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Uncharted: Tom Holland Says Playing Nathan Drake ‘Broke Him’

Actor Tom Holland had a particularly tough time on the set of Sony’s Uncharted live-action film, going so far as to say that filming Uncharted “absolutely broke” him.

In an interview with GQ (via GameSpot), Holland discussed the physical and mental toll that filming stunt-heavy projects like Uncharted and Marvel films have taken on him over the years.

“I was going to the gym in the morning like, ‘Oh, my God, I must have torn something in my leg,’ and the guys were like, ‘You haven’t, you’re just tired and you’re getting older,'” Holland said.

Holland had an incredibly brief three days between filming Uncharted in Berlin and moving on to Spider-Man: No Way Home in Atlanta.

“I never realized how lucky I am that Spider-Man wears a mask, because when he’s bouncing around and flying from buildings, that’s all CG. In Uncharted it’s just me in a henley and cargo pants,” Holland said. “That film absolutely broke me.”

Holland added that he had developed tendinitis by the time filming on Uncharted wrapped in early 2021. Tendinitis is typically the inflammation of a joint. Though most cases of tendinitis can be treated with rest, therapy, and pain medication, extreme cases can be known to require surgery.

Holland also touched on the physical exhaustion he felt during the press tour for Spider-Man: Homecoming. Holland traveled to 17 countries, performing backflips on request and eventually becoming ill enough that he vomited backstage immediately after a press conference.

“I was under a lot of pressure to finish the day’s work. That was the first time I was really like, ‘No, I’m done now. I’ve given you everything,'” Holland said.

In the same interview, Holland intimated that he’s not sold on continuing as Spider-Man in the MCU, suggesting a Miles Morales film may be the proper path forward. The script for No Way Home was also rewritten on an “almost daily basis” and on-set during the filming of the finale. Script rewrites aren’t uncommon in major Hollywood productions, even as filming is proceeding, but Holland shared that he learned to say “no” to a script he was unhappy with from fellow Marvel star Elizabeth Olsen.

Joseph Knoop is a writer/producer/treasure hunter for IGN.

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