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Tom Holland ‘Couldn’t Stop Laughing’ During ‘Star Wars’ Audition

Not for everybody! Tom Holland seemed again at one in all his extra embarrassing auditions, revealing he was up for the function of Finn within the Star Wars franchise.

The Spider-Man: Homecoming actor, 24, instructed Backstage on Thursday, February 18, that he’s had “quite a few” dangerous auditions through the years. “I’ve read the wrong lines at the wrong audition before,” Holland stated.

His studying for the half that ultimately went to John Boyega in Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens, nevertheless, stands out as one in all worst.

Tom Holland and John Boyega. Anthony Harvey/Shutterstock; J Olley/Lucasfilm/Disney/Kobal/Shutterstock

“I remember my audition for Star Wars, I was like four or five auditions in,” Holland recalled. “I remember doing this scene with this lady, bless her, and she was just a drone.”

The Cherry star defined that the scene had him being lively and expressive, whereas the girl was purported to play a robotic character.

“I was doing all of this, like, ‘We gotta get back to the ship!’ And she was going, ‘Bleep, bloop bloop, bleep bloop,’” he stated. “I just couldn’t stop laughing. I found it so funny.”

Holland admitted that he “felt really bad, because she was trying really hard to be a convincing android or drone or whatever they’re called,” however he couldn’t comprise his laughter. He added: “Yeah, I obviously didn’t get the part. That wasn’t my best moment.”

Boyega went on to seem in three Star Wars movies as Finn and voiced the character on the Star Wars: Force of Destiny sequence.

Holland, for his half, famous that his failed auditions, together with shedding out to Ansel Elgort for the lead in November Criminals, has continued to push him as an actor.

The Lost City of Z actor revealed that after lacking out on November Criminals he was “really angry,” however his dad, a comic, radio host and writer, gave him recommendation that helped him overcome any career heartbreak that may come his manner.

“My dad sat me down, and we spoke about dealing with rejection. He’s had to deal with rejection his entire life in his career, and he was really kind and said, ‘Son, that’s part of success. If you won every single time, winning would become losing,’” Holland stated. “It’s like, if I can shoot 4-under in golf every single day, that would become really boring. You need to lose so that the win feels like a win.”

The Onward actor has had huge success all through his 11 years within the trade, together with being the star of the Spider-Man franchise and starring within the Avengers movies.

“[I’ve] achieved everything I could possibly want to achieve,” he added.

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