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asianage
Syrian Billy Elliot ballets his way to Paris to portray ‘real picture’ of his nationParis: "Syrian Billy Elliot" Ahmad Joudeh is set on showing the real image of h
asianage / Posted 10 hours ago
Paris: "Syrian Billy Elliot" Ahmad Joudeh is set on showing the real image of his nation and erasing the horrors of the Islamic state group. Joudeh was invited to Paris by singer Sanga, his friend and admirer, for a special one-off performance,... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Syrian ballet dancer on mission change lifeParis: "Syrian Billy Elliot" Ahmad Joudeh is set on showing the real image of h
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 10 hours ago
Paris: "Syrian Billy Elliot" Ahmad Joudeh is set on showing the real image of his nation and erasing the horrors of the Islamic state group. Joudeh was invited to Paris by singer Sanga, his friend and admirer, for a special one-off performance,... Read more
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Columbia Star
Taking Your Breath AwayIt’s not a criticism; It’s an observation The Commitments, Waking Ned Devine,
Columbia Star / Posted yesterday
It’s not a criticism; It’s an observation The Commitments, Waking Ned Devine, What We Did on Our Holiday, and Billy Elliot are my favorite movies from Great Britain. Each one offers a dose of charm missing from American movies, especially since the... Read more
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Evening Standard
Dunkirk hits cinemas... But is it the best British film of the year?drama for us — and Queen Victoria rules us yet. Victoria and Abdul, based on a
Evening Standard / Posted yesterday
drama for us — and Queen Victoria rules us yet. Victoria and Abdul, based on a book by Shrabni Basul, written by Lee Hall (Billy Elliot) and directed by Stephen Frears (Philomena, Florence Foster Jenkins), examines the Empress’s true-life... Read more
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Daily Mail
From the disaster of Dunkirk comes a triumph of a movieeffort – but the vivid depiction of an intense will to live, against seemingly
Daily Mail / Posted 3 days ago
effort – but the vivid depiction of an intense will to live, against seemingly insuperable odds. RELATED ARTICLES Billy Elliot stage star is the best Spider-Man yet: BRIAN...Buckle up for a joyride: Fast, furious and with a... Read more
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Daily Record
PICTURE SPECIAL: Janice Marshall Stage School starlets in theatre spotlightall-singing, all-dancing “Shining Stars” show - making months of rehearsals see
Daily Record / Posted 4 days ago
all-singing, all-dancing “Shining Stars” show - making months of rehearsals seem worthwhile. We sent along our very own Billy Elliot – Herald snapper Steve McKendrick – to capture all the best pictures as the young starlets got ready for their... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Children's moving Les Miserables tribute for Labour MP Jo Coxwill be guided by award-winning director Nick Evans, who has worked on West End
Daily Mirror / Posted 4 days ago
will be guided by award-winning director Nick Evans, who has worked on West End shows including Mary Poppins, Billy Elliot and Jesus Christ Superstar, and executive producer Donna Munday, whose CV includes productions such as Harry... Read more
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chad
The best 50 films of all time - but do you agree?Boyle’s Trainspotting, which ranked in fifth, shot to top of the pops when it c
chad / Posted 6 days ago
Boyle’s Trainspotting, which ranked in fifth, shot to top of the pops when it came to Best British Soundtracks, followed by Billy Elliot and Goldfinger. Brits watch an average of four films a month and estimate that a third of their favourite... Read more
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Derbyshire Times
The best 50 films of all time - but do you agree?Boyle’s Trainspotting, which ranked in fifth, shot to top of the pops when it c
Derbyshire Times / Posted 6 days ago
Boyle’s Trainspotting, which ranked in fifth, shot to top of the pops when it came to Best British Soundtracks, followed by Billy Elliot and Goldfinger. Brits watch an average of four films a month and estimate that a third of their favourite... Read more
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Daily Mail
After Eddie the Eagle, Taron's the Rocketmanmoon about her stellar solar role:... Share this article Rocketman, which has
Daily Mail / Posted 7 days ago
moon about her stellar solar role:... Share this article Rocketman, which has a screenplay by Lee Hall (who worked on the Billy Elliot musical with John) had been languishing, but was put on the fast track after Vaughn and Elton chatted between... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Different dreams: Broadway, Topeka actors reflect on capital city’s theater communityinto the lead in “A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder” in January 2015, with
