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Exclusive New Poster For Tom Hardy's Legend

1 hour ago | EmpireOnline | See recent EmpireOnline news »

Why play one role when you can play two? In the next demonstration of Tom Hardy’s formidable acting prowess, the Londoner plays not one but two Kray brothers in Legend. The film's stylish new poster, making its world premiere here, eschews its stars handsome visage (in either of his guises) and plumps instead for a smartly illustrative approach. Click on it for a closer look.For a time in the ‘50s and ‘60s, Ronnie and Reggie Kray ruled East London with fists, pistols and pure, simple intimidation. Their gang, the unimaginatively-named but viciously effective The Firm, took control of the shadowy underworld and carried out armed robberies, arson, racketeering, assaults and murder.La Confidential’s Brian Helgeland is piloting us through this crime arena. Legend dips into the dark underbelly of the swinging ‘60s, when sharp-suited gangsters warred for turf and control, and innocent people were caught in the middle of the conflict, »

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‘Legend’s New U.S. Trailer: Tom Hardy As The Krays In Brian Helgeland’s Gangster Tale

27 June 2015 11:26 AM, PDT | Deadline | See recent Deadline news »

“Your brother is a violent, paranoid schizophrenic,” is how one character describes Ronnie Kray to his identical twin Reggie. “What I’m trying to tell you is that he’s off his rocker.” Tom Hardy plays both sides of this volatile coin in Legend, writer-director Brian Helgeland’s movie about the legendary two-man mob that dominated and fascinated London in the 1950s and ’60s. Universal has posted the first official U.S. trailer for the movie, which also stars Emily… »

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Tom Hardy Plays Gangster Twins Reggie and Ronnie Kray in Legend

26 June 2015 5:17 PM, PDT | ShockYa | See recent ShockYa news »

Legend – In Theaters October 2, 2015 Tom Hardy is set to thrill audiences with a case of double trouble in “Legend.” In the period crime drama, Hardy plays twins Reggie and Ronnie Kray, two of London’s most legendary criminals. “From Academy Award® winner Brian Helgeland (L.A. Confidential, Mystic River) comes the true story of the rise and fall of London’s most notorious gangsters, Reggie and Ron Kray, both portrayed by Tom Hardy in an amazing double performance. Legend is a classic crime thriller taking us into the secret history of the 1960s and the extraordinary events that secured the infamy of the Kray twins.” If just hearing that Hardy  [ Read More ]

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Get double the Tom Hardy as Kray twins in trailer for '60s gangster epic Legend

26 June 2015 12:10 PM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

There's double the Tom Hardy in the ferocious new trailer for real-life gangster thriller Legend.

Writer-director Brian Helgeland's new movie travels back to the swinging '60s when London's underworld was ruled by the volatile Kray twins (both played by Hardy).

When American organised crime interests decide to turn London into "the Las Vegas of Europe", they turn to Ronald and Reginald Kray to take control of local gangs.

Their plan works out a little too well and the brothers become public enemies because of their viciousness.

From Depp to Hardy: 9 actors playing notorious real-life gangsters

Taking on the twins is Christopher Eccleston as police superintendent Nipper Read, while Emily Browning plays Reggie's level-headed young wife.

Writer-director Brian Helgeland is best known for the Academy Award-winning screenplay for Us crime epic La Confidential, as well as for helming Jackie Robinson biopic 42.

Legend opens on September 11 in the UK and October 2 in the Us. »

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Legend (2015) Movie Trailer 2: Two Tom Hardys Take Over London

26 June 2015 9:19 AM, PDT | Film-Book | See recent Film-Book news »

Legend U.S. Trailer Has Been Released. Brian Helgeland‘s Legend (2015) movie trailer stars Tom Hardy, Emily Browning, Taron Egerton, and Chazz PalminteriLegend‘s plot synopsis: “Identical twin gangsters Ronald and Reginald Kray terrorize London during the 1950s and 1960s.” We’ve reported on Helgeland’s Legend a few months ago, when all we had was a U.K. teaser trailer (which you can revisit here). […] »

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'Legend' Trailer Pours Double Shot of Tom Hardy as Gangster Twins

26 June 2015 6:50 AM, PDT | Moviefone | See recent Moviefone news »

If you've ever wanted to see Tom Hardy kick his own arse, "Legend" is the movie for you.

