be Cozomo de’ Medici, a fictitious NFT collector with a hefty collection.
Fallon owns NFTs from prestigious collections such as the Bored Ape Yacht Club and Moonbirds. Witherspoon has been a proponent of Web3 technology, and her Hello Sunshine production company is working on TV and film projects based on the World of Women NFT collection.