Tom Hardy and his Shaved Head on the Dark Knight Rises Set


According to this blog (via CBM), this is your first look at a clean-shaven and bald Tom Hardy on the set of Christopher Nolan’s “The Dark Knight Rises”. I have no idea who the guy standing next to Hardy is, but either he’s huge or Hardy is smaller than I thought.

Hardy is playing Bane in “The Dark Knight Rises”, which sees Christian Bale slip the cape and cowl back on for, possibly, his last hurrah. It’s definitely the last Batman movie for Nolan, from all indications.

More recent Batman stuff: First look at “Batman: Year One”, and Marion Cotillard and Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s role in “TDKR” revealed.

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  • Lexavi80


    I saw that movie YEARS ago and just this moment I found out Hardy was that guy!!. I used to respect Hardy, but now I think I worship him. NOt because I´m a Trekker (far from being one) or something but because… I don´t know. That character seemed older than I thought. He was a KID back then!!!!.

    I´m stunned!

  • Wildbullagow

    I think you should keep in mind that filming is early yet and for important scenes Hardy may have 3 or 4 months till shooting to bulk up even more, and that could give him another 10 pounds. Doesn’t sound like much, but look at a 16oz steak. Now multiply it by ten. If he doesn’t have time there is always reshoots and/or cgi.

  • Jfloyo112000

    Did anyone else notice the size difference of Christian Bale from Batman Begins to DKR? He looked less intimidating and noticebly skinnier. I hope he gets back up to his size in Batman Begins for The Dark Knight Rises because it will add to the realism of fighting Bane.