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Tom Hardy and Lake Bell Are Topless on the Cover of Esquire

Check out Brit babe Tom Hardy and indie dream queen Lake Bell topless on the dual cover of Esquire's May issue, which hits newsstands April 22.
  • By Ryan Lattanzio
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  • April 15, 2014 3:37 PM
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Review: Existential Thriller 'Locke,' Starring Tom Hardy and His Fabulous Voice

If you’re going to make a film about a guy taking calls from his car -- and if half of those calls are about concrete -- then you sure as hell better cast a lead actor with command of the screen. This apparently wasn’t lost on writer-director Steven Knight, who wisely got Tom Hardy to take the wheel in his brilliant existential thriller “Locke.” It doesn’t hurt that Hardy is easy on the eyes, and has a fabulous voice.
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • April 15, 2014 12:15 PM
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In Must-See 'Locke,' Tom Hardy is Under Pressure

"Locke" is a fully realized high-concept drama carried by Tom Hardy's riveting, naturalistic performance. It could use the help of the right film festival rollout. Unfortunately, it already had the wrong one.
  • By Anne Thompson
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  • April 8, 2014 5:19 PM
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Tom Hardy and Ridley Scott Team Up for New Historical Thriller BBC Series

Tom Hardy is set to star in a new BBC series, "Taboo," with the prolific Ridley Scott as executive producer.
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • April 3, 2014 5:29 PM
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WATCH: Tom Hardy Has a Nail-Biting Drive Home in First Trailer for 'Locke'

Check out this first trailer for fest fave "Locke," starring Tom Hardy as a construction manager who, while on his drive home from work, receives a phone call that sends his life spiraling into crisis.
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • February 19, 2014 1:01 PM
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Casting Watch: Tom Hardy Takes on Elton John for Focus Features Biopic

Brit actor on-the-rise Tom Hardy ("The Dark Knight Rises") will channel Elton John in “Rocketman," a musical biopic for Rocket Pictures, with a planned fall 2014 shoot. And Focus Features's new chief Peter Schlessel, who picked up U.S. rights to the film for FilmDistrict in June, will release the movie through Focus.
  • By Anne Thompson
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  • October 23, 2013 4:25 PM
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Berlin Market: Charlize Theron Goes to 'Dark Places,' Plus Tom Hardy's 'Locke' and Participant's Spanish Language Films

News out of the Berlinale market includes "Dark Places" with Charlize Theron, Tom Hardy's "Locke" and Participant's agreement with Spanish production houses Canana, Fabula and Dynamo...
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • February 7, 2013 1:56 PM
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Tom Hardy and Noomi Rapace May Marry for 'Child 44'

Tom Hardy and Noomi Rapace are in negotiations for "Child 44," set up at Ridley Scott's Scott Free banner and to be directed by Daniel Espinosa. The script, penned by Richard Price from Tom Rob Smith's novel, is a thriller set in the 1950s centering on a member of the Soviet police...
  • By Sophia Savage
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  • January 31, 2013 4:20 PM
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Top Stars of 2012 According to IMDb: Tom Hardy, Jennifer Lawrence, Hemsworth Brothers & Rooney Mara

IMDb names the top ten stars of 2012, as well as the top emerging stars, as determined by total page views on the popular movie database. "The Dark Knight Rises" stars Tom Hardy (#1), Joseph Gordon-Levitt (#4) and Christian Bale (#5) scored high in the top ten, pushing Johnny Depp to his lowest-ranking ever...
  • By Sophia Savage
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  • December 18, 2012 3:15 PM
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Tom Hardy Gets An Action Franchise, Will Star in New Regency & Ubisoft's 'Splinter Cell' Adaptation [UPDATED]

New Regency has come on board to develop the "Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell" with Ubisoft. Tom Hardy is set to star.
  • By Sophia Savage
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  • December 6, 2012 2:35 PM
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