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 9 days ago
into the lead in “A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder” in January 2015, with earlier Broadway appearances including “Billy Elliot The Musical” and “Les Misérables.” He currently appears in the off-Broadway production “Attack of the Elvis... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Different dreams: Broadway, Topeka actors reflect on capital city’s theater communityinto the lead in “A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder” in January 2015, with
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 9 days ago
into the lead in “A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder” in January 2015, with earlier Broadway appearances including “Billy Elliot The Musical” and “Les Miserables.” He currently appears in the off-Broadway production “Attack of the Elvis... Read more
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Daily Mail
Is The Italian Job really the best British film ever?and the Philosopher’s Stone, Four Weddings and a Funeral, The Bridge on the Riv
Daily Mail / Posted 9 days ago
and the Philosopher’s Stone, Four Weddings and a Funeral, The Bridge on the River Kwai, Monty Python’s Life of Brian, and Billy Elliot. The Italian Job also won the award for Most Iconic Scene in a British film, for Sir Michael’s line: ‘You’re... Read more
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Variety
Tom Holland, Daisy Ridley Sci-Fi Movie ‘Chaos Walking’ Gets Release Dateis. Holland is known for the recent box office hit, “Spider-Man: Homecoming.”
Variety / Posted 9 days ago
is. Holland is known for the recent box office hit, “Spider-Man: Homecoming.” He got his start on the West End in the “Billy Elliot” musical. Ridley shot to fame after appearing in “Star Wars: Episode VII — The Force Awakens.” It’s the third... Read more
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Mashable
Please enjoy this adorable footage of Tom Holland being interviewed as a kidin 2009. It features an interview in which a very small, very adorable Tom Holl
Mashable / Posted 11 days ago
in 2009. It features an interview in which a very small, very adorable Tom Holland talks about his West End role as Billy Elliot. "I used to go to a street dance club," says tiny Holland in the video above. "And we did a show in White... Read more
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ABC News
'Spider-Man: Homecoming': How Tom Holland created a truly unique web slingeron obtained replica. Well you're not. You can't do it is it because of York the
ABC News / Posted 11 days ago
on obtained replica. Well you're not. You can't do it is it because of York the start and it's such and meet you did you Billy Elliot when you watch. Well I eleven through Betsy. So it happened at a ration is everywhere you're on the west and yet... Read more
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express
Movie review: Spider-Man movies have still got legs30 when he last played Parker but baby-faced Holland was 20 when he shot Homeco
express / Posted 12 days ago
30 when he last played Parker but baby-faced Holland was 20 when he shot Homecoming. The acrobatic actor, who played Billy Elliot in the West End, is so convincing as the awkward boy we genuinely worry about him when he dons the famous red... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Watch 'Spider-Man: Homecoming' star Tom Holland show off his acrobatic skills as a 14-oldthe tapes he sent to the casting directors. For a year and a half on London's
Stamford Advocate / Posted 13 days ago
the tapes he sent to the casting directors. For a year and a half on London's West End, Holland starred as the lead of "Billy Elliot," a role that demanded as much from him physically as it did from him as an actor. Holland recently shared a... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Watch 'Spider-Man: Homecoming' star Tom Holland show off his acrobatic skills as a 14-oldthe tapes he sent to the casting directors. For a year and a half on London's
Connecticut Post / Posted 13 days ago
the tapes he sent to the casting directors. For a year and a half on London's West End, Holland starred as the lead of "Billy Elliot," a role that demanded as much from him physically as it did from him as an actor. Holland recently shared a... Read more
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NZCity
Tom Holland was bullied for being passionate about dancing at schoolyou couldn't hit me hard enough to stop me from doing it." The 21-year-old act
NZCity / Posted 13 days ago
