Tom Holland Expresses Regret For Not Reaching Out To Andrew Garfield When He Took On The Role Of Spider-Man In The Latest Installment, While Garfield Reveals His Admiration For Tobey Maguire.
Tom Holland, who starred as Spider-Man in the recent movie Spider-Man: No Way Home, expressed regret for not reaching out to Andrew Garfield, his predecessor, when he took over the role of Spider-Man. In an exclusive interview with The Hollywood Reporter, Holland admitted that he never called Garfield, and he would have been heartbroken if he were told he was done, and another actor was taking over the role.
Holland said that he wished he had the chance to make amends with Garfield, but the latest Spider-Man movie provided an opportunity for him and Garfield to share the character. Holland created a WhatsApp group chat where Garfield, Tobey Maguire, and he used to chat during the production of the third film. However, it is unclear if the actors are still active in that group.
During an interview, Andrew Garfield acknowledged his adulation for Tobey Maguire, the actor who played Spider-Man in the Sam Raimi movies. Garfield said that he was nervous to work alongside his idol, and he made it his sole objective to impress Maguire while playing the same role as his idol.
Garfield also revealed that the key reason he agreed to take on the role of Spider-Man was that he would be sharing the screen with Maguire. The actor said that he followed Maguire to the ends of the earth and that he was a lemming for him.
Spider-Man: No Way Home was a smash hit movie in the Box Office, earning $1.9 billion worldwide. The film featured Holland, Garfield, and Maguire, which brought a sense of nostalgia and excitement to the audience. Although Holland regrets not contacting Garfield earlier, the two actors had the opportunity to share the character in the latest Spider-Man movie. Meanwhile, Garfield idolized Maguire, his predecessor, and was nervous to work alongside him, but he ended up sharing the screen with his idol.