Tom Holland’s Jaw Dropped on Hearing ‘Spider-Man: No Way Home’ Costs $20 Million After James Cameron’s ‘Avatar’ Passes: ‘It’s Honestly Mind-Blowing!’
Tom Holland, 25, bridges the gap between Spider-Man: No Coming Home and James Cameron Avatar at just $20 million for the greatest movie of all time. And the Peter Parker actor didn’t even realize it. Spider-Man: No Coming Home actors and stars like Andrew Garfield, Tobey Maguire, Tom Holland and Zendaya have done plenty of interviews lately, but a Unexplored interview caught the British actor further off guard with news of the Sony and Marvel film’s success.
Tom Holland had a jaw-dropping moment when he was told ‘Spider-Man: No Way Home’ might soon surpass ‘Avatar’
After Spider-Man: No Coming HomeHolland went full speed ahead, jumping into interviews to Unexplored and his Fred Astaire project.
During an interview with YouTube channel BackstageOL, Holland heard that Spider-Man: No Coming Home could soon become the greatest movie of all time.
“I think we’re a bit far from the greatest movie of all time, aren’t we? No?” Holland said, looking off camera for confirmation. Host Dave Morales told the Peter Parker actor that Spider-Man: No Coming Home sitting just $20 million in the land of James Cameron’s movie Avatar.
And Holland had a jaw-dropping moment hearing Spider-Man: No Coming Home box office.
“For real? Holy shit,” he uttered. “Wow, that’s amazing! I didn’t know that. Honestly, that’s amazing! Wow!”
Tom Holland Praised Director Jon Watts For Pushing ‘Spider-Man: No Way Home’ To The Level Of ‘Avatar’ Hit
Even throwing Peter Parker and Doctor Strange into the Multiverse of Madness with Andrew Garfield from The Amazing Spider-Man and Tobey Maguire from the Sam Raimi Trilogy, Holland knew the importance of telling a personal story.
“It’s mind-blowing, it’s honestly mind-blowing,” Holland said. “You know, I think what Jon Watts has done so well with these movies is when we make them, they feel small.”
the Spider-Man: No Coming Home The budget cost Marvel and Sony around $200 million, which it more than recouped. Comparing Spider-Man: No Coming Home and Avatar budgets, James Cameron’s film actually cost more to make, around $237 million.
While Jacob Batalon, Garfield, Maguire, Holland and Zendaya’s shenanigans rise to take on foes like Doc Ock (Alfred Molina), Green Goblin (Willem Dafoe) and Electro (Jamie Foxx) remain fun, the heart has remained at the center of chaos.
“They’re so sincere and they feel like we’re making these really complex independent films,” Holland continued. “And when they come out, you’re always so pleasantly surprised that they’re not small in any way or shape or form.”
The Peter Parker actor called the Sony and Marvel movie a “great cultural moment”
Holland commented that his involvement in a film that turned into “such a great cultural moment” really affected him.
“We had people from all walks of life come together and sit in the same theater and watch the same movie and feel the same emotions. Honestly, it’s amazing to be a part of this,” said Tom Holland.
When even Garfield and Maguire’s deleted scenes get massive attention, fans definitely agree with Holland. And like the Spider-Man: No Coming Home the numbers are close to Avatarthe whole world certainly voted with their wallets.
“I’m so proud of what Marvel and Sony have accomplished, what I’ve accomplished, what Jon Watts has accomplished, what everyone has accomplished, honestly. I could talk for hours about my gratitude for this opportunity.
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