This British crime drama from Brian Helgeland (who wrote "L.A. Confidential") follows the Kray twins, who ruled the London underworld in the 1960s. As the new trailer explains, courtesy of Emily Browning, "Reggie was the gangster prince of the East End," and "Ron Kray was a one-man mob." Reggie and Ronnie are both played by Tom Hardy, and "Legend" shows how they became legends, but also clashed with their different styles. You can watch them throw punches at each other (that must've been fun to shoot) right here:

"Legend" also stars David Thewlis, Christopher Eccleston, Chazz Palminteri, Tara Fitzgerald, and Taron Egerton and it's scheduled for an October 2 release.

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New Trailer for Tom Hardy's Legend Thriller

26 June 2015 5:34 AM, PDT | WorstPreviews.com | See recent Worst Previews news »

Working Title Films just unveiled a new trailer for its upcoming "Legend" thriller, which has Tom Hardy (The Dark Knight Rises) as identical twin gangsters who controlled much of London's organized crime in the 1960s. Check it out below. The new movie is written and directed by Brian Helgeland (42) and co-stars Emily Browning, Christopher Eccleston, Taron Egerton, Tara Fitzgerald, Chazz Palminteri and David Thewlis. "Legend" is set to hit select theaters on October 2nd. Trailer: »

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Watch Tom Hardy Beat Himself Up as Both Kray Brothers in ‘Legend’ Trailer

25 June 2015 6:19 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

The only thing better than having Tom Hardy in your film is having two Tom Hardys in your film — or at least that seems to be the strategy that writer-director Brian Helgeland is employing for his new gangster movie “Legend,” which tells the story of notorious London mobsters Reggie and Ronnie Kray.

Hardy plays both Kray brothers in the period drama, and the first trailer showcases the “Mad Max” star’s dual performances, culminating in a brawl between the identical twins.

Reggie Kray is described as “the gangster prince of the East End,” and looks like the brains of the operation, while brother Ronnie is the brawn — otherwise known as “a violent, paranoid schizophrenic” with a taste for other men.

The film also stars Emily Browning, Taron Egerton, Colin Morgan, David Thewlis and Christopher Eccleston. Universal will release the thriller in the U.S., and Studiocanal will distribute in the U. »

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Legend: Watch Tom Hardy, And Tom Hardy, Rule 60s London In New Trailer

25 June 2015 6:00 PM, PDT | Twitch | See recent Twitch news »

Is there anything better than watching Tom Hardy on screen? Well it turns out there is. Two Tom Hardy's is especially nice as the new trailer for Brian Helgeland's Legend. Hardy plays the dual role of the Kray brothers, Reggie and Ronnie, who ruled the gangster world of London in the 1960s. Studio Canal UK also released a new poster today and tweeted it for everyone. [https://twitter.com/studiocanaluk/status/614121823735779329]Of special note, the UK release date has been bumped up to September 9th. It will begin the usual limited run in the States on October 2nd....

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Watch Tom Hardy punch himself in the face in trailer for Legend

25 June 2015 1:52 PM, PDT | Cineplex | See recent Cineplex news »

Tom Hardy (Mad Max: Fury RoadThe Dark Knight Rises) pulls double duty as twin British gangsters Reggie and Ronnie Kray in this October’s LegendGod Help the Girl’s Emily Browning, the love interest of the non-bespectacled brother, helpfully explains in the new trailer that the “gangster prince” and “one-man mob” terrorized London in the 1960s, grabbing the attention of the American mob, the London underground, and enough police officers to populate P.E.I.

 

While we’re – of course – incredibly excited to see Tom Hardy play both partners-in-crime, the supporting cast of Legend is a who’s who of some of our favourite underappreciated British actors. Harry Potter’s David Thewlis, who should be in everything, “Doctor Who”’s Christopher Eccleston, and Taron Egerton (Kingsman: The Secret Service) also co-star.

Legend is directed by Brian Helgeland (L.A. Confidential, 42) and hits select theatres on October 2.

Watch the trailer for Legend, »

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Tom Hardy Stars In Legend Trailer And Poster

25 June 2015 11:47 AM, PDT | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

From Academy Award winner Brian Helgeland (L.A. Confidential, Mystic River) comes the true story of the rise and fall of London’s most notorious gangsters, Reggie and Ron Kray, both portrayed by Tom Hardy in an amazing double performance.

Legend is a classic crime thriller taking us into the secret history of the 1960s and the extraordinary events that secured the infamy of the Kray twins.