you couldn't hit me hard enough to stop me from doing it." The 21-year-old actor starred on a regular basis as Billy in 'Billy Elliot the Musical' until 2010 after being spotted by choreographer Lynne Page. He said:"They saw potential in me and... Read more
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asianage
Forgotten tales of historyof her book, and can’t wait to see it visualised on the big screen. “The screen
asianage / Posted 14 days ago
of her book, and can’t wait to see it visualised on the big screen. “The screenplay has been written by Lee Hall (Billy Elliot, War Horse), who has done a wonderful job. A film is always different from a book as they have the license to be... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
Marvel-lous! New Spider-Man: Homecoming film features Sainsbury Centre of Visual Arts at UEA as Avengers HQin the Marvel blockbuster #SpiderManHomecoming, out now!” The new film stars T
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 14 days ago
in the Marvel blockbuster #SpiderManHomecoming, out now!” The new film stars Tom Holland as the title role, who played Billy Elliot on London’s West End, and is the second reboot of the Spider-Man film franchise. MORE: Sainsbury Centre in... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Marvel-lous! New Spider-man: Homecoming film features Sainsbury Centre of Visual Arts at UEA as Avengers HQin the Marvel blockbuster #SpiderManHomecoming, out now!” The new film stars T
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 14 days ago
in the Marvel blockbuster #SpiderManHomecoming, out now!” The new film stars Tom Holland as the title role, who played Billy Elliot on London’s West End, and is the second reboot of the Spider-man film franchise. MORE: Sainsbury Centre in... Read more
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Daily Record
Outlander star backs flood defence campaigna crowdfunding campaign. “Simon Davidson, who books the acts for the CatStrand
Daily Record / Posted 14 days ago
a crowdfunding campaign. “Simon Davidson, who books the acts for the CatStrand, is involved as are Sam Heughan and (Billy Elliot star) Gary Lewis and a few different people with local links.” The CatStrand was closed for several months last... Read more
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E! Online
Watch Tom Holland Audition for Spider-Man...as Batmana few other missteps, the woman asked, "Can we try something else?" Undeterred,
E! Online / Posted 14 days ago
a few other missteps, the woman asked, "Can we try something else?" Undeterred, Holland—who played the titular role in Billy Elliot as a child—decided to do a little jig. "The musical closed a couple years ago," the woman reminded him. But... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
'Ferryman' to Conor McPherson, London theater has an edge this summerthe National Theatre last summer, it's back again, playing at the Duke of York'
Chicago Tribune / Posted 14 days ago
the National Theatre last summer, it's back again, playing at the Duke of York's Theatre to Sept. 2. Adapted by Lee Hall ("Billy Elliot") from Alan Warner's 1998 novel "The Sopranos" — and in no way related to the TV series of the same name — it's... Read more
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Daily Mail
Joan Smalls flaunts her cleavage in the Maldiveshave some grey hairs now!' Lorde discusses the 'pressure'...One 'Elle of a body
Daily Mail / Posted 15 days ago
have some grey hairs now!' Lorde discusses the 'pressure'...One 'Elle of a body! Newly-single Macpherson, 53, showcases...Billy Elliot stage star is the best Spider-Man yet: BRIAN...SPOILER ALERT! Fear The Walking Dead viewers in for a... Read more
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Rutland Herald
‘Tenderly’ |“Botcha-Me,” and “Mambo Italiano,” Haefner, whose credits include Broadway’s “
Rutland Herald / Posted 15 days ago
“Botcha-Me,” and “Mambo Italiano,” Haefner, whose credits include Broadway’s “42nd Street” and The National Tour of “Billy Elliot,” plays Clooney, joined by Samuel Lloyd Jr., another Weston veteran, known for TV’s “Scrubs” and “Desperate... Read more
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Daily Mail
Watch as Andy Serkis is transformed from man to apeare not savages': Caesar leads the apes into battle...Onscreen rivals Woody Har
Daily Mail / Posted 16 days ago
are not savages': Caesar leads the apes into battle...Onscreen rivals Woody Harrelson and Andy Serkis share a hug...Billy Elliot stage star is the best Spider-Man yet: BRIAN...'I want to truly live': Andrew Garfield and Claire Foy... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Tom Holland: 'I've been saying that I'm Spider-Man since I was five ... now it's the truth'to captivate an audience was first seen when he made his West End stage debut b
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 16 days ago
