Tom Holland will play Fred Astaire

Tom Holland will play Fred Astaire
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He found for this biopic Amy Pascal, the producer of Spider-Man: No Way Home.

GQ recently published a long portrait of Tom holland, the 25-year-old actor who is a hit thanks to the saga Spiderman. Filled with revelations, this paper briefly mentioned the possibility that he would soon embody Fred astaire, in a biopic of the singer actor (1899-1987), famous in particular for his roles in All on stage (1953) and Funny face (1957), based on an idea from its producer Amy Pascal. Exactly on tour for No Way Home, the actor confirmed that he was offered the role. “Oh, I’m gonna play Fred Astaire, he explains to journalists on the red carpet. The script arrived a week ago, but I haven’t gotten it yet. In fact, I did not receive it directly, I know that Amy Pascal has the script. She video called me earlier today while I was taking my bath and we had a lovely chat on Facetime. So yeah, I’m gonna play Fred Astaire. “

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Funny coincidence: by accepting this role, he will be in competition with another famous comedian like him for playing Billy Elliot, Jamie Bell also participating in a project on Fred Astaire. If the biopic with Tom Holland (who played the young dancer on stage early in his career) will be produced by Sony, Fred & ginger is an Amazon creation. Film actor Billy Elliot (2000), now 35, will play Margaret Qualley as Ginger Rogers, Astaire’s dance partner on screen, and in love with him for life.

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