Tom Holland pitched a James Bond film but turned it into Uncharted instead

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Last year closed out with two series-capping blockbusters in two of the most iconic franchises of all time: The current era of the James Bond films came to an end with , and Marvel’s comic hero served up a billion-dollar hit with . Spider-star Tom Holland wanted to swing from one to the other, pitching himself as a young James Bond — but when that didn’t work, the idea planted the seed for an Uncharted movie.

Speaking to , 슬롯사이트추천 Holland revealed he’d suggested a 007 origin story to movie studio Sony, in which he’d play a younger version of the super-spy. “It didn’t really make sense. It didn’t work,” Holland admits. “It was the dream of a young kid, and I don’t think the Bond estate were particularly interested.”

But according to Holland, this conversation led them to another hero whose backstory he could explore: . In the games, Drake is much older, but in the forthcoming film, Holland plays a younger version of the character as he sets out on the path to becoming the grizzled adventurer known by gamers. Uncharted, also starring Mark Wahlberg, opens in UK cinemas Feb. 11, in Australia on Feb. 17 and in the US on Feb. 18.