to captivate an audience was first seen when he made his West End stage debut back in 2008, having been cast as Billy in Billy Elliot the Musical. But refreshingly, the young talent has never entertained the tag of 'stage school brat', and from... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Spider-Man's Tom Holland on why 'Homecoming' rocks and what he learned from Marvel’s biggest hero – Robert Downey Jr.powers... It really is like no other superhero movie we’ve seen.” Holland, a t
Calgary Sun / Posted 16 days ago
powers... It really is like no other superhero movie we’ve seen.” Holland, a trained dancer who has appeared onstage in Billy Elliot in his native England, made his big screen debut in 2012’s The Impossible opposite Naomi Watts. Since then,... Read more
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BBC News
Amir Shah: India's 'Billy Elliot' takes off - BBC News Accessibility links BBC navigation Entertainment & Arts Video &
BBC News / Posted 17 days ago
- BBC News Accessibility links BBC navigation Entertainment & Arts Video & Audio Also in the News Special Reports The Reporters Have Your Say Media playback is unsupported on your device Amir... Read more
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Daily Mail
Tom Holland transforms into French maid to lip sync Rihanna's Umbrellacomplete wearing a skintight latex playsuit and a sassy bobbed wig. The London
Daily Mail / Posted 17 days ago
complete wearing a skintight latex playsuit and a sassy bobbed wig. The London native, who is a former gymnast and played Billy Elliot on stage, didn't hold back as he performed several spins and an aerobatic handstand, all while keeping perfect... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Meet Tom Holland. The latest man to pull on the Spiderman suitsame time. Did you do any special training for this movie? I was a dancer whe
Irish Examiner / Posted 18 days ago
same time. Did you do any special training for this movie? I was a dancer when I was really small, I did a show called Billy Elliot which has been a huge help for this movie, especially ballet and gymnastics. But when I first arrived here,... Read more
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Games Radar
Movies to watch this week at the cinema: Spider-Man: Homecoming, Song to Song, and moreMCU is his athleticism. This, after all, is the actor who leapt on the scene wi
Games Radar / Posted 18 days ago
MCU is his athleticism. This, after all, is the actor who leapt on the scene with a grand jeté by playing the title role in Billy Elliot the Musical. Here, his dance training allows him to be his own stuntman when the mask is in place, and Watts... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Spider-Man unmasked!In The Heart of the Sea, Edge of Winter and How I Live; and, in 2008, he made h
Pilipino Star / Posted 19 days ago
In The Heart of the Sea, Edge of Winter and How I Live; and, in 2008, he made his stage debut as the titular role in Billy Elliot the Musical.) “No. Maybe in a fancy-dress party but not on the big screen,” adding, “putting on the Spider-Man... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Tom Holland is Peter Parkerin films such as 2012’s “The Impossible” and 2015’s “In the Heart of the Sea” (
Inquirier.net / Posted 19 days ago
in films such as 2012’s “The Impossible” and 2015’s “In the Heart of the Sea” (plus a standout stint in the title role of “Billy Elliot the Musical” on the West End”), the British actor took a big chance when an opportunity came to audition for... Read more
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Daily Mail
Robert Downey Jr hints at shock Iron Man exit after seeing Spidermanmake him angry! Mark Ruffalo prepares to Hulk out...FIRST LOOK: Robert Downey J
Daily Mail / Posted 20 days ago
make him angry! Mark Ruffalo prepares to Hulk out...FIRST LOOK: Robert Downey Jr dons new Iron Man armor on set...Billy Elliot stage star is the best Spider-Man yet: BRIAN...But was it made of webbing? Tom Holland had... Read more
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Variety
Midway Oscars Forecast: A Cluttered Landscape for Indies and Streamerscategories. Another period piece to tickle the throwback fancy is Stephen Frear
Variety / Posted 21 days ago
categories. Another period piece to tickle the throwback fancy is Stephen Frears’ “Victoria and Abdul,” from the writer of “Billy Elliot” and starring Judi Dench as Queen Victoria. But many eyes will no doubt be glued to Paul Thomas Anderson and a... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
‘Spider-Man: Homecoming' reviewof Spider-Man yet. The actor’s background in gymnastics and dance (the latter
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 21 days ago
of Spider-Man yet. The actor’s background in gymnastics and dance (the latter of which had him play the title role in Billy Elliot the Musical in London’s West End) translates well to the character’s movement. His mix of acting chops and... Read more
