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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.
It’s good to know that in this prequel-obsessed climate of reboots and origin stories, the producers of the Bond films weren’t drawn to a backstory reboot for the suave superspy. Because, let’s face it, it would be lame. Daniel Craig’s first 007 film, , already showed us a younger and rougher Bond, and nobody wants to relive the frankly baffling 90s cartoon James Bond Junior.
No Time to Die, , is out on DVD and Blu-ray now, while Spider-Man: No Way Home is the .