Tom makes his British Vogue debut in the Hollywood portfolio in the April 2021 issue, on newsstands March 12. Wearing a crisp white Louis Vuitton shirt and matching tailored trousers, the actor is all charisma in his portrait – which captures him blowing a bubble with his gum – with just a dash of the cheeky schoolboy charm that has helped him win the hearts of millions of fans.
What is the best piece of advice you’ve ever received?
“It’s a trick that my first-ever director, Nick Evans, taught me, which is basically to turn your nerves into excitement. Throughout my career, whenever I’ve been nervous for something, I just kind of trick myself into thinking that I’m really excited, and it means that I enjoy everything so much more.”
Tom is gracing the April 2021 Cover of British GQ and was photographed by AB + DM. We added UHQ photos from this outstanding new photoshoot. You can check out a cool interview video by clicking on the link under the thumbnails. Enjoy!
“Have you ever taken heroin before?” Holland asks me, I assume rhetorically. “Because I have not. I couldn’t sit there on set and inject heroin into my chest – that’s not how it is done. I had to get it right. This role took me to some of the darkest places I have ever been, emotionally, physically, anythingly… I would never go back there again, not for anyone. I am pleased I did it, but that door is now closed and locked.” READ MORE
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Tom is gracing the March 2021 Cover of Esquire and was photographed by Robbie Fimmano. We added quite a few UHQ photos from the amazing new photoshoot. You can check out a cool interview video by clicking on the link under the thumbnails. Enjoy!
In the late fall of 2019, Tom Holland was lying sideways on the floor of a jail cell, sweating, convulsing, throwing up blood. His rusty brown hair had been shaved off; his typically smiling eyes were sunken. Wearing a khaki prison uniform that hung loosely on his frame, he rocked back and forth on the floor, smacking his head against the cement a few times in the process. Then the directors called, “Cut!”
Holland, the twenty-four-year-old British actor best known as Marvel’s friendly neighborhood Spider-Man, the sweet-faced hero of the ever-expanding cinematic universe, was in character for Cherry, a forthcoming film in which he plays an Army medic who returns home from the Iraq war with undiagnosed PTSD, develops a heroin addiction, and starts robbing banks. After filming the scene that takes place in the jail, Holland was a little woozy but still pleased with his performance, so he did what any young person might in a moment of pride: He sent the footage of himself writhing around in the cell to his mother. “Biggest mistake ever,” he says now, grinning. “I was like, ‘This is how my day’s going,’ and she was furious with me. READ MORE
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