Tom Hardy is one of the fastest rising stars in Hollywood. He gave great performances and Inception and Warrior and even managed to be good in This Means War. This summer he will be tormenting Batman as Bane in Christopher Nolan’s The Dark Knight Rises.
TDKR will mark the second of the three films (the first was Tinker, Taylor, Soldier, Spy and the third is Lawless) in which Hardy gets to act with Gary Oldman. Needless to say Hardy was a bit enamored of Oldman.
While at Cannes Total Film had a chance to ask Hardy what it was like working with one of his heroes.
Slight SPOILERS below!
Hardy on Oldman:
“I spent my entire experience with Gary [on Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy] staring at him and not returning any lines because I think he’s God. The second time [on The Dark Knight Rises] I was playing God, so I ignored him. Kicked him a bit, that kind of thing. Gary Oldman is one of my heroes, I did nothing but glean from him.”
I guess we can take that as confirmation that Bane and Gordon share some screen time in TDKR and Gordan gets his butt kicked? It certainly seems so to me.
The Dark Knight Rises hits theatres July 20th.
SOURCE: Total Film