Earlier than he was Spider-Man, Tom Holland was apparently a number of auditions deep right into a Star Wars position he thinks finally went to John Boyega – however messed it up and did not get the half.
This audition story comes by means of Backstage in a brand new interview with the Spider-Man and Uncharted actor. Earlier than turning into synonymous with Spider-Man within the Marvel Cinematic Universe and earlier than nabbing the position of famed treasure hunter, Nathan Drake, Holland was apparently “4 or 5” auditions deep for a task in what we now know as Star Wars: The Force Awakens.
“I keep in mind my audition for Star Wars,” Holland advised Backstage when requested about audition horror tales he had. “I used to be like 4 or 5 auditions in, and I feel I used to be auditioning for John Boyega’s position [Finn]. I keep in mind doing this scene with this woman, bless her, and she or he was only a drone. So I used to be doing all of this, like, ‘We gotta get again to the ship!’ and she or he was going, ‘Bleep, bloop bloop, bleep bloop.”
Holland mentioned he could not cease laughing due to how humorous he discovered it. He additionally felt actually dangerous as a result of it was clear the individual was making an attempt actually onerous to be a convincing android or drone.
“I clearly did not get the half,” he continued. “That wasn’t my finest second.”
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It is an amazing story and it isn’t onerous to think about how that mess-up may need led us to the fact the place Holland performs Peter Parker as an alternative of Finn.
Talking of a number of timelines, try this story about Holland denying that former Spider-Man actors Tobey Maguire and Andrew Garfield appear in the upcoming MCU Spider-Man sequel after which examine how he referred to as the following Spider-Man film the “most ambitious standalone superhero movie ever made.” After that, try the first image of Holland as Nathan Drake within the upcoming Uncharted movie.
Wesley LeBlanc is a contract information author and information maker for IGN. You may observe him on Twitter @LeBlancWes.