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Tom Holland has confirmed that he would play Fred Astaire in a new biopic

In a new biography, actor Tom Holland will play Fred Astaire.

Key takeaways:

  • Tom Holland will play famed film actor Fred Astaire, best known for dancing and singing alongside Ginger Rogers, in an upcoming Sony biography.

In an upcoming Sony biography, British actor Tom Holland will play renowned film star Fred Astaire, best known for dancing and singing alongside Ginger Rogers in various musicals, including “Top Hat” and “Swing Time.”

Astaire had a seven-decade career in film and on stage in Broadway and the West End and was marked as one of the best dancers of all time.

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“I’m taking on the role of Fred Astaire. The script arrived about a week ago. I haven’t started reading it yet. They haven’t handed it over to me yet, “Holland remarked. 

He stated, referring to Spider-Man producer Amy Pascal, “Amy Pascal has the script.” “She had earlier FaceTimed me. We had a nice FaceTime while I was in the bath.”

On Sunday, Holland was speaking at a photocall for “Spider-Man: No Way Home” in London, which he attended with his co-star Zendaya. They’re in a relationship.

The two remarked about how much they adored the Spider-Man family. Zendaya, who plays Mary Jane in the film, expressed her delight upon meeting Holland.

Tom Holland Says He is Portraying Fred Astaire In Upcoming Feature Biopic  Deadline
Tom Holland Says He is Portraying Fred Astaire In Upcoming Feature Biopic Deadline. Image from Deadline

The two are dating in real life, and the upcoming film Spider-Man: Homecoming centers around revealing Spider-true Man’s identity for the first time.

“One of the most significant aspects of the experience was meeting Tom Holland. So I’ll be eternally thankful to ‘Spider-Man’ for that. And he’s gifted as well as a wonderful person, “Zendaya expressed herself.

Holland, 25, is in his third Spider-Man picture and reflected on the past six years, claiming he couldn’t remember a period when he wasn’t playing the character.

The film is already performing well in pre-sales in the United Kingdom, but Holland says the epidemic has increased the pressure on the picture to succeed this year.

“Some people may not feel comfortable going to the theatre, and that’s fine; if that’s your choice, I’ll support you,” he said.

On December 15, “Spider-Man: No Way Home” will be released in the United Kingdom.

Source: CTV News

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