Written and directed by Helgeland, the Studiocanal, Working Title and Cross Creek film co-stars Emily Browning, David Thewlis, Christopher Eccleston, Chazz Palminteri, Tara Fitzgerald and Taron Egerton.

Universal will release the thriller in the U.S. on October 3.

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Feast Your Eyes On New Images From Legend

25 June 2015 11:35 AM, PDT | www.themoviebit.com | See recent TheMovieBit news »

The latest trailer from Brian Helgeland’s true life crime thriller Legend came our way earlier today, and it was quite fantastic! We also have some new images from the real life crime thriller, featuring another look at Tom Hardy’s nuanced and transformative performances as the legendary Kray twins, Ronnie and Reggie (the way he becomes the becomes Ronnie by putting on glasses and carrying himself differently is amazing) , as other cast members Taron Egerton and Emily Browing. Released: 11th September (Irl/U.K.)/ October 2nd (U.S.) Synopsis: From Academy Award® winner Brian Helgeland (L.A. Confidential, Mystic River) comes the true story of the rise and fall of London’s most notorious gangsters, Reggie and Ron Kray, both portrayed by Tom Hardy in an amazing double performance. Legend is a classic crime thriller taking us into the secret history of the 1960s and the extraordinary events that »

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Double Dose of Tom Hardy in Trailer for Brian Helgeland's 'Legend'

25 June 2015 11:28 AM, PDT | firstshowing.net | See recent FirstShowing.net news »

"London in the 1960s – every one had a story about the Krays. They were twins." StudioCanal UK and Universal has debuted the first trailer for Legend, a story about two twin brother gangsters from London, played by Tom Hardy. Both of 'em! Hardy plays both Ronald Kray and Reginald Kray in a slightly comedic crime story set in London. This seems like stiff competition for Black Mass, another crime saga involving a talented actor playing a legendary mobster. Also in the cast: Emily Browning, David Thewlis, Chazz Palminteri, Tara Fitzgerald, Christopher Eccleston and Taron Egerton. Maybe it's just because I'm partial to Tom Hardy, who almost always kick ass, but this looks like a bloody good time! Can't wait to see it. Here's the first official trailer for Brian Helgeland's Legend, originally from Yahoo: From Academy Award winner Brian Helgeland (L.A. Confidential, Mystic River) comes the true story »

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New poster and trailer for Legend starring Tom Hardy as Ronnie and Reggie Kray

25 June 2015 10:45 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Yahoo! Movies has debuted a new poster and trailer for Legend, the upcoming crime thriller from director Brian Helgeland, which stars Tom Hardy in the dual role of infamous London gangsters Ronnie and Reggie Kray; check them out here…

From Academy Award® winner Brian Helgeland (L.A. Confidential, Mystic River) comes the true story of the rise and fall of London’s most notorious gangsters, Reggie and Ron Kray, both portrayed by Tom Hardy in an incredible performance. Legend is a classic crime thriller taking us into the secret history of the 1960s and the extraordinary events that secured the infamy of the Kray Twins.

Legend is set for release on September 11th in the UK and October 2nd in the States, with a cast that also includes Emily Browning (Sucker Punch), David Thewlis (The Theory of Everything), Christopher Eccleston (Thor: The Dark World) and Taron Egerton (Kingsman: The Secret Service »

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New Legend Trailer Promises Two Incredible Performances From Tom Hardy

25 June 2015 10:35 AM, PDT | www.themoviebit.com | See recent TheMovieBit news »

It’s nothing new for an actor to play dual roles, but for Legend, Tom Hardy is putting in two vastly different performance as the notorious Kray twins, Ronnie and Reggie, who ruled the London crime scene in the 60’s. From the below trailer, you can see the nuances he imbues each character with are absolutely incredible, and the film promises two very powerful performance from the leading man. On top of all that, it looks like director Brain Helgeland is going to deliver a solid and exciting crime thriller. Released: 11th September (Irl/U.K.)/ October 2nd (U.S.) Synopsis: From Academy Award® winner Brian Helgeland (L.A. Confidential, Mystic River) comes the true story of the rise and fall of London’s most notorious gangsters, Reggie and Ron Kray, both portrayed by Tom Hardy in an amazing double performance. Legend is a classic crime thriller taking us into »

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Watch Tom Hardy Become Legend In New Trailer For Brian Helgeland’s Dual Drama

25 June 2015 10:12 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

George Miller’s Mad Max: Fury Road threw up an intriguing curveball last month when it essentially relegated Tom Hardy’s protagonist to be a sidekick in his own movie, shifting the focus instead to Charlize Theron’s no-nonsense Imperator Furiosa. For Hardy’s next outing, though, the esteemed British actor is poised to steal the show by playing both Ron and Reggie Kray for Brian Helgeland’s upcoming crime drama, Legend.

