Tom Holland will be taking lessons to refresh his tap-dancing skills sooner than he portrays Fred Astaire in a biopic.
The Spider-Man superstar no longer too lengthy in the past confirmed that he would possibly possibly be taking a part in the legendary Hollywood actor/dancer in a peculiar characteristic film, and to construct for the part, the British actor goes to capture lessons to serve him brush up on his tap-dancing skills.
“I’ll change off the old tap shoes and return to Pineapple Dance Studios (in London) and open taking tap lessons,” he told Form. “I’m pretty much a correct tap dancer. Or no longer it’s something I’ve executed for a extraordinarily, very lengthy time so it be something I’m sure I’ll win a scheme to take up.”
Holland confirmed off his expertise for tap dancing when he played the titleholder role in Billy Elliot the Musical on London’s West Stop between 2008 and 2010. Nonetheless, he admitted that the form of tap dancing in the stage point out is terribly assorted to Astaire’s only he’ll want a form of observe to build up it morals.
“Fred Astaire does occupy a extraordinarily particular style. Billy Elliot used to be very great to study to establish that,” he shared. “But it be something I am gonna practice, something I am very enraged for and I suspect this may possibly well even be a fantastic film.”
The 25-yr-old confirmed to The Associated Press on Sunday that he would possibly possibly be taking part in the Hollywood icon in a peculiar movie. He printed that the script used to be achieved no longer too lengthy in the past nonetheless he hasn’t read it but.
There is additionally one other Fred Astaire project in the works. Jamie Bell – who played Billy Elliot in the 2000 movie on which the musical stage is based mostly – is because of bid the cinema icon in one other movie biopic. That film reportedly focuses on Astaire’s dance partnership with Ginger Rogers, played by Margaret Qualley.