Tom Holland has signed up to star in the AppleTV series ‘The Crowded Room’ from ‘A Beautiful Mind’ scribe Akiva Goldsman.
inspired by Daniel Keyes’ award-winning biography ‘The Minds of Billy Milligan’, the ten-episode anthology series will explore the true and inspirational stories of those who have struggled and learned to successfully live with mental illness.
Holland takes on the role of Billy, the first person ever acquitted of a crime because of multiple personality disorder (now known as dissociative identity disorder).
Goldsman will pen the series. Holland and Goldsman will executive produce. Alexandra Milchan, Arnon Milchan, Yariv Milchan and Michael Schaefer also executive produce.
The project has long been in development and at one stage James Cameron was attached, both John Cusack and Leonardo DiCaprio were also attached to star on different versions.
Holland is keeping himself busy, right now you can catch the ‘Spider-man’ actor in both ‘Chaos Walking’ and ‘Cherry’. His upcoming projects will see him reprise the role of Peter Parker in ‘Spider-Man: No Way Home’ and ‘Unchartered’.