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Tom Hardy Terrified Krays' Friend With Likeness To Gangsters

Freddie Foreman, an associate of the Krays who was sentenced to 10 years in prison for his part in disposing of a dead body, was apparently terrified when he saw who he thought...

Legend Gives Tom Hardy A Double Challenge

The Kray twins are part of London lore, iconic gangsters who ran the city in the swinging 1960s. They've been portrayed on-screen before (by the Kemp brothers in the 1990 drama The Krays), and Oscar-winning...

Brian Helgeland Explains Duffy's Casting In Legend

Duffy was cast in 'Legend' on the back of her hit single 'Mercy'.The 31-year-old Welsh star appears as Reggie Kray's favourite singer, Timi Yuro, in the new movie because of their striking similarities and director...

Tom Hardy: Playing Two Characters Is A Bad Idea

Tom Hardy thinks it's a ''bad idea'' to get one actor to play two roles.The 37-year-old star plays twin gangsters Ronald and Reginald Kray - who terrorised London during the 1950s and 1960s - in...

Tom Hardy To Play Both Kray Twins In Biopic

Tom Hardy will play both Kray twins in the forthcoming big screen biopic 'Legend'. The 'Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy' actor is in talks to play famed criminals Reggie and Ronnie Kray - who were known...

Does Tom Hardy Have What It Takes To Play The Krays?

English actor Tom Hardy is in talks to play both Ronnie and Reggie Kray in Brian Helgeland’s new film about the lives of the notorious twins. Legend will look at the relationship between the brothers,...

Tom Hardy In Talks To Play Not One, But Two Kray Twins In 'Legend'

Tom Hardy is apparently in talks to play both of the legendary Kray Twins in an upcoming thriller, ‘Legend’, written and directed by the Oscar-winning L.A Confidential scribe, Brian Helgeland, Screen Daily have revealed. The...

42 - Jackie Robinson's Story Is Finally Told [Trailer & Pictures]

Chadwick Boseman as Jackie Robinson in Brian Helgeland's 42Starring Harrison Ford as Branch Rickey and Chadwick Boseman as Jackie Robinson, 42 tells the story of two men’s brave stand against prejudice, which forever changed the...

Movie Reviews: 42

Older viewers often complain that they don't make movies like they used to. But judging from the reviews of 42, a biography of Jackie Robinson, who broke the color barrier in baseball, this is a...

Chadwick Boseman Suffered Bone Bruises And Blisters To Play Robinson

Hollywood newcomer Chadwick Boseman suffered for his art while portraying baseball great Jackie Robinson in new movie 42 because director Brian Helgeland insisted in using the gear the sportsman would have used in his heyday.The...

Judges Can't Decide Scripter Award

LATEST: MYSTIC RIVER and SEABISCUIT have been declared equal winners at the SCRIPTER AWARDS after a rematch. The two films tied for the Best Movie Adaptation of a book honour earlier this month (JAN04)...

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