He was a good sportsman and got inked after Oscars bet.
Tom Hardy has stayed true to his word and apparently gone and got a tattoo dedicated to his friend and co-star Leonardo Dicaprio, after losing a bet two years ago at the 2016 Academy Awards. Of course, it's no big deal for Tom, who has plenty of ink on his body already.
Tom Hardy at the 'Dunkirk' premiere
You can always trust Tom Hardy not to go back on an agreement. The 40-year-old actor has paid the price of making a bet with his 'The Revenant' co-star Leonardo DiCaprio by getting a tattoo on his right bicep reading 'Leo Knows All'. It seems it came after Leo bet that Tom would be nominated for an Oscar, and Tom bet that he wouldn't.
Continue reading: Tom Hardy Inks Leonardo DiCaprio's Name On Him After Losing Bet
The actor seems happy to be getting back to his real life!
Tom Hardy has taken to his Instagram account this week to tease the end of filming on his upcoming Sony movie 'Venom', in which he'll play the titular character, otherwise known as Marvel Comics' Eddie Brock. Not much has been revealed about the plot which fans will see go down when the film makes its way to the big screen, but the fact that Hardy is involved in bringing the villain to life has been enough to keep chatter and hype at a high.
With the film scheduled to make its debut in October of this year, more promotional material is expected to trickle out in the coming weeks, but Hardy has kicked things off early with his Instagram post, which you can check out below:
Continue reading: Tom Hardy Posts New Photo From 'Venom' Set Suggesting Filming Is Over
And it's actually quite good!
Tom Hardy’s fans have reacted with pleasant surprise after a long-lost ‘rap mixtape’ of music the actor made in the late 1990s re-surfaced online this week.
The 18 tracks on the recording were made in demo form in 1999, but have never seen the light of day until now. A man named Edward Tracy – calling himself Eddie Too Tall – who wrote and produced the set posted it on Bandcamp earlier this week.
Hardy – known and credited under his rap pseudonym ‘Tommy No.1’ – is listed as the writer and performer of the lyrics.
Continue reading: Tom Hardy's Secret '90s Rap Mixtape Emerges Online
The Marvel Universe expands further in 2018 with an exciting new batch of movies and characters.
2018 is shaping up to be a great year for comic book movies with Marvel once again leading the charge. The Avengers will be back, as will the foul-mouthed Deadpool, but there’s also a few new characters getting their first big screen outing. To wet your appetite for the year ahead, here’s everything Marvel has in store for us in 2018.
Chadwick Boseman as The Black Panther
Black Panther - February 16th
Continue reading: A Marvel-lous 2018 - All The Marvel Releases Coming This Year
The actor will take on the role of Venom in the upcoming Sony film.
There have been some big rumours swirling around the release of Sony's upcoming Marvel movie 'Venom', with Tom Hardy taking the titular role and currently in intense training for the flick. Working on boxing, kickboxing and MMA fighting for the movie, Hardy has been working alongside Mene and Nathan Jones, who have been helping him hone his skills in each of the disciplines.
Tom Hardy will star as 'Venom' in Sony' upcoming movie
No official footage of Hardy has yet been released, but the actor is no stranger to teasing the role on his social media, posting a series of pictures from the set and behind-the-scenes to whet the appetites of fans. It's something like nothing he's ever done before, with the character he's playing, also known as Eddie Brock, being someone who bonds with an alien symbiote.
Ahmed is possibly set to play Carnage in the Marvel/Sony project alongside Tom Hardy.
Riz Ahmed’s career looks like it’s continuing to go from strength to strength, with reports that the British star is in talks with Sony to star in the Spider-Man spin-off movie Venom, alongside fellow Brit Tom Hardy.
Ever since he broke through to the wider industry’s consciousness with a memorable supporting role in 2014's Nightcrawler, the 34 year old British-Pakistani actor has landed starring roles in Jason Bourne, Star Wars spin-off Rogue One and TV series ‘The OA’ and ‘Girls’.
