Anthony Hopkins, the famous British comedian, is about to buy his first non-fungible token (NFT). The comedian asked for recommendations from several personalities on his Twitter account. He also turned his name into an Ethereum address.
Non-fungible tokens (NFT) are still popular. More and more brands and personalities are embarking on the world of certified digital works on the blockchain, despite the drop in sales. This is particularly the case ofAnthony Hopkinsthe actor who notably plays Hannibal Lecter, sought recommendations on Twitter regarding his first NFT purchase.
“I’m amazed by all the great NFT artists. I am starting to acquire my first piece, any recommendations?”, Anthony Hopkins recently asked. The actor challenged several personalities who had already joined the movement, such as Snoop Dogg, Jimmy Fallon or Reese Witherspoon.
Anthony Hopkins opts for an Ethereum address as a name on Twitter
The two-time Oscar winner didn’t stop there. He also changed his Twitter name to a wallet address on the Ethereum blockchain. Hopkins relied on Ethereum Name Service, a service developed on the Ethereum blockchain that allows you to buy domain names in . eth. This domain name refers to an address on the blockchain.
It’s a shortened, easy-to-read version of an address like 0x5b4b7f43140e79a4452408ce10dd64fd17d8a2e5. Entirely decentralized, the service aims to become the DNS (Domain Name Service) of Internet 3.0 by providing a single domain name to all Internet users. On Twitter, the Welsh comedian is now called AHopkins.eth. Several personalities have done the same thing in recent months.
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This is not the first time that Anthony Hopkins has shown particular interest in the world of non-fungible tokens. Last year, Zero Contact, one of his latest films, was launched as an NFT on Vuele, a specialized platform. The director of the feature film, Rick Dugdale, felt that “the future of the movie business is blockchain… It could be a scenario where before theatrical release or home entertainment a movie comes out as NFT” in preview.