Tom Holland’s next dance: Playing Fred Astaire


Tom Holland is trading in his Spidey trip neatly with for some tap shoes. The “Spider-Man” star informed The Associated Press Sunday that he plans to play Fred Astaire in an upcoming biopic.

“Oh, I’m having fun with Fred Astaire,” Holland said at an tournament in London. “Yeah, I’m.”

Producer Amy Pascal no longer too lengthy previously said she wished Holland to play Astaire, but Holland had yet to bid on the likelihood unless now.

While Holland’s dance background hasn’t necessarily been highlighted in his superhero motion photos, the 25-year-broken-down did play the title position in “Billy Elliott: The Musical” from 2008 to 2010.

Holland said he smooth wants to learn the Astaire script, which upright got right here in a week previously.

“I haven’t learn it yet. They haven’t given it to me,” Holland added. “Amy Pascal has the script. She FaceTimed me earlier. I modified into in the bathtub and we had a ultimate FaceTime.”

Nonetheless before he steps into Astaire’s shoes, Holland has one more Spider-Man movie to unspool on the arena: “No Contrivance Dwelling,” which hits theaters on Dec. 17. Whether or no longer there’s more Peter Parker in his future stays to be viewed.

“I admire this character bigger than anything. This character has modified my life. I in actuality savor a relationship with my followers that is so kindly. I couldn’t ask for it to be any better,” Holland said.

“Nonetheless I are searching for to enact what’s perfect for the character. If it’s time for me to step down and the following individual to step up, I’ll enact so proudly. , I’d like to gape a more diverse Spider-Man universe, which would be in actuality thrilling. If I will be a share of that — if I might be the Iron Man to the following young Spider-Man or Spider-Woman, that would be enormous. Nonetheless for the time being, all I in actuality need to contemplate is the character and what’s perfect for Peter Parker,” he said.

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