A Hollywood legend has paid tribute to Lancashire's firefighting heroes who have been battling the blaze at Winter Hill. Tom Hardy, who has starred in blockbusters Dunkirk and the Dark Knight Rises, thanked the firefighters via his Instagram account and gave a special mention to Laura Herdman at Padiham Fire Station. The star said: "Show of support to firefighters all shout to Laura Herdman and all her team currently at Winter Hill, Part of Padiham Fire Station all Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service."Show of support to all stations from around the country mobilised to the moors in order to control it, and the military in support; its hot out never mind in full PPE."Thoughts with you. And Thank you for your service and hard work." Firefighter Laura Herdman said on Twitter that the message felt slightly surreal.She said: "Slightly surreal when Tom Hardy personally mentions your name in a message of support for myself, my crew at Padiham and colleagues from Lancshire and all other … [Read more...] about Actor Tom Hardy praises Lancashire’s firefighting heroes
TOM Hardy looked smitten with his wife Charlotte Riley at the Swimming With Men premiere in London last night, The tough guy actor showed his softer side as he cuddled up to his partner at the red carpet screening of her new film. Tom, 40, looked totally loved up as he wrapped his arms around Charlotte. The couple couldn't keep their eyes - or their hands - off each other as they posed for pictures outside the cinema. Tom and Charlotte were seen gazing into each other's eyes before going into the building together. The Hollywood star's wife was promoting her new movie, Swimming With Men - a new comedy starring Rob Brydon. The couple have been married for four years. In July 2014, Tom tied the knot with fellow actress Charlotte after five years of dating, having first met on the set of TV series Wuthering Heights. The couple has one child together, who was born in October 2015 and is a sibling to Tom's son Louis, from a previous relationship. Tom Hardy stars in new … [Read more...] about Tom Hardy looks loved up with wife Charlotte Riley at premiere for Swimming With Men
Hollywood star Tom Hardy has praised the hundreds of firefighters and soldiers who have been fighting the huge moorland fires near Bolton and Tameside. Two large swathes of moorland near Saddleworth Moor and on Winter Hill have been scorched by wildfires which have been raging over the past week. The fire in Tameside has been burning since Sunday June 24 and firefighters from across the country have been working around the clock to bring it under control. Around 100 troops from the Royal Regiment of Scotland have been involved in the operation. Crews have also been tackling another fire on Winter Hill - with 20 crews still on the moors on Wednesday. In pictures: The brave firefighters who are battling the Saddleworth Moor inferno at close quarters View gallery In an Instagram post the film star paid tribute to all crews from across the country who are fighting both fires. Tom posted: "Show of support to firefighters all shout to Laura Herdman and all her team currently @ Winter … [Read more...] about Tom Hardy praises firefighters and soldiers tackling huge moor fires
GREETINGS sun worshippers. Have you had enough of it yet? This summertime malarky. This shall-we-barbecue-for-the-10th