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Actor Tom Holland Wants To Take Break From Acting To ‘Focus On Starting A Family’
Actor Tom Holland and actress Zendaya attend 'Spider-Man: Homecoming' photocall at Villa Magna hotel on June 14, 2017 in Madrid, Spain
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Twenty-five-year-old “Spider-Man: No Way Home” actor Tom Holland revealed last week that he’d like to “take a break” from acting “and focus on starting a family.”

“I’ve spent the last six years being so focused on my career,” Holland told People magazine. “I want to take a break and focus on starting a family and figuring out what I want to do outside of this world.”

“I love kids,” he told the magazine. “I can’t wait to be a dad — I can wait and I will, but I can’t wait! If I’m at a wedding or a party, I’m always at the kids’ table hanging out. My dad’s been such a great role model for me. I think I’ve got that from him. So I think I’d be a primary school teacher or something like that.”

Holland is rumored to be dating his costar, actress Zendaya, who plays M.J. in the latest Spider-Man flick. As The Daily Wire highlighted, Holland and Zendaya were apparently told not to date each other by producer Amy Pascal, but the duo “ignored” the pushy advice:

Apparently, Tom Holland as Peter Parker and Zendaya as MJ have made some sparks of their own off screen. In an interview with The New York Times, Marvel head honcho Kevin Feige and “Spider-Man” producer Amy Pascal talked about how they thought actors hooking up in real life was a bad plan. She even tried to talk Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone, stars of “The Amazing Spider-Man,” into keeping their interactions professional.

“I took Tom and Zendaya aside, separately, when we first cast them and gave them a lecture,” Pascal said during the interview. “Don’t go there — just don’t. Try not to. I gave the same advice to Andrew and Emma. It can just complicate things, you know? And they all ignored me.”

The movie has been creating a lot of buzz, and is apparently not filled with “woke” messaging Hollywood is presently so adamant on pushing. And Holland said he “loved every minute” of working on the film.

“I’ve been so grateful to Marvel and Sony for giving us the opportunity and keeping us on and allowing our characters to progress. It’s been amazing,” Holland said, People magazine reported. “And that’s why for me, I don’t want to say goodbye to Spider-Man — but I feel like we might be ready to say goodbye to Spider-Man.”

The actor added that he’d like to see a future Spider-Man movie that’s “more diverse,” suggesting a Spider-Woman film come next.

“I would love to see a future of Spider-Man that’s more diverse — maybe you have a Spider-Gwen or a Spider-Woman,” he said. “We’ve had three Spider-Mans in a row; we’ve all been the same. It’d be nice to see something different.”

Related: ‘Don’t Go There’: Spider-Man Producer Warned Tom Holland and Zendaya Against Dating, But They ‘Ignored’ Her

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