Tom Holland Is Taking A Year Off From Acting

Don't worry, he says he'll be back.


Tom Holland, the actor best known as Peter Parker/Spider-Man in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, has announced he'll be taking a year off from acting. This is primarily due to the intense production of his latest show on Apple TV+, The Crowded Room.

In an interview with Extra, Holland said that the production "Was a tough time, for sure. We were exploring certain emotions that I have definitely never experienced before. And then on top of that, being a producer, dealing with the day-to-day problems that come with any film set, just added that extra level of pressure."

Holland explained that he enjoyed "the learning curve of becoming a producer," but handling that on top of acting was more than he could handle. Holland went about how working on the show broke him:

"I'm no stranger to hard work," Holland said. "I've lived by the idea that hard work is good work. Then again, the show did break me. There did come a time where I needed a break and disappeared and went to Mexico for a week and had time on a beach and laid low. I'm now taking a year off, and that is a result of how difficult this show was. I am excited to see how it turns out. I feel like our hard work wasn't in vain."

The Crowded Room will premiere June 9 on Apple TV+ and tells the story of Danny Sullivan, who was arrested for his involvement in the shooting at Rockefeller Center in 1979.

For more Tom Holland-related news, check out our story on his favorite Spider-Man movie and how he gave an update on when Spider-Man 4 might be coming.

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