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Tom Hardy, who’s had a steady acting career since 2001 with his first role in the TV miniseries ‘Band of Brothers,’ only broke through into the spotlight after Christopher Nolan’s ‘Inception.’ A few years later, he would eventually achieve even more mainstream success with his turn as Bane in another Nolan film, ‘The Dark Knight Rises,’ opposite Christian Bale’s celebrated Batman. While you’ll also recognize this English-born actor from films like ‘Warrior’ and ‘Lawless,’ Tom Hardy also nabbed the lead roles in the new ‘Mad Max’ movie, ‘Mad Max: Fury Road,’ and the Elton John movie ‘The Rocketman.’

  • Born: September 15, 1977
  • Place of Birth: London, England
 
  • Résumé: 'Inception,' 'Warrior,' 'Lawless,' 'The Dark Knight Rises,' 'Locke,' 'Mad Max: Fury Road,' 'Child 44,' 'The Rocketman.'

‘The Drop’ Trailer: See James Gandolfini’s Final Performance

the drop trailer

There's a lot to admire in the new trailer for 'The Drop.' The first thing you'll notice is the presence of the late, great James Gandolfini is his final role. The second thing you'll notice is that Tom Hardy just plain smolders, even with a Brooklyn accent. The third thing you'll notice is that this is the American debut of director Michaël Roskam, the Oscar-nominated filmmaker behind the fantastic and truly unique crime film 'Bullhead.' Yeah, this is a movie you should keep your eye on.

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‘Locke’ Trailer: Tom Hardy Goes for the Drive of His Life

Locke Trailer

You're going to be seeing a whole lot of Tom Hardy in the coming year, as the actor has been attached to various projects over the course of the last couple of years -- one such project was 'Locke,' a thriller that premiered last year at the Venice film festival and is already garnering excellent early reviews. Lionsgate UK has released the first official trailer for this minimalist flick starring Hardy on a long solo drive, and it seems intriguing, to say the least.

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‘Dark Knight Rises’ Star Tom Hardy to Play Elton John in ‘Rocketman’

Tom Hardy Elton John
Getty Images

You all remember Tom Hardy when he broke the Bat as Bane in Christopher Nolan's finale to 'The Dark Knight' trilogy. Well, in case you weren't impressed with that transformation, here's one that is sure to raise a few eyebrows: Hardy has been announced to star as Elton John himself in the upcoming biopic 'Rocketman'!

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‘Escape From New York’ Remake to Star Jason Statham or Tom Hardy?

Escape From New York Tom Hardy or Jason Statham
MGM

Although remaking John Carpenter's 'Escape From New York' is the kind of thing that makes us quietly shake our heads and contemplate developing a drinking problem, we'll be the first to admit that sliding an actor like Jason Statham or Tom Hardy into the lead role will go a long way toward alleviating the pain.

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‘Mad Max: Fury Road’: Here’s Your First Look at Tom Hardy

Tom Hardy Mad Max: Fury Road
Warner Bros.

A blurry pic began making its way around the internet this morning, purporting to be our first look at Tom Hardy in the upcoming film 'Mad Max: Fury Road,' and we've just gotten confirmation that's it's totally legit.

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What Bane Almost Looked Like in ‘The Dark Knight Rises’

Bane The Dark Knight Rises Concept Art
Warner Bros.

'The Dark Knight Rises' hits DVD and Blu-ray on December 4th (just in time for the holidays!) and a few early copies have leaked in advance of the official release. One of the behind-the-scenes documentaries included on the discs shows off some behind-the-scenes photos of Tom Hardy as Bane plus some concept art on what Bane almost looked like.

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‘Splinter Cell’ Movie: Tom Hardy Signs on To Play Sam Fisher

Getty Images, Ubisoft
Getty Images, Ubisoft

Tom Hardy is the latest high-profile actor to take a starring role in a video game adaptation -- the 'Dark Knight Rises' star has just signed on to lead 'Splinter Cell,' based on the popular game franchise from Ubisoft.

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Tom Hardy and Michael Roskam to Join ‘Animal Rescue’?

Tom Hardy to Join Animal Rescue
Jon Kopaloff, Getty Images

Now this is an interesting looking project. Start with a novel by Dennis Lehane, whose work has inspired 'Shutter Island,' 'Mystic River' and 'Gone Baby Gone.' Put Michael Roskam, the Oscar-nominated director of the incredible 'Bullhead,' in the director's seat. Finally, headline it with Tom Hardy, easily one of the most interesting and talented actors working today. Yep, that's all you need to get us interested in 'Animal Rescue.'

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Way Back When: Tom Hardy

Tom Hardy
Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images

Maybe you first noticed British actor Tom Hardy in 'Bronson,' or maybe it was his breakout performance in Chris Nolan's 'Inception' that turned your head -- but in today's Way Back When, we take a look at the gorgeous leading man back before you knew his name.

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‘Tarzan’ Reboot Moves Ahead With ‘Harry Potter’ Director; Tom Hardy to Star?

Buena Vista Pictures/Illustration by ScreenCrush.com
Buena Vista Pictures/Illustration by ScreenCrush.com

'Tarzan' is about to swing into a theater near you with a big-budget new reboot at Warner Bros. David Yates, who directed the last four 'Harry Potter' films, has committed to direct an adaptation of 'Tarzan of the Apes' after years of development at the studio. And who does the studio want to star as their jungle king? Why, their favorite 'Dark Knight Rises' villain, of course.

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