However, Variety reports on Thursday (August 10th) that the actor is now in talks with Sony studios to star in Marvel Comics’ Venom – a film NOT related to the recent Spider-Man: Homecoming, confusingly – possibly as the extremely popular character Carnage.
Continue reading: Riz Ahmed Reportedly In Talks With Sony For 'Venom' Role
Britain's epic 1940 evacuation of Dunkirk has been dramatised on film before, but no one has taken an approach like Christopher Nolan. Not that this is a surprise, since Nolan has made a career of fiercely inventive filmmaking. But this might be his masterpiece: a relatively simple story told with creative verve, relentlessly growing intensity, emotional resonance and the weight of history.
He recounts the events on three timelines. Over the course of a week, young soldier Tommy (rising star Fionn Whitehead) finds himself on the beach at Dunkirk amid 400,000 soldiers hemmed in from behind by the Germans and looking for some way to get across the Channel to England. But every ship he finds is sunk in front of him, or under him, as German pilots drop bombs from the sky. Meanwhile over the course of one day, English yachtsman Dawson (Mark Rylance) and his sons (Tom Glynn-Carney and Barry Keoghan) head off to do what they can as part of an armada of small civilian boats. And in the sky above over the course of an hour, spitfire pilot Farrier (Tom Hardy) engages the Luftwaffe in a series of aerial battles.
Nolan skilfully edits these three time-strands together into a narrative that continually loops back on itself, showing events from different angles. It sometimes feels a bit repetitive, but that's the point, and the result is increasingly resonant as it recounts the events from three internal perspectives. In the focal roles, Whitehead, Rylance and Hardy offer distinct angles on heroism and survival. These are powerfully engaging performances that reveal men merely doing what they can in seemingly impossible situations.
Continue reading: Dunkirk Review
It's 1940 and World War II is in full swing. Allied soldiers from Britain, Belgium, Canada and France at stationed at Dunkirk ready to pull France from the grip of the Germans. However, they soon discover that they are completely surrounded by enemy forces who have them so trapped that they no longer have use for tanks. Confined in the open space of the Dunkirk beaches with nowhere left to hide and definitely nowhere to run, the soldiers face almost certain death as the air strikes begin. Their only hope is to sail across the English Channel to safety, but with enemy planes showing no mercy their survival will be miraculous. But these are allied forces aren't about to surrender, no matter what happens. Their courage and determination is about to save more than 300,000 men.
Continue: Dunkirk - Trailer and Featurette
The film will come straight from Sony Pictures.
Though Marvel Studios currently have the right to bring the 'Spider-Man' property to the Marvel Cinematic Universe, there has been what we imagine is a hugely complicated agreement with Sony Pictures to allow the latter company to bring a film based on the Spidey villain Venom to the big screen. Now, with confirmation that Tom Hardy will be the actor stepping into that role and a release date set for October 5, 2018, rumours and information regarding the flick are now beginning to creep into the spotlight.
Tom Holland is looking forward to Sony Pictures release 'Venom'
We know for sure that Scott Rosenburg is writing the screenplay for the movie alongside Jeff Pinkner, and Marvel villain Carnage is looking set to take centre-stage as the primary antagonist. Aside from that and the previously-mentioned casting however, much is yet to be revealed; not surprising when the film's release is still over 12 months away.
Continue reading: Tom Holland 'Excited' About Tom Hardy's 'Venom' Movie
'Aladdin' is rumoured to be starring Tom Hardy as Jafar.
The people behind the forthcoming live action adaptation of Disney's 'Aladdin' have incited outrage on social media this week after it came out that Tom Hardy was in talks to play the villainous Jafar. Understandably, the actor is now in the midst of 'white-washing' accusations.
Tom Hardy on the set of 'Peaky Blinders'
While Tom Hardy would no doubt make an excellent nemesis of Aladdin, the point is that this is arguably yet another example of Hollywood snubbing diverse actors in favour of white stars despite the context of the actual story. It's still a rumour, however, and there may be Asian actors in talks yet - but Tom is a big favourite of 'Aladdin' director Guy Ritchie.
