Tom Holland Star Wars Audition Story For John Boyega Role

Tom Holland Star Wars Audition Story For John Boyega Role


“I just couldn’t stop laughing.”

Alright, so that you most likely know Tom Holland because the star of the mega-popular Marvel Spider-Man franchise.


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Well, throughout his episode of Hot Ones, Tom defined how he may have been the star of an entire different franchise — yup, Finn in Star Wars.


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When requested if he did not get the function as a result of he could not cease laughing through the audition, he stated, “I don’t think that’s the reason why I didn’t get the role, I think John Boyega was just better for the role than me.”

However, he did certainly get the giggles when, in his audition, a lady actually dedicated to creating droid noises. “I just remember thinking, ‘There’s no way this lady’s going to read the robot’s lines opposite me’ — just because that would be ridiculous,” he defined. “I don’t remember what my line was, but it was [something like], ‘Let’s get back to the falcon!’ and this lady, bless her, would sit there with full commitment and was like, ‘Be-boop-be-boop.'”

Tom thought it could be a humorous, one-time kinda factor — however he was mistaken. “I remember saying, ‘You’re not actually going to do that, right?’ and she was like, ‘Well yeah, the robot’s part of the scene, he’s the character!'”


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While he would not bear in mind precisely who the robotic was, he talked about that it was possible R2-D2.

“I just got the giggles, because you know when you realize you’ve got something so wrong? I just couldn’t stop laughing,” he added.

Given that the Star Wars solid was introduced in 2014 and Tom’s casting as Spider-Man was revealed the next yr, it appeared like issues labored out fairly effectively total!


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