One of the Boy Soldier sculptures made by Tristan ‘Schoony’ Schoonrad cast on his nephew Kai. Copies of the statue have since been bought by Brad Pitt and featured in a Hollywood film. See MASONS story MNART: A British artist has landed his nephew a starring role in a hollywood blockbuster – by making a SCULPTURE of his body. Tristan Schoonrad, 33, has been involved in the film industry since he was just 15, helping his father construct the special effects make up for the big screen. He has worked on the moulds for the monsters that have appeared in some of the biggest blockbuster movies – including Star Wars and Kick-Ass. But now Tristan has turned his eye to artwork and has used his 11-year-old nephew Kai as the focal point of a striking new sculpture.