Tom Holland Confirms Role as Fred Astaire in Upcoming Sony Biopic
“Spider-Man” star Tom Holland is swapping his web-shooters for dancing shoes.
The 25-year-old officially confirmed on Sunday that he’ll portray legendary actor, dancer and singer Fred Astaire in an upcoming biopic for Sony.In a recent profile for GQ, Oscar-nominated producer Amy Pascal teased that she wanted Holland for the part of Astaire in the forthcoming movie, as well as another trilogy of “Spider-Man films.”But during an interview with AP, at an event promoting the upcoming “Spider-Man: No Way Home,” Holland confirmed that he’ll step into the entertainer’s dance shoes.“The script came in a week ago,” Holland told reporters.
“I haven’t read it yet; they haven’t given it to me.”Pascal has received the script though, Holland noted, sharing that the producer shared the news with him in a somewhat unconventional locale.“She facetimed me earlier.
I was in the bath,” he said with a laugh.
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