Tom Holland, if things had gone differently, he could have been part of a very different massive franchise. The actor, who currently plays Spider-Man / Peter Parker in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, recently revealed that he was up for the role of Finn in Star Wars: The Force Awakens. If that had worked, it would have been Holland helping usher in the Disney era of Star Wars, not John Boyega.
Tom holland made the reveal during a recent interview. Tom Holland has been hanging around promoting his new movie, Cherry. As Holland explains, he landed several auditions for the role of Finn. However, things did not go particularly well during one of those auditions. Here’s what Holland had to say about it.
“I’ve had enough. I’ve read the wrong lines at the wrong audition before. I remember my audition for Star WarsI was in like four or five auditions, and I think I was auditioning for the role of John Boyega. I remember doing this scene with this lady, bless her, and she was just a drone. So I was doing all of this, like, ‘We have to get back to the ship!’ And she’d say, ‘Beep, bloop bloop, beep bloop.’ I couldn’t stop laughing. I found it so funny. And I felt really bad, because she was trying so hard to be a convincing android or a drone or whatever they were called. Yes, I obviously didn’t get the part. That wasn’t my best moment. “
In the end, John Boyega was cast as Finn, also known as FN-2187. In Star Wars: The Force AwakensWe meet the Stormtrooper who decides to defect from the First Order. He then joins the Resistance, becoming one of the key figures, along with Daisy Ridley’s Rey, who we follow in the sequel trilogy. In an alternate reality, that could have been Tom Holland. In that scenario, we probably would have had a different Spider-Man as well, given that he probably couldn’t have handled both roles at the same time.
Interestingly, Tom Holland would have starred with Daisy Ridley in the Star Wars sequels. That pairing just so happens to have materialized elsewhere, as the two are leading the long-gestating adaptation of the YA novel. Chaos walking, which finally hits theaters this year. Doug Liman (The era of El Mañana) directed the film, which had a very troubled production.
Things worked out in the end. Tom Holland has had a tremendous career as Peter Parker, starring Captain America: Civil War, Spider-Man: Homecoming, Spider-Man: Far From Home, Avengers: Infinity War Y Avengers Endgame. The race will continue with the untitled Spider man 3 this year. He also plays Nathan Drake on Sony. Unexplored film, which has finished production.
John Boyega, meanwhile, got his big break as Finn. Although the actor has since expressed his discontent with Lucasfilm for leaving out Finn and other non-white characters, such as Kelly Marie Tran’s Rose, in both The last jedi Y The rise of Skywalker. This news comes to us through Behind the scenes.
Topics: Force Awakens, Star Wars