LONDON – Tom Holland is trading in his Spidey fit for some tap shoes. The “Spider-Man” star informed The Associated Push Sunday that he programs to engage in Fred Astaire in an forthcoming biopic.
“Oh, I am participating in Fred Astaire,” Holland mentioned at an celebration in London. “Yeah, I am.”
Producer Amy Pascal just lately stated she wished Holland to play Astaire, but Holland experienced however to remark on the likelihood until finally now.
Although Holland’s dance history has not essentially been highlighted in his superhero films, the 25-12 months-old did engage in the title position in “Billy Elliott: The Musical” from 2008 to 2010.
Holland stated he continue to desires to go through the Astaire script, which just came in a 7 days ago.
“I have not study it nonetheless. They haven’t supplied it to me,” Holland additional. “Amy Pascal has the script. She FaceTimed me earlier. I was in the bath and we had a beautiful FaceTime.”
But ahead of he measures into Astaire’s shoes, Holland has an additional Spider-Male film to unspool on the world: “No Way Household,” which hits theaters on Dec. 17. Whether or not or not there is certainly a lot more Peter Parker in his potential remains to be seen.
“I like this character additional than anything. This character has changed my daily life. I have a connection with my enthusiasts that is so excellent. I couldn’t ask for it to be any greater,” Holland explained.
“But I want to do what’s finest for the character. If it is time for me to stage down and the subsequent person to phase up, I’ll do so proudly. You know, I’d enjoy to see a extra numerous Spider-Male universe, which would be genuinely exciting. If I could be a component of that — if I could be the Iron Man to the up coming younger Spider-Man or Spider-Woman, that would be excellent. But at the instant, all I have to think about is the character and what’s greatest for Peter Parker,” he mentioned.
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