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Tom Holland’s Avengers Check Mistakenly Goes to Tom Hollander

By The Hyperhive


26 January 2024

Tom Holland Avengers Check

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Tom Hollander, the cool British actor from “Pride & Prejudice” and “The White Lotus,” had a hilarious mix-up with another famous Tom – you know, Spider-Man himself, Tom Holland. Turns out, they shared a talent agency, and people kept getting them confused because of their similar names. So, Tom Holland’s big Avengers check went to Tom Hollander.

Tom Holland Avengers Check

Well, enter the world of showbiz, where the unexpected is practically a daily occurrence. Tom recently spilled the beans on a hilarious mix-up involving another Tom – the Spidey-swinging heartthrob, Tom Holland. Now, these two Toms share not just a first name but also a talent agency, adding a dash of confusion to their already distinct identities.

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Apparently, folks were constantly mistaking him for the superhero. Even his own talent agency accounts department got caught up in the web of confusion. But that was just the beginning of this comical tale.

While watching a friend in a play by Chekhov, Hollander, riding high on the success of his BBC show, decided to check his email during a break at a play. Lo and behold, what did he find? An Avengers paycheck. The catch? It wasn’t meant for him; it was a sweet bonus destined for Tom Holland. And we’re not talking chump change here – we’re talking a “seven-figure sum” on top of Holland’s regular superhero salary. Arguably, a plot twist out of a Chekhov play!

How Did That Happen Exactly?

On “Late Night with Seth Meyers,” Hollander spilled the beans about accidentally getting a paycheck meant for Holland. Picture this – he’s watching a play, feeling all smug after a BBC gig, only to check his email and discover he’s got an Avengers bonus payment! Crazy, right?

Hollander explained the mishap saying, “I got an email from the agency saying, ‘Payment advice slip: your first box-office bonus for “The Avengers.'”

“And I thought, ‘I don’t think I’m in “The Avengers.”‘ It was an astonishing amount of money,” he added jokingly.

Tom Holland Avengers Check
©️ Late Night with Seth Meyers / YouTube

He did not give all the details about the money, but he said enough. He explained, “It was not his salary; it was his first box-office bonus. Not the whole box office, the first one. It was more money than I’ve ever… It was a 7-figure sum. He was 20 or something.”

The “Pride and Prejudice” and “The White Lotus” actor accepted the revelation of the megabucks that slipped through his fingers. Hollander took it in stride, summing up the wild ride of showbiz with a cool, “It’s up, it’s down. It’s hero, it’s zero.”

Currently, he’s rocking it in the FX anthology “Feud: Capote Vs. The Swans,” where he’s channeling the legendary Truman Capote.

Does This Happen Often?

This does not seem to happen a lot right? Well, although not a very often occurrence, it woke a bitter memory for Martin Lewis. The British journalist experienced something very similar. He shared on X (Formerly known as Twitter), “This reminds me of when I was just starting out, pre-website times, and the BBC sent me then newsreader (now Sir) Martyn Lewis’ pay remittance sheet by mistake.” He openly accepts that he was gutted to find out that it was not his.

Tom Holland Avengers Check
©️ This Morning / YouTube

So, in this tale of mistaken identity, a paycheck meant for a friendly neighborhood Spider-Man ended up in the hands of a different Tom. It’s a quirky peek behind the curtain of showbiz, reminding us that in this whimsical world, a name might just be worth millions – and it’s not always the name you’d expect!

Was your check ever mixed with someone else? It is a bitter feeling, right?

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