Attention, Tom Holland has heard your pleas for him to host the Oscars, and he has some thoughts.
The actor has been making all the press rounds this holiday season alongside his Spider-Man: No Way Home costar Zendaya, and it’s clear that the two are adorable together, with or without a script. From fantasizing about joining the cast of Euphoria to dream-casting upcoming Marvel villains, T and Z are the very definition of a dynamic duo — which is why it’s no surprise at all that some fans are rooting for the pair to team up as co-hosts of the 2022 Academy Awards. Other fan suggestions have included Tom alongside his other Spider-Man counterparts, AKA Andrew Garfield and Tobey Maguire, but we have to say that Tom and Zendaya would be too good to pass up…although Tom, Andrew, and Tobey could easily recreate that iconic Spidey meme. Decisions!
In a recent interview with The Hollywood Reporter, Tom was asked about his thoughts on the matter. At first, the actor humbly declined, citing his busy schedule as a reason why he might not be able to take on the gig. “Maybe in the future, but in all honesty, I’m just too busy right now,” Tom explained, adding that he’s slated for an Uncharted press tour, followed by shooting for Apple TV+’s The Crowded Room. “I love that kind of thing, I love being put under pressure and doing things that I feel uncomfortable doing. So I’m interested in it, but I just don’t have the time.”
But according to THR, after their interview was over, Tom had some second thoughts. The actor called back, admitting that he’d actually love to host the Oscars, should he be asked. “I just wanted to quickly backtrack on what I said,” Tom shared. “You asking me about the Oscars — you’re the first person to bring that up — and I’m sitting here going, ‘Of course I would host the f*cking Oscars!’ I just went to the bathroom and I was looking at myself in the mirror and I was like, ‘What kind of f*cking idiot wouldn’t host the Oscars?’ So yeah, if they ask me to, I would, and it would be very fun. I would really enjoy it.”
There you have it! Tom also added that he would run the possibility past Zendaya, so we’ll have to stay tuned to see if this red carpet dream team comes to fruition. In the mean time, we’ll keep rooting for Tom’s guest role on Euphoria — and many more dynamic duo moments to come.
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