But on this film, you bring the work home with you because you’re hungry. Ron Howard’s In the Heart of the Sea tells the epic story of survival set aboard a nineteen century whaling ship which is pursued and attacked by a giant whale. They threw a bucket down first and I banged my head on it.

Eventually they’d throw me a rope and drag me out. Holland’s physical displays on Instagram have got fans convinced he’ll master Spider-Man’s athletic web contortions, but, for his latest film, shot in a studio in Leavesden, Hertfordshire, and then on the island of La Gomera in Spain, he was clearly not having a whale of a time. They were rocked by divorce rumours, and struggled to come to terms with the tragic death of their 16-year-old son Jet, but Travolta and Preston are as strong as ever, even though they first married in 1991. You can find our Community Guidelines in full here. You can see our exclusive premiere interviews with director Ron Howard and the cast of In the Heart of the Sea. ‘In the Heart of the Sea’ is out on 26 December, Tom Holland and Naomi Watts in a scene from 'The Impossible'. Naomi Watts was there every day constantly teaching me. Goldie and Kurt met on the set of Swing Shift in 1983. Want to bookmark your favourite articles and stories to read or reference later? Respect where its due to Denzel Washington and Pauletta Pearson Washington, who met on the set of TV biopic Wilma. “The worst part was trying to get back out again because it was so slippy. Four children. Quotes . Yet he credits none other than Naomi Watts for getting him to where he is today: “On The Impossible, I was taught how to act. Our journalists will try to respond by joining the threads when they can to create a true meeting of independent Premium.

Aside from being soaked to the bone most days Holland, who plays cabin boy Thomas Nickerson, is forced to squeeze himself down into a whale’s belly to get the best of its oil in one nausea-inducing scene. The shoot days were incredibly tough but tough for the right reasons. That was where I discovered I wanted to be an actor.”, He’s also indebted to his father Dominic Holland, the comedian and novelist, who authored the e-book How Tom Holland Eclipsed His Dad: “Being in this industry my dad is able to advise me about things that I should do, and things that I should stay away from. We didn’t have enough fat to float. Tom Holland promises more levity as Marvel’s webslinger, but first he’s enjoying playing a castaway, Find your bookmarks in your Independent Premium section, under my profile, “Everything that happened to Thomas Nickerson was for the first time,” Tom Holland says of the cabin-boy character he plays in the maritime epic In the Heart of the Sea, in which he stars alongside Chris Hemsworth, Ben Whishaw and Cillian Murphy. I went on a scuba diving trip and spent three nights on a boat and hated it,” he says. The stunt team I trusted with my life, really.”, Hemsworth has been particularly vocal about the dieting extremes the cast went to in order to convince. Please continue to respect all commenters and create constructive debates. Start your Independent Premium subscription today. He’s nervous but excited. I was never scared because I knew I was in good hands.

Independent Premium Comments can be posted by members of our membership scheme, Independent Premium. Interview with Tom Holland (Young Thomas) for In the Heart of the Sea. “If we ever had a night off and could go have a drink, everyone just got drunk like that *clicks fingers* because we hadn’t eaten. Due to the sheer scale of this comment community, we are not able to give each post the same level of attention, but we have preserved this area in the interests of open debate. The rowing classes were difficult and a pain in the arse but they did benefit us.”. They've now been together for 31 years. In gutter, looking at stars. You can also choose to be emailed when someone replies to your comment.

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Sir Elton met David at a dinner party in 1993. This pair have been married since 1988. Are you sure you want to delete this comment? It allows our most engaged readers to debate the big issues, share their own experiences, discuss real-world solutions, and more. Tom Holland as cabin boy Thomas Nickerson in In the Heart of the Sea (Press still) When playing a man lost at sea without food or fresh water, you have to look like you’re on death’s door. Create a commenting name to join the debate, There are no Independent Premium comments yet - be the first to add your thoughts, There are no comments yet - be the first to add your thoughts. You can find our Community Guidelines in full here. Charles Sykes/Invision/AP Holland played Thomas Nickerson and Hemsworth portrayed Owen Chase in Ron Howard's 2015 drama "In the Heart of the Sea." Are you sure you want to mark this comment as inappropriate? Which is exactly what Chris Hemsworth, Cillian Murphy, Tom Holland and Benjamin Walker did while shooting Ron Howard’s latest movie In the Heart of the Sea.

In the Heart of the Sea marks the first time that 19-year-old Holland, who grew up in Kingston-upon-Thames, has appeared in a Hollywood blockbuster (he previously appeared opposite Naomi Watts and Ewan McGregor in 2012 film The Impossible but, while that film’s subject was huge – the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami – it wasn’t a big studio movie). By Brian Gallagher For Dailymail.com. “Ron was adamant on making everything as authentic as possible,” he says. When playing a man lost at sea without food or fresh water, you have to look like you’re on death’s door. It won’t be his last since he has been cast as Spider-Man for Sony’s latest reboot of Marvel Comics’ webslinger, to be directed by relative unknown film-maker Jon Watts. Showing all 4 items Jump to: Photos (3) Quotes (1) Photos . The story inspired Herman Merville’s Moby Dick and is tailor-made for a cinema screen. “Because we were so thin, our bodies weren’t buoyant. The new Spider-Man film has a release date of 28th July 2017, and Holland has already shot a cameo as Spidey in Captain America: Civil War.

Director Ron Howard (Apollo 13, A Beautiful Mind) says he chose actors whose complexions “were striking because you see the devastation on their faces – Cillian Murphy’s eyes, Ben Whishaw’s bone structure”. Start your Independent Premium subscription today. Independent Premium Comments can be posted by members of our membership scheme, Independent Premium. The existing Open Comments threads will continue to exist for those who do not subscribe to Independent Premium.

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. Our journalists will try to respond by joining the threads when they can to create a true meeting of independent Premium. I knew that Ron would know exactly what he wanted. Michael J. Keeping their private lives private and balancing work and family life. “As soon as the wind machine and rain started, you couldn’t hear yourself. The fact that the shoot was really difficult and the days were really long and we were starving and uncomfortable helped our performances reach a level that was realistic and truthful. “He had a prosthetic whale head built and I had to cover myself in vaseline and clamber in. Want an ad-free experience?Subscribe to Independent Premium. Eating next to nothing wasn’t the only problem. 'When somebody asks you if you're a God - you say YES!'. I’d get half way up and slip right back in again. Are you sure you want to delete this comment? There's a stone for my father, too.

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But he’ll tell me off when I’m being an idiot.”, When I ask Holland if he’d like to do more comedy, he drops a clue about his forthcoming portrayal of Peter Parker: “I’m sure there will be a lot of levity throughout Spider-Man but I’d love to do a comedy in the future.”. Want to bookmark your favourite articles and stories to read or reference later? The existing Open Comments threads will continue to exist for those who do not subscribe to Independent Premium.

“It’s the first time he’s been sea-whaling, the first time he’s at the top of a boat and he just gets on with it. “Unfortunately I can’t remember – it was all a bit of a blur.”, Holland could be forgiven for thinking life has been a blur ever since Stephen Daldry spotted him at an audition for Billy Elliot and instructed him to have dance lessons in order to play the ballet-loving coalminer’s son in the West End between 2008 and 2010.