Tom Holland hangs up the spandex and confronts Shakespeare's most famous doomed lover.
That's right, the “Spider-Man: No Way Home” star will play Romeo this summer in London's West End. This production of “Romeo and Juliet” probably won't be like the classic-heavy versions you've seen before. That's because Jamie Lloyd — who applied his simple, streamlined style to claustrophobic classics like “Cyrano de Bergerac,” “The Seagull” and “A Doll's House” — is overseeing the revival. They've also attracted big stars like James McAvoy, Emilia Clarke, Tom Hiddleston and Jessica Chastain. “A Doll's House” was nominated for several Tony Awards last year. Lloyd's production is The invoice is issued As “a vibrant new vision of Shakespeare's timeless tale of wordsmiths and rhymers, lovers and fighters.”
Dutch He announced the news on social media. The limited promotion will run for 12 weeks and will begin showings in May. There's no word yet on who will play Juliet opposite Holland, but the actor's involvement means this is an immediate hot ticket.
Holland made his stage debut as the lead role in the movie “Billy Elliot: The Musical.” “Tom Holland is one of the world’s greatest and most exciting young actors,” Lloyd said in a statement. “It is a great honor to welcome him back to the West End.”
In addition to his roles in Marvel films, Holland starred opposite Mark Wahlberg in the adventure film “Uncharted,” which was a huge box office success. He also presided over the gritty drama “Cherry” and the Southern Gothic tale “The Devil All the Time.” Other film roles include “Lost City of Z” and “In the Heart of the Sea.” Holland recently appeared in the Apple TV+ series “The Crowded Room.”
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