Tom Holland has quickly established himself as one of Hollywood’s biggest young talents. Outside of his role in the MCU as Spider-Man he has starred in several high profile movies. He will be returning to the MCU for his third instalment in the Spider-Man franchise, Spider-Man: No Way Home.
In an extensive interview with GQ magazine, Tom Holland spoke about his audition for the role of Peter Parker in front of the Russo Brothers, and also Robert Downey Jr.
Holland quickly realized his mistake when the real Robert Downey Jr. walked into the room.
When asked if, and what advice Robert Downey Jr gave him on that fateful day Holland replied with the following:
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Robert Downey Jr was also at hand during the interview to answer a few questions on his first impressions of the budding actor.
He also spoke about how he changed a few lines for the audition to test Tom Holland’s improvisation skills.
Robert Downey Jr also opened up over what made the studio take the decision to eventually give the life changing role to Holland.
Some high praise from RDJ for the young English actor indeed. After the recent news that Holland’s current MCU contract will expire after the next movie, fans will hope that Marvel and Sony have plans to keep not only the character in the MCU but also Tom Holland in the role.