Andrew Garfield says he'll sign up for 'Strictly' if he wins Oscar

EDITORIAL USE ONLY Andrew Garfield during the filming for the Graham Norton Show at BBC Studioworks 6 Television Centre, Wood Lane, London, to be aired on BBC One on Friday evening. Picture date: Wednesday February 16, 2022.
Andrew Garfield wants to do 'Strictly'. (PA)

Andrew Garfield has joked that if he wins an Oscar for his latest film he will sign up for Strictly Come Dancing.

The star has been nominated for the prestigious best actor gong for his role in Tick, Tick... Boom!

And he said that if he is lucky when the statues are handed out, fans might see him on the dancefloor on the BBC ballroom show.

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Speaking on The Graham Norton Show, he said: “I hate to confess it, but I would absolutely love to do Strictly. It’s on the bucket list.”

“If I win the Oscar I will come back and do it!” he quipped.

HOLLYWOOD, LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, USA - NOVEMBER 10: Actor Andrew Garfield wearing a burgundy Dunhill suit arrives at the 2021 AFI Fest - Opening Night Gala Premiere Of Netflix's 'tick, tick�BOOM!' held at the TCL Chinese Theatre IMAX on November 10, 2021 in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States. (Photo by Xavier Collin/Image Press Agency/Sipa USA)
'Strictly' is on the star's bucket list. (Image Press Agency/Sipa USA)

Garfield, 38, said he was blown away to be nominated for the Academy Award.

He said: “When they announced it, I thought, ‘Gosh, this would be nice if it happened' and I kind of owned it for the first time in my life. You get to a certain age, and you think you would like it to happen.

"I do care, and it’s wonderful, really, really lovely.”

The actor also recently reprised the role of Spider-Man in new film No Way Home, which saw current Spidey Tom Holland joined by Garfield and Tobey Maguire, who both previously played the character.

Maguire played Spider-Man in a trio of films between 2002 and 2007. Garfield took over in The Amazing Spider-Man, which was released in 2012, and its 2014 sequel, and Holland has been the web-slinger since 2016.

Andrew Garfield played Peter Parker in the 'Amazing Spider-Man' movies. (Credit: Sony)
Andrew Garfield recently played Spider-Man again. (Sony)

“It was a stupid thing to do and a really scary thing to attempt especially in the costume – a 38-year-old should not be in Spandex!” Garfield said.

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“I’m far too old to be playing Spider-Man but they asked me back, which was the sweetest thing ever.”

The Graham Norton Show is on Friday February 18 on BBC One at 10.35pm and is available on BBC iPlayer.

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