The Whitey Bulger biopic Black Mass got a fresh jolt of life last month when Scott Cooper entered talks to direct, and now it’s taking another big step forward as casting gets underway. In the lead role will be Johnny Depp, who previously signed on and then quit the project last year, while Tom Hardy is […]
Tom Hardy is in talks to play Whitey Bulger's confidante and FBI agent John Connolly in this true life drama from director Scott Cooper. [...]
Just last month we learned Crazy Heart and Out of the Furnace director Scott Cooper was in talks to take over Universal's gangster film Black Mass, the story of Boston crime kingpin Whitey Bulger. Previously, Johnny Depp and director Barry Levinson were going to bring the project to the big screen, but they both fell away from the project. Show More Summary
Depp will star as Bulger, and Tom Hardy is in early talks to play John Connolly, the childhood friend and FBI agent who helped Bulger escape justice.
Johnny Depp hasn't shied away from playing real-life criminals, like gangster John Dillinger in Public Enemies or cocaine kingpin George Jung in Blow. So we shouldn't be too surprised that Cross Creek Pictures and Exclusive Media have...Show More Summary
Whitey Bulger biopic 'Black Mass' is moving forward again, with a new director and Johnny Depp back in place as the lead. The post Johnny Depp Back Onboard for Gangster Biopic ‘Black Mass’; Tom Hardy in Talks appeared first on Screen Rant.
Johnny Depp has signed his deal to star in Black Mass, the Scott Cooper-directed drama about Boston crime kingpin-turned-fugitive Whitey Bulger, for Cross Creek Pictures and Exclusive Media, says Deadline. Tom Hardy is also in early talks to play FBI agent John J. Show More Summary
EXCLUSIVE: Johnny Depp has made his deal to star in Black Mass, the drama Scott Cooper will direct about the Boston crime kingpin-turned-fugitive Whitey Bulger, for Cross Creek Pictures and Exclusive Media. Now, they are in early talks...Show More Summary
With Tom Hardy poised to play Elton John in a biopic called Rocketman, the singer is already back in the big screen spotlight, but he's also looking to bring music to life on film in a story that doesn't focus on himself. THR has word...Show More Summary
Tom Hardy and Takashi Miike take a walk.
Takashi Miike and Tom Hardy‘s The Outsider seemed to be coming along at a decent clip. The yakuza flick was first announced last summer, then got a big boost in the fall when Worldview Entertainment signed on to finance and produce. Alas, now it’s suffered a nasty blow. Hardy has just departed the project, and […]
Despite hearing last fall that The Outsider starring Tom Hardy in the film directed by Takashi Miike (Ichi the Killer, 13 Assassins) was moving forward with Worldview Entertainment financing and producing the film, it appears the project has lost both talents. Show More Summary
The truth is, some projects are too awesome to live. That seems to be the case with The Outsider, a script from 2011’s Black List that had tongues wagging long before Michael Fassbender was attached to star for director Daniel Espinosa and producer Joel Silver. Show More Summary
Last June, it was reported that Ichi the Killer and Audition director Takashi Miike was planning on helming writer Andrew Baldwin's The Outsider with Tom Hardy ( The Dark Knight Rises, upcoming Mad Max: Fury Road ) in the lead role. Now, Twitch has learned that Hardy has backed out of the project and will no longer star. Show More Summary
Friday morning I spent 85 minutes with Tom Hardy as he drove a car while fielding phone calls over a Bluetooth connection. It’s not as glamorous as it sounds; it’s a movie at this year’s Sundance Film Festival. Locke, directed by Steven...Show More Summary
I jump-started my Sundance 2014 with eighty-five minutes in a car with Tom Hardy. A one-man tour de force, Locke is a devastating character-study that raises questions about morality and what it means to do the right thing. Tom Hardy delivers a powerful performance, displaying depth, complexity, and vulnerability. Taking place entirely during a night [...]
Tom Hardy and director Steven Knight somehow make a movie about a guy on his phone in a car emotional, dramatic and tense! Read the full article on AICN Ahoy, squirts! Quint here with a little writeup of another damn fine film from this year's Sundance lineup. Show More Summary
Amusing bit from a column from the Charlotte Observer’s Tom Sorensen, on Carolina Panther defensive end Greg Hardy, who had four sacks against the Atlanta Falcons yesterday: Somebody Hardy didn’t know asks him if he had ever dominated the way he did Sunday. “Man, I dominated breakfast when I woke up so I don’t know […]
When you miss out on getting the Dark Knight Rises Bane Vest, you’ll have my permission to cry… although it would be better to just go ahead and get the vest. You don’t want Tom Hardy to see you cry, do you? Stylized after the vest worn by Batman’s muscular nemesis in “The Dark Knight […]
After Gary Oldman faced Tom Hardy as Bane in The Dark Knight Rises, the two stupendous actors are together again, but even further in the past than their collaboration in Tinker, Tailor, Solider, Spy. Set during the time of Stalin, the...Show More Summary