Actor Tom Hardy told Esquire that he based his "Venom" performance on writer and director Woody Allen, UFC fighter Conor McGregor, and rapper Redman.
Hardy said he didn't tell the studio, Sony, about his inspirations: "You don’t say s--- like that to the studio."
He said he was inspired by Allen's "tortured neurosis and all the humor that can come from that."
Tom Hardy found unusual inspiration in three completely different people for his performance in "Venom," which hits...
Topher Grace, Hollywood’s original Venom, has seen the trailers for the new take on Venom, starring Tom Hardy, and has officially extended his blessing. And he wants to emphasize, he “truly means” it.
“To me — I truly mean this — I think Tom is the guy to play that role,” Grace, who played Eddie Brock in Sam Raimi’s Spider-Man 3, told Inverse when asked about Hardy’s film. “I’m thrilled to watch it as a fan. I really mean that. I think he’s just the best dude.”
Noting Hardy’s take on Bane in...
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The superhero world is filled with iconic duos — Batman and Robin, Cap and Bucky, Rocket and Groot — but rarely are a pair as close as Eddie Brock and Venom. And when we say close, we mean literally: Eddie (Tom Hardy) is a scandal-plagued journalist, and Venom is the...