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There are some franchises that can get away with recasting lead roles every now and then. Fans are used to seeing a new James Bond or a new Batman every movie cycle. Rarer, though, are the roles so perfectly tied to an actor that it seems like they can never really be recast. We’re talking about true legacy roles, like Robert Englund’s Freddy… Continue reading Hugh Jackman Thinks Tom Hardy Should be the Next Wolverine

From Robocop to… supervillain?

According to several sources, including Latino Review and The Wrap, Robocop star Joel Kinnaman is in talks to replace Tom Hardy in DC’s upcoming supervillain-stacked Suicide Squad. If negotiations with the actor are successful, Kinnaman will play Rick Flagg, the reluctant leader of the group comprised of nefarious supervillains assembled to take on secret suicide missions for the United States government.

The film, which is… Continue reading 'Robocop' Star Joel Kinnaman Touted to Replace Tom Hardy in DC's 'Suicide Squad'

Last month Warner Bros. and DC Comics’ Suicide Squad sent many fan’s tongues wagging with the announcement that its villains-turned-heroes cast would be Jared Leto as the Joker, Margot Robbie as Harley Quinn, Jai Courtney as Boomerang, Cara Delevinge as Enchantress, Will Smith as Deadshot, and Tom Hardy as Rick Flagg. Unfortunately now we have to cross that last name off the list.

According… Continue reading Tom Hardy Drops Out of 'Suicide Squad,' but Jake Gyllenhaal May Take His Place

mad max reboot ew cover“Mad Max” is ready to ride again.

The first images are out for “Mad Max: Fury Road,” the long-awaited quasi-reboot of the ’80s dystopian series written and directed by George Miller. Entertainment Weekly put stars Tom Hardy and Charlize Theron — looking grim and grimy — on their cover.

Hardy takes over for Mel Gibson as Max Rockatansky, while… Continue reading First Look: Tom Hardy and Charlize Theron in 'Mad Max: Fury Road' (PHOTO)

tom hardy elton john biopicTim P. Whitby/Getty Images for BFI

Prepare for a sequin-suited Tom Hardy. The “Dark Knight Rises” star is set to play Elton John… Continue reading Tom Hardy Will Play Elton John in the Biopic 'Rocketman'