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From an article in Belgian newspaper De Morgen (no online source as of now). They visited the set of The Drop last year and had a few words with Tom. Translated with the help of google!

"I’m still not convinced," he smiles when considering the question of what convinced him to take part in this project. "We’re still working."

And then follow the usual answers: “Great script, great cast, great director.”

No, seriously, what do you think of Michael?

Tom Hardy: “We’ll see I don’t know, because it’s only been two weeks and the studio has not fired him yet (laugh). Michael is definitely an artist and that’s great, he is intelligent and smart. And as a man, he is pleasant to work with. I love his company. I thought Bullhead was a brilliant film. I’ve only watched it here, when we had already started. It’s a striking and innovative piece of work. It’s a hard film, but I could see that Michael is a very talented filmmaker. And what Matthias does,it’s amazing. It’s a film that has touched me., I had that same feeling, for example, with Un Prophète by Jacques Audiard.”

Will you tell us more about the collaboration with Schoenaerts? “He makes me laugh. Matthias is talented, handsome, intelligent, successful. But in addition, he is also very human, kind and generous with his talent. And that is a combination that you rarely find in this profession. Yes he is quite exceptional. Well done, Belgium! “

tomhardydotorg:

"R and R pre Rev then off grid for 7 months"

Poster’s note:Thank you #TomHardy for sharing so much of yourself and your work .Your generosity and kindness is boundless and absolutely appreciated by all of us here at Dotorg. Safe travels,take care and “see” you in seven months

tomhardydotorg:

"R and R pre Rev then off grid for 7 months"

Poster’s note:Thank you #TomHardy for sharing so much of yourself and your work .Your generosity and kindness is boundless and absolutely appreciated by all of us here at Dotorg. Safe travels,take care and “see” you in seven months

Same stills from The Drop - but now in close-ups. Just because they are precious. :)

(Source: complex.com)

Two lovely photos from The Drop - featuring Tom Hardy and puppy and James Gandolfini.

Is he giving that darling little puppy a bath? Aww. :D

(Source: complex.com)

A behind the scenes featurette for The Drop! With interviews and clips from the film. :)

tomhardydotorg:

"Smashed it"

tomhardydotorg:

"Didier is a bstard"

Silly boys! Heh.

tomhardysswag:

Tom Hardy’s ALS ice bucket challenge!!

I love how he just sits there, despite all that ice! I bet it was a warm day… *g* He’s such a tough guy.

Tom and Paul Anderson on the set of Legend - I love how well these two obviously get on. 

The presentation of The Drop from Toronto film festival’s site:

Tom Hardy delivers his most accomplished performance to date in the English-language debut from acclaimed Belgian director Michaël R. Roskam (Bullhead). Hardy is Bob Saginowski, a Brooklyn bartender who’s as big-hearted as he is streetwise. The bar is Cousin Marv’s, a neighbourhood watering hole that doubles as a drop bar — a place for its owners, some local Chechen gangsters, to launder money.

Bob and Marv walk a thin line between regular life and the underworld — especially Marv (James Gandolfini), a former crime boss now in the pocket of a new and much crueller operation. When the drop is stolen in a holdup, they must weigh the threat of the Chechens against that of a sharp and curious cop (John Ortiz). Bob’s life is further complicated by a chance meeting with a local woman, Nadia (Noomi Rapace), and it isn’t long before his own past returns to haunt him.

Using grey, misty hues and a foreboding atmosphere, Roskam sets a nuanced character study in a world of moral ambiguity. Hardy comprises its centre in a typically heavyweight — if deceptively slow-building — turn, surrounded by a splendid international cast including Rapace (The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo), Belgian (and soon-to-be Hollywood) star Matthias Schoenaerts (Bullhead, Rust and Bone), and Gandolfini in his riveting final performance. Roskam lends a distinctly European sensibility to The Drop’s very American milieu, allowing the film to move naturally toward a gripping conclusion that will leave hearts racing and minds wondering: just which of these animals truly needs rescuing?

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