Tom Holland Says He Was “Incredibly Unfit” Whilst Filming Spider-Man: Far From Home


Everybody’s favourite webslinger returns to the big screen next month for Spider-Man: Far From Home, which will be the first Marvel Cinematic Universe film to address the devastating fallout from Avengers: Endgame.

Of course this means that Tom Holland will be returning for his 5th appearance as Peter Parker. For his latest outing, Holland spoke about the physical changes he made for Far From Home which including him bulking up for the film compared to how he was in Homecoming.

But in his efforts to put on weight and be bulkier, Holland decided to do no cardio work which ended up being unhelpful when the star had to film action sequences, as he discussed with Margaret Gardiner.

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“Peter Parker is older, he’s stronger, he’s fitter. So I tried to get into better shape than I did for the first one and I ended up putting on quite a lot of weight. So I was a lot bulkier in this one than I was in the first one, which I think, in hindsight, I wouldn’t do again. I didn’t enjoy the bulking process and I also don’t think I looked in better shape. I was just a big thicker and a bit chubbier in the face. I should have just done some more running. I should have stayed a bit fitter. Because basically for me, I find it quite hard to put weight on so I did no cardio work at all. I just did weights. So whenever I had to do cardio, I was incredibly unfit. So it wasn’t great.”

Spider-Man: Far From Home is set to hit cinemas on July 2nd.
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