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ABC Montana
‘Spider-Man: Homecoming' reviewof Spider-Man yet. The actor’s background in gymnastics and dance (the latter
ABC Montana / Posted 21 days ago
of Spider-Man yet. The actor’s background in gymnastics and dance (the latter of which had him play the title role in Billy Elliot the Musical in London’s West End) translates well to the character’s movement. His mix of acting chops and... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
‘Spider-Man: Homecoming' reviewof Spider-Man yet. The actor’s background in gymnastics and dance (the latter
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 21 days ago
of Spider-Man yet. The actor’s background in gymnastics and dance (the latter of which had him play the title role in Billy Elliot the Musical in London’s West End) translates well to the character’s movement. His mix of acting chops and... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
‘Spider-Man: Homecoming' reviewof Spider-Man yet. The actor’s background in gymnastics and dance (the latter
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 21 days ago
of Spider-Man yet. The actor’s background in gymnastics and dance (the latter of which had him play the title role in Billy Elliot the Musical in London’s West End) translates well to the character’s movement. His mix of acting chops and... Read more
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WALB Albany
‘Spider-Man: Homecoming' reviewof Spider-Man yet. The actor’s background in gymnastics and dance (the latter
WALB Albany / Posted 21 days ago
of Spider-Man yet. The actor’s background in gymnastics and dance (the latter of which had him play the title role in Billy Elliot the Musical in London’s West End) translates well to the character’s movement. His mix of acting chops and... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
‘Spider-Man: Homecoming' reviewof Spider-Man yet. The actor’s background in gymnastics and dance (the latter
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 21 days ago
of Spider-Man yet. The actor’s background in gymnastics and dance (the latter of which had him play the title role in Billy Elliot the Musical in London’s West End) translates well to the character’s movement. His mix of acting chops and... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
‘Spider-Man: Homecoming' reviewof Spider-Man yet. The actor’s background in gymnastics and dance (the latter
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 22 days ago
of Spider-Man yet. The actor’s background in gymnastics and dance (the latter of which had him play the title role in Billy Elliot the Musical in London’s West End) translates well to the character’s movement. His mix of acting chops and... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Co-stars laud Tom Holland as 'best Spider-Man yet'Holland said attending the world premiere of his first Spider-Man film was "min
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 22 days ago
Holland said attending the world premiere of his first Spider-Man film was "mind-blowing". The British actor, who played Billy Elliot in the West End musical, was speaking at the world premiere of Spider-Man: Homecomi... Read more
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metro
Tom Holland is adorably gushing about landing his Spider-Man gigfact that this movie is finally coming out is blowing my mind and I’m so honour
metro / Posted 22 days ago
fact that this movie is finally coming out is blowing my mind and I’m so honoured to be here.’ Holland, who played Billy Elliot in the West End musical, did however admit that he’s staying loyal to London and won’t be packing his bags for... Read more
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ABC News
Tom Holland says he had 8 auditions for 'Spider-Man: Homecoming'to be so limber and flexible. How did you learn all the game fast ticks involve
ABC News / Posted 23 days ago
to be so limber and flexible. How did you learn all the game fast ticks involved. I was luck I did a show in London called "Billy Elliot" go oh, that little thing. And trained moo he in gymnastics while doing that and it was something I kept up... Read more
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Salon.com
Gender stereotypes are messing with your kidfor male characters). Watch a movie such as “Arrival” and remark on the lead ch
Salon.com / Posted 27 days ago
for male characters). Watch a movie such as “Arrival” and remark on the lead character being a female professor. Or try “Billy Elliot”, about an Irish boy who wants to be a dancer despite his father’s objections. Ask: “How do these characters go... Read more
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