September 9, 2011 Kevin Maher TimesOnline via strikethetinderbox Bulking up to 180lb for his new film, Warrior, has made the London-born actor a heavy hitter in Hollywood Tom Hardy is huge, in every way. No really. On screen, in his new movie, Warrior, he’s a mixed martial arts monster bulging with 180lb of garish, eye-gouging muscle. [...]
October 2011 Marie Claire magazine Tom Hardy flexes his tattooed biceps and talks intently about the acting craft, describing how he gained two stone for his latest role as boxer Tom Conlon in the movie Warrior. Professing an appetite for playing ‘psychologically damaged characters’, he points to his stark and brutal 2008 performance in Bronson [...]
First of all, Happy Birthday to Tom! We wish him many happy returns. Here are a few goodies from the Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy UK premiere and associated press. ♦ From BBC Radio 1: Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy actor Tom Hardy, has revealed he had a recording deal as a rapper at the age of 15. The [...]
Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy had its premiere in London tonight at BFI Southbank. Click to see more photos in our gallery. 37 now- I’ll keep adding as they come in. There’s also a new US trailer and a clip of the film with Tom Hardy and Benedict Cumberbatch.
Stuart Jeffries The Guardian The actor who made his name in Bronson talks about the punishing physical regime for his new cage-fighting role in Warrior, being typecast as a thug – and making it in Hollywood The bed has been removed from the Soho hotel room where rising British film star Tom Hardy and I [...]
♦ A new poster for the US market from Yahoo: ♦ Glamour has a clip from the film with Benedict Cumberbatch and Colin Firth here. ♦ Another clip from The Sun: ♦ Gary Oldman talks about the cast, including Tom: ♦ The official site has a new interview with the cast (not Tom) and a few flashes of new scenes. [...]
More videos from the Warrior premiere Tuesday night in LA. Warning for film spoilers here: And one here that refuses to properly embed. ♦ MTV with another junket snippet: ♦ Next Movie is giving away a copy of “The Men of Warrior,” a Warrior t-shirt, and the poster. Details on how to enter here. Contest ends the 12th. [...]
Warrior had it’s official premiere tonight at the ArcLight Hollywood. I’ll be adding more photos as they come in. @lionsgatemovies @BrettMalec Click for more in the gallery And more interviews from the press junket: Assistant stunt coordinator/choreographer talks about working with Tom: Interview by Roth Cornet wherein Tom talks villains: And part 2: WARRIOR Stars [...]
♦ The Italian magazine Flair has an interview with Tom this month. Here’s a transcription of it from Charlidos. Keep in mind that the quotes were translated from English into Italian and back into English via Google. She has the scans here and if anyone can read Italian, please help! The actor who is happily incorrect “In the [...]
September 2, 2011 Ruben V. Napales Philippine Daily Inquirer He was one of the reasons to see Chris Nolan’s “Inception.” His performances, including in the new film “Warrior,” often prod critics to bring up Marlon Brando. Nolan has cast him again, this time in the new “Dark Knight” movie. And last, but certainly not the [...]
♦ The official site has gone live! There you’ll find such goodies as these character profiles. Interviews will be coming soon. (See if you can guess the entry code. But don’t worry- they’ll eventually let you in anyway.) ♦ You can listen to the original soundtrack by Oscar-nominated Alberto Iglesias here. Available for pre-order from iTunes. ♦ Gary [...]
♦ Warrior part starts at 1:14: ♦ A bit in Flair magazine, via Film-News.co.uk: Tom Hardy forgets about everything else in his life when filming a challenging scene. The British actor insists staying focused is the key to a believable performance. Tom channels all his energies into acting when he is on a movie set, even if he is [...]
HARD KNOCK LIFE October 2011 Joel Snape Men’s Fitness Actor Tom Hardy threw himself into MMA training for his latest role, and found a surprisingly friendly underside to the world’s toughest sport. Boxing films are proven award bait to the violence loving members of the Academy (the Oscar-winning Rocky, Raging Bull and When We Were [...]
Christian Bale had some wonderful things to say about Tom Hardy in this new interview at Screenrush: Tell us about working with Tom Hardy It’s a real good cast. I’ve been working with Tom mostly over the past few weeks, he’s a real fascinating actor. He’s going to be creating some wonderful characters over his [...]
This is the interview from the Warrior press junket in LA previously quoted where Tom talks about needing a dialect coach for his Mexican twang/Scottish accent, and the Starbucks comment. Listen here.
♦ New Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy poster from HeyUGuys: ♦ Sad news for US fans: Deadline is reporting that the film’s release date has been pushed back from November 18 to December 9. ♦ Christian Bale on working with Tom on The Dark Knight Rises: Tell us about working with Tom Hardy It’s a real good cast. I’ve [...]
The Telegraph August 25, 2011 Real-life blows that shaped my acting Tom Hardy – a troubled ex-Marine in latest film – talks to John Hiscock about the experiences he has drawn on to play a succession of tough guys Today, says Tom Hardy, is a good day. He is relaxed, he feels fit and healthy [...]
♦ New Warrior TV spot from ET Online. ♦ From the HitFix review: Tom Hardy continues to prove himself to be one of the most captivating young actors working. I find it impossible to believe that the skinny English weenie from one of the worst “Star Trek” movies ever has transformed into this charismatic, physically dynamic performer who [...]
New Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy international trailer from Yahoo! IndieWire is reporting that John Le Carré will have a cameo in the film as well. A short blurb from The Sun: TOM HARDY IS A BIG SOFTY Don’t be fooled by the mixed martial artist/movie tough-guy image. He’s actually wetter than a scuba diver’s [...]
Three new interviews with Tom and Joel from the Warrior press junket!