Tom Hardy is a simple man. A simple bad ass man. How bad ass? How about kicking a crack addiction, gaining 42 pounds of muscle for a role, and also starring in, not one, but two Christopher Nolan movies. And as far as everyone can tell he is a very nice man in person. How bad ass is that?
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By: Erik Davis on October 13, 2010 at 3:15PM Comments (44)
With all this talk about Superman, we keep forgetting that Warner Bros. is also gearing up to shoot another big superhero film with the third installment of Christopher Nolan’s ‘Batman’ franchise. Most (if not all) of the same cast will be returning (Christian Bale, Morgan Freeman, Gary Oldman and Michael Caine), but this time around Bruce Wayne will need a new love interest and a new villain or two to square off against.
Getting things underway, it appears as if Nolan has chosen Tom Hardy (Inception, Bronson) to play “a lead role” in the new Batman movie, presumably as one of the main villains since, other than a replacement for Harvey Dent, there doesn’t seem to be anyone else for him to play. Because Hardy is so versatile, the list of villains he could potentially play is pretty long – from The Riddler to Killer Croc, there are a number of large-and-in-charge bad boys this actor could take on.
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Christopher Nolan has tremendous loyalty to his actors. Christian Bale, Ken Watanabe, and Cillian Murphy have all appeared in multiple Nolan movies. Inception’s Joseph Gordon-Levitt was rumored to be under consideration as the Riddler in the new Batman sequel. And Michael Caine has been in so many of his films that I’m tempted to rewatch Memento just to see check to make sure he’s not in the background somewhere hiding behind a lamppost or in a garbage can.
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