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Lately, Tom Hardy has had his hands in a few different pies. He kicked the year off leading the FX series “Taboo,” he currently stars in Christopher Nolan‘s WWII effort “Dunkirk,” and has the title role in Sony‘s “Venom.” Continuing his efforts to keep his workload diversified, the actor is lining up a war drama. Continue reading Tom Hardy To Star In ‘My War Gone By, I Miss It So’ at The Playlist.

Musical biopics are notoriously difficult to make, usually because it involves getting tangled web of parties — the artist’s estate, music rights holders, and more — to all get on the same creative page. However, Elton John is clearing up any such potential dust-ups by producing his own biopic “Rocketman.” That said, locking down a leading man isn’t always easy, and the film has made a switcheroo. A few years back, Tom Hardy was the eye-brow raising choice to play Elton John, but he’s now been replaced by “Kingsman: The Secret Service” star Taron Egerton. Continue reading Taron Egerton Replacing Tom Hardy In Elton John Biopic ‘Rocketman’ at The Playlist.

There are often serious disadvantages to be labeled an Oscar bait picture. The perception of being a movie greenlit partially with the intent of earning Academy Award nominations (because let’s be frank, it’s always about making money first from a studio perspective) can be a heavy burden to bear. In many ways it’s something Christopher Nolan has dealt with ever since he burst on the scene in 2000 with “Memento” and earned a Best Original Screenplay nomination the next year. Continue reading ‘Dunkirk’ And Christopher Nolan Have Oscars In Their Sights at The Playlist.