Tom Holland Might Have a Chance to Play His Dream Disney Role
Some know him as the lovable Peter Parker from Marvel’s Spider-Man: Homecoming and Spider-Man: Far From Home. Others know him as Ian Lightfoot from the upcoming Disney and Pixar movie, Onward. Thanks to a few hints from Disney, fans speculate that Tom Holland might have a chance at grabbing another role with the company. What character would Tom Holland’s love to play in a live-action adaptation of a Disney animated film? Here’s what we know.
Tom Holland portrayed Peter Parker/Spider-Man in Marvel’s ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ and ‘Spider-Man: Far From Home’
It’s hard not to fall in love with Tom Holland. Since he became Spider-Man, starring in movies like Avengers: Civil War, fans shared their admiration for the actor, asking for Disney to cast him in different film adaptions. That includes casting Tom Holland in the upcoming live-action reboot of The Little Mermaid.
During one interview, Tom Holland shared his love for one Disney character. Fans haven’t been able to un-see the connection ever since; that character is Milo Thatch from Atlantis: The Lost Empire.
Tom Holland said he wants to play Milo James Thatch from Disney’s ‘Atlantis: The Lost Empire’
After a few roles with the Walt Disney Company, Tom Holland shared one of his dream Disney-related roles. During a Buzzfeed interview from spring 2018, a fan asked Tom Holland if he could be cast in any live-action adaptation of a Disney movie, and he could play any character he’d like, what would his dream role be?
“I would choose Atlantis and what’s the character’s name, not the doctor dude,” said Tom Holland, referring to Milo Thatch. “Yeah, I’d probably play him, the explorer.”
Once Tom Holland expressed his love for Milo Thatch, fans shared their dream cast, stating that Zendaya should portray Princess ‘Kida’ Kidagakash. Zendaya also starred alongside the actor for Spider-Man: Homecoming and Spider-Man: Far From Home. Additionally, although nothing has been confirmed by Disney, some think there might be a live-action Atlantis movie in the works.
At D23, Disney announced a few upcoming movies, including a film entitled, ‘Atlantis’
Some speculate this year’s D23 Expo will reveal information regarding Disney’s plans for upcoming movies. However, Bustle reports that films to be produced within the next few years includes a live-action adaptation of The Hunchback of Notre Dame. Fans also hope for a live-action reboot of Atlantis. Unfortunately, Disney has not confirmed anything regarding the details of each film.
“If this is real and they’re really making a live-action Atlantis,” said one Twitter user. “Y’all better be casting Tom Holland has Milo Thatch or we are [going to] have a problem!”
“Currently losing my mind over the fact that a live-action Atlantis movie might be directed by Guillermo Del Toro and Tom Holland might be Milo Thatch,” speculated another Twitter user.
Disney’s D23 Expo takes place in Anaheim, California from Aug. 23 through Aug. 25. Until then, fans can watch Tom Holland in Spider-Man: Far From Home and anticipate Disney and Pixar’s upcoming animated film Onward, premiering March 2020.