Tom Holland discussed his terms for reprising the role of Spider-Man with Marvel.
Although the 27-year-old star had previously donned the suit for the Homecoming trilogy, his return for another installment remains uncertain.
He shared with Yahoo! Entertainment: “If I just played Spider-Man for the rest of my life, I’d still be the luckiest kid alive.”
While enthusiastic, Tom expressed concerns about a fourth portrayal. Diving deeper, he said:
“I’m going to have to plead the fifth there because I’m not prepared to start talking about the future of Spider-Man – as everyone knows, I love him, he changed my life. I love the character.”
“Should we find a way to tell his story and do justice to him, we will do so, but if we can’t find a way to do that… if we can’t find a way to compete with the third one, then he’ll swing off into the sunset.”
Afterward, he acknowledged his good fortune if he were to reprise the role and mentioned:
“That’s a really tough question. I mean, Spider-Man has arguably some of the best villains in the comic book world.”
“I love the character. I love Spider-Man. I’d be lucky to play him again, but we’ll have to wait and see.”
Since taking on the Spider-Man/Peter Parker role in 2016, Holland’s eagerness to return to the big screen as the superhero is palpable.
The lead actor from Uncharted expressed:
“I think as long as we can do justice to Peter Parker. As long as we can keep elevating and making the films better and making them mean more, then I’ll be there.”
“I’d be stupid to say that I wouldn’t be the luckiest kid alive if I got to do it again. There’s stuff going on, but we’ll have to just wait and see what happens.”
However, fans anticipating his return as Spider-Man will need to be patient. Following his intensive involvement in the TV series The Crowded Room, Holland is set to take a break.
On the US TV show Extra, he recounted:
“I love the learning curve of becoming a producer. I’m no stranger to hard work. I’ve always sort of lived by this idea that hard work is good work. I really enjoyed it, but then again, the show did break me.”
There did come a time when I was sort of like, “I need to have a break.” I disappeared.
“I went to Mexico for a week and had some time on a beach. And I’m now taking a year off, and that is a result of how difficult this show was.”