In one of the biggest military disasters in British history, 400,000 soldiers found themselves stranded on the beaches of Dunkirk in France in 1940 in the midst of World War II. Their journey was about releasing the allied France from the grip of the Germans, but when they find themselves surrounded by enemy forces, with nowhere left to hide their options become limited. Determined not to surrender to the Nazis, an incredible emergency evacuation begins as bomb after bomb is dropped on the fleeing men. The Royal Air Force and British Navy vessels rush to the aid of their trapped troops, as well as boats from brave civilians, and together they manage to save over 300,000 men from the terrifying attack in Operation Dynamo.
Continue: Dunkirk Trailer
The long-awaited fourth season of 'Peaky Blinders' debuts later this year, with Tom Hardy now confirmed to reprise his role as Alfie Solomons.
'Peaky Blinders' fans rejoice, as Tom Hardy has been spotted on the set of the BBC series in full costume as London gangster Alfie Solomons. Though the actor is in high demand right now, it would appear he has found time to reprise his role in the fourth season of the critically-acclaimed show, as he shot scenes on location in Toxeth, Liverpool earlier this week.
Tom Hardy as Alfie Solomons in Peaky Blinders Season 2
Wearing Solomons' traditional unbuttoned shirt and waistcoat, Hardy was also seen driving home after filming, sporting a heavy beard along with several large gold rings, confirming his involvement in the upcoming batch of 'Peaky Blinders' episodes.
Continue reading: Tom Hardy Will Return To 'Peaky Blinders' As Alfie Solomons
The actor is used to transforming his body for a character.
Tom Hardy says he has paid the price for transforming his body for film roles.
The actor, who bulked up for Bronson back in 2009 and again to play Bane in The Dark Knight Rises in 2012, says he fears he’s damaged his body too much by gaining weight for roles.
Tom Hardy has undergone many physical transformations in his career
Continue reading: Tom Hardy Says He's Damaged His Body For Film Roles
Tom Hardy appeared alongside his 'Taboo' castmates and creators at the series premiere this week.
The screening for FX show 'Taboo' took place at the Directors Guild of America Theater yesterday (January 9th 2017); two days after the series premiered on BBC One with episode one on January 7th. Tom Hardy appeared alongside his castmates and co-creators at the US premiere.
Tom Hardy stars in 'Taboo'
Tom confessed on the red carpet, as he stood in his fancy three-piece suit and a groomed beard, that he had hoped that more naked scenes got into the final cut and that he had to be persuaded to wear the loincloth. He also appeared to negate rumours that he was to make a cameo in 'Star Wars: Episode VIII'.
Continue reading: Tom Hardy Smoulders On The Red Carpet At 'Taboo' Series Premiere
Seriously? These guys have never been named Sexiest Man Alive?
So Dwayne Johnson was named People's Sexiest Man Alive this year; a decision that has been the source of both praise and confusion. Praise because he's an excellent role model with enormous muscles and because he's mixed race, and confusion because all the obvious choices haven't been exhausted yet.
Here are ten more Hollywood heartthrobs who deserve to be named 'Sexiest Man Alive' sooner rather than later.
Leonardo Dicaprio at the 2016 Oscars
But neither are Tom Hardy Mark Rylance, James D'Arcy, Kenneth Branagh and Cillian Murphy.
On Friday the first trailer for Christopher Nolan’s upcoming WWII epic Dunkirk dropped, showing us our first glimpses of the Dark Knight director’s first film since 2014’s Interstellar. But for some, Dunkirk is about something else entirely, because the film features the acting debut of One Direction’s Harry Styles.
Harry Styles filming Dunkirk
As usual when anything vaguely One Direction-y happens, their army of fans were out in force on social media and on Friday they weren’t happy. After being teased with photos of Harry and his new short hair filming scenes from the movie, the heartthrob was nowhere to be found in the just under a minute long trailer.