Following the first teaser released a few months back, Universal Pictures has lifted the curtain on the domestic trailer for the film, showcasing some of the offbeat comedy and the ways in which Hardy experiments with the dual protagonist set-up. Heck, there are times when the two brothers even square up to one another – sibling rivalry and all that – and Helgeland touched upon the filming process behind these scenes in a recent interview with Yahoo! Movies.

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Legend Trailer: Tom Hardy Plays Gangster Twins in London Crime Thriller

25 June 2015 9:49 AM, PDT | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

Universal Pictures has released a new Legend trailer along with a new poster and images. Tom Hardy plays the dual roles of real-life twins Ronnie and Reggie Kray, who became major players in the 1960s London crime scene. Hardy is one of the best actors working today, and he continues to challenge himself with interesting roles. Locke stuck him inside of a car for the entire movie; Mad Max: Fury Road gave him only a handful of lines; and now he’s going to have to dual roles. Obviously, he’s not the first actor to do this, but it looks like he’s going to give vastly different performances in Legend that still have nuances for each character. On top of that, it looks like an interesting story, so hopefully this all comes together into an exciting crime thriller. Check out the Legend trailer below along with the poster and images. »

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New Trailer, Pictures & Poster for 'Legend' Starring Tom Hardy as Gangster Twins

25 June 2015 9:38 AM, PDT | Rope of Silicon | See recent Rope Of Silicon news »

One of my most anticipated movies left to hit theaters this year is Legend starring Tom Hardy (Mad Max: Fury Road) in the true story of the rise and fall of London's most notorious gangsters, Reggie and Ron Kray, with Hardy playing both characters. Written and directed by Brian Helgeland (L.A. Confidential) the pic is described as a classic crime thriller taking us into the secret history of the 1960s and the extraordinary events that secured the infamy of the Kray twins. Today new pictures, a new poster and brand new trailer have arrived for the movie, which also stars Emily Browning, David Thewlis, Christopher Eccleston and Kingsman: The Secret Service co-star Taron Egerton. Legend releases in theaters on Oct. 2, check out the goodies below. »

- Brad Brevet

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Watch: Tom Hardy Does Double Duty In Trailer For Gangster Drama 'Legend'

25 June 2015 9:21 AM, PDT | The Playlist | See recent The Playlist news »

2015 has been a year of opposites for Tom Hardy. He starred in the critically slammed box office bomb "Child 44," and in the universally adored smash hit "Mad Max: Fury Road." But if anything, Hardy is a man who likes to push his limits and he pulls double duty in the upcoming gangster drama "Legend." Read More: Tom Hardy Says He's Attached To 3 More 'Mad Max' Films The actor plays twin British gangsters Reggie and Ronnie Kray who terrorized London in the 1950s and 1960s, and “L.A. Confidential” writer and “42” directed Brian Helgeland shared with Yahoo his experience working with Hardy on the movie. "He went, from hour to hour, he would be one or the other. There were exceptions, but he was usually Reggie during the first part of the day because it was the bigger part. Then many days Ron didn’t work at all," he explained. »

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Full Trailer: Tom Hardy Is "Legend"

25 June 2015 8:31 AM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

Following on from the music-backed teaser trailer the other month, the new full trailer has arrived for Brian Helgeland's gangster drama "Legend". Quite different in tone, the new trailer plays up a film which seems much more comedic than the earlier trailer let on which may or may not appeal to all.

The story deals with the twin British gangsters Reggie and Ronnie Kray, both played by Tom Hardy, who ruled London's underworld in the 1950s and 1960s. Specifically though, the trailer plays up Ronnie's psychological problems for laughs (he was a violently tempered paranoid schizophrenic) along with the brotherly bond of the duo.

Emily Browning, Taron Egerton, Christopher Eccleston, Paul Anderson, David Thewlis, Chazz Palmenteri and Colin Morgan also star in the film which opens States-side on October 2nd.

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