Tom Holland revealed successful a caller question and reply pinch Entertainment Weekly that filming his upcoming Apple TV+ crime thriller “The Crowded Room” led to a “bit of a meltdown” successful his individual life. The Spider-Man character stars successful nan show arsenic Danny Sullivan, who is arrested successful summertime 1979 owed to his engagement successful a shooting astatine Rockefeller Center. The show is based connected nan existent crimes of Billy Milligan, who was diagnosed pinch dissociative personality disorder.
“I was seeing myself successful [the character], but successful my individual life,” Holland said. “I retrieve having a spot of a meltdown astatine location and thinking, like, ‘I’m going to shave my head. I request to shave my caput because I request to get free of this character.’ And, obviously, we were mid-shooting, truthful I decided not to… It was dissimilar thing I’ve ever knowledgeable before.”
Holland described “The Crowded Room” arsenic “an penetration into nan powerfulness of nan quality mind” and “the ways successful which we tin woody pinch trauma.”
In his EW interview, Holland revealed he has been sober for 1 twelvemonth and 4 months. He credited nan Apple TV+ bid pinch shifting his views connected his intelligence health.
“Learning astir intelligence wellness and nan powerfulness of it, and speaking to psychiatrists astir Danny and Billy’s struggles, has been thing that has been truthful informative to my ain life,” nan character said, noting he is now capable to “recognize triggers” for illustration societal media “that accent maine out.”
“[I dream ‘Crowded Room’ viewers] person much respect and much sympathy for group who are going done intelligence wellness issues,” Holland added. “I dream that group will consciousness knowledgeable astir nan powers of intelligence health, nan struggles, [and] our unthinkable abilities to survive.”
Holland stars successful “The Crowded Room” other Amanda Seyfried, Sasha Lane, Will Chase, Lior Raz, Laila Robins, Christopher Abbott and Henry Eikenberry. The bid premieres connected June 9 connected Apple TV