Tom Holland is trading in his Spidey suit for some tap shoes. The "Spider-Man" star told The Associated Press Sunday that he plans to play Fred Astaire in an upcoming biopic.
"Oh, I am playing Fred Astaire," Holland said at an event in London. "Yeah, I am."
Producer Amy Pascal recently said she wanted Holland to play Astaire, but Holland had yet to comment on the possibility until now.
While Holland's dance background hasn't necessarily been highlighted in his superhero films, the 25-year-old did play the title role in "Billy Elliott: The Musical" from 2008 to 2010.
Holland said he still needs to read the Astaire script, which just came in a week ago.
"I haven't read it yet. They haven't given it to me," Holland added. "Amy Pascal has the script. She FaceTimed me earlier. I was in the bath and we had a lovely FaceTime."
But before he steps into Astaire's shoes, Holland has another Spider-Man movie to unspool More