Tom Hardy is a chap plenty find easy on the eye. But have you noticed he often covers his face when on the silver screen…?


Venom (2018) Dir. Ruben Fleischer

The terrifying Venom transformation in Marvel’s twisted Spider-Man spin-off.

Inception (2010) Dir. Christopher Nolan

Prepared for snow as Eames in Inception

Also, he transforms into Browning during the first level…

The Revenant (2015) Dir. Alejandro G. Iñárritu

It’s mostly beards in The Revenant

The Dark Knight Rises (2012) Dir. Christopher Nolan

Bane. That’s it. That’s the Tweet.


He plays a stormtrooper in a deleted scene from The Last Jedi (2017) Dir. Rian Johnson

The full scene can be watched here:

Another lesser known cameo in this generation of Skywalker Saga films was not cut – James Bond aka Daniel Craig donning a Stormtrooper suit in The Force Awakens.


Lawless (2012) Dir. John Hillcoat

Pulling that hat down low in Lawless

Bronson (2008) Dir. Nicolas Winding Refn

Unrecognisable in Bronson.

Mad Max: Fury Road (2015) Dir. George Miller

As a result of being chained to the front of that speeding car…

Star Trek: Nemesis (2002) Dir. Stuart Baird

He spends a lot of screen time in the shadows during Star Trek: Nemesis


Dunkirk (2017) Dir. Christopher Nolan

And in Dunkirk – there’s been a suggestion that by this point Christopher Nolan was making a concerted effort to keep up the trend.

Legend (2015) Dir. Brian Helgeland

Maybe this is the best lesson about his approach to cinema. He is unconventional when it comes to showing his face, playing identical twins in this mob movie but proving his acting chops to help us distinguish between the 2 contrasting personalities.