Continue reading: Sorry Guys But Harry Styles Is Not In The First 'Dunkirk' Trailer
'Dunkirk' is slated for a July 21st, 2017 release, and features an impressive and growing cast list.
Esteemed filmmaker Christopher Nolan has confirmed more additions to the cast list for his upcoming epic Dunkirk, adding ‘Peaky Blinders’ stars Tom Hardy and Cillian Murphy as well as One Direction’s Harry Styles to the project.
Nolan has already begun filming the World War II action thriller in the village of Dunkirk in France, the site of the massive military evacuation that signalled the end of Britain’s initial attempt to repel Nazi Germany in France. Filming will also take place in Holland and Los Angeles.
The three actors join Mark Rylance, Kenneth Branagh and Fionn Whitehead. The ensemble cast also includes Aneurin Barnard, James D’Arcy, Jack Lowden and Barry Keoghan.
DiCaprio stars as frontiersman Hugh Glass in the Western directed by Alejandro G. Iñárritu.
Leonardo Dicaprio has revealed he slept in animal carcasses and ate raw bison on the set of new movie The Revenant. In the Western, directed by Alejandro G. Iñárritu, DiCaprio plays frontiersman Hugh Glass, who sets out on a revenge mission against his hunting team after they leave him for dead and murder his young son, following a bear mauling.
Leonardo DiCaprio in The Revenant.
Speaking to Yahoo Movies, DiCaprio said, "I can name 30 or 40 sequences that were some of the most difficult things I’ve ever had to do. Whether it’s going in and out of frozen rivers, or sleeping in animal carcasses, or what I ate on set. (I was) enduring freezing cold and possible hypothermia constantly.”
Recent reports had suggested that Craig has reversed his position on playing 007, signing up for two more films.
With the release of the highly-anticipated Spectre now imminent, Daniel Craig seems to have changed his tune about the prospects of continuing to be James Bond after recently landing himself in hot water after saying rather “slash his wrists” than play 007 again.
That is to say, he now says he “doesn’t really care” about who will take over as the British spy when he eventually finishes. In the last fortnight, rumours have maintained that Craig has reversed his position and signed up for two more Bond films.
However, when interviewed by The Sun, the 47 year old actor refused to be drawn on what decision he had made. “I have the right to change my mind any time I want to, and sometimes I say things like I did two days after finishing shooting for eight months. I said what was on my mind. That’s the way I’ve always spoken,” he said matter-of-factly.
Continue reading: Daniel Craig Refuses To Be Drawn On James Bond Future
They welcome their new arrival only weeks after they announced the pregnancy.
A big congratulations to Tom Hardy and his wife Charlotte Riley, who have just welcomed their first child as a couple. The pair have only been married for just over a year and we've only known about the pregnancy for a few weeks, so it's a happy surprise for fans.
Tom Hardy and Charlotte Riley show off the bump at Legend premiere
While the birth marks the British actors' first time becoming parents together, it sees Hardy become a father for the second time around, after his 7-year-old son Louis with whom he had with former girlfriend Rachel Speed.
Continue reading: Tom Hardy's Wife Charlotte Riley Has Given Birth To Their First Child
Tom Hardy - A young Tom Hardy wins a model contest on 'The Big Breakfast', back in 1998 - London, United Kingdom - Thursday 28th March 2013
Tom Hardy Thursday 13th December 2012
Tom Hardy Monday 30th January 2012 'This Means War' Uk Premiere held at the Odeon, Kensington - Arrivals
Tom Hardy Sunday 6th November 2011 on the Batman movie set of 'The Dark Knight Rises' New York City, USA
Tom Hardy Tuesday 13th September 2011 The London Premiere of 'Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy' held at BFI Southbank London, England
Tom Hardy Tuesday 6th September 2011 Warrior Los Angeles Premiere at ArcLight Cinema Los Angeles, California
Tom Hardy Wednesday 9th September 2009 Tom Hardy filming on location Los Angeles, California
Date of birth
15th September, 1977
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