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We Asked a Biologist What Would Happen If You Vaped Venom’s Alien Goo

Venom – Sony’s recently released tale of the world’s worst journalist and his head-chomping pet alien parasite – poses a number of interesting questions, such as “Is this movie bad or perfect dumb fun?” “Where do the heads go when Venom eats them?” and “What kind of accent, exactly, is Tom Hardy trying to do here?” Leaving the cinema on Saturday, however, one thought in particular stuck with me: “What would happen if you crammed Venom in an e-cigarette and vaped it?” Read More >>

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Venom’s Excellent Post-Credits Scenes Are Reason Enough to See the Movie

Since Venom takes place in a universe where Spider-Man doesn’t really exist, the idea that the movie’s meant to be the beginning of a symbiote-centric franchise is a little odd – Venom doesn’t exactly have the largest rogues gallery to incorporate into subsequent sequels. Read More >>

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Venom Director Ruben Fleischer on Reimagining the Lethal Protector Without Spider-Man’s Help

Sony’s Spider-Man-free Venom solo movie is finally upon us, and as wild as it might sound to comic book purists, the film totally works without the titular antihero’s nemesis. We recently spoke with director Ruben Fleischer about his personal connection to the source material, and why deviating from Venom’s canon actually gave him the freedom to explore the character in interesting new ways. Read More >>

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In the New Venom Trailer, Eddie Brock Meets the Beast Within 

Who could’ve guessed it, said beast is not that bad once you get to know it as it lives inside your body. And once you get past, you know, all the wanton murder it does. Read More >>

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The Venom Film Has Chosen Its Star/Symbiote Host: Tom Hardy

Variety is reporting that Tom Hardy, who played Bane in Christopher Nolan’s The Dark Knight Rises, will next play another iconic comic book villain, Venom. The frequent Spider-Man villain is getting his own film next year, which will be directed by Ruben Fleischer, who made Zombieland. Read More >>

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Unlucky Moped Thief Gets Nabbed By Tom Hardy

A moped thief who ran a red light on the stolen vehicle before crashing into someone's Mercedes presumably got the shock of his life when Tom actual Hardy pelted after him, scaling garden walls and a building site before catching the scoundrel and handing him to police. Read More >>

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Does Tom Hardy Have a Secret Role in Star Wars: Episode VIII?

J.J. Abrams had a lot of fun filming Star Wars: The Force Awakens, putting friends and famous people all over the film in cameos. Some we noticed, others we didn’t, but it now sounds like director Rian Johnson may be continuing that tradition on Star Wars Episode VIII. Read More >>

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Watch Tom Hardy Beat Up Tom Hardy in New ‘Legend’ Kray Twins Trailer

Mad Max himself is about to portray another couple of lunatics on the cinema screen, with Tom Hardy doubling-up to play both halves of the Kray twins in the biopic Legend, a film that covers their rise to the top of London's crime scene during the 1950s and 1960s. Read More >>

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Mad Max 2’s Stuntman Was So Hardcore He Carried on Filming With Broken Vertebra

With the release of Mad Max: Fury Road approaching like a 'fuel-injected suicide machine', it's worth remembering that this series of post-apocalyptic films contains some of the most eye-watering vehicle stunts ever put on film. Read More >>

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Here’s Tom Hardy as Both Reggie and Ronnie Kray in Legend

Tom "Bane from Batman" Hardy is set to take the leading role in gangster biopic Legend. Sorry, the *two* leading roles, as he'll be playing both of the notorious Kray twins, Reggie and Ronnie. Here's hoping he speaks a bit more clearly in this, or we'll have twice the need for a translator. Read More >>