Pain and Gain: Actors who have bulked up for movie roles
Tom Hardy as Charles Bronson in Nicolas Winding Refn's 2008 film, Bronson. Hardy 's best performance and one of my favourite to watch its amazing how he totally transforms into a role was weirdly inspired by his acting in Bronson.
From EW, October 30 2015:Tom Hardy might wrestle you if you try to give him an Oscar- The mysterious British actor is unconventional in every way -Tom Hardy is best known for his portrayals of brooding, intense, even savage men: Max Rockatansky in Mad Max: Fury Road, Batman’s nemesis Bane in The Dark Knight Rises, a deranged English criminal in his audacious breakout in Bronson. So the presumption is that the man and his cinematic counterparts must share some dark blood.But in a hotel suite…
Should old acquaintance be forgot? Never! First post of 2013. Starting the year off with une belle photo préférée, finally acquired in HauteQ. :D Bronson screening at the National Film Theatre | 52nd London Film Fest | 19 October 2008 [Unless you are doing some radical edit magic, please do not just repost. That’s seriously silly when there’s a reblog button. :*]
Bronson, 2008, biographical, psychological, drama, Nicolas Winding Refn, Michael Gordon Peterson, Charles Bronson, Tom Hardy, Matt King, James Lance, Amanda Burton, Kelly Adams, Juliet Oldfield, Jonathan Phillips, Mark Powley, Hugh Ross, Joe Tucker, Gordon Brown
Bronson, this movie was very strange yet really good. A sort of dark comedy. Tom Hardy the actor who played the notorious Bronson actually communicated with Charlie Bronson in prison in order to prepare himself for the role, it just made me respect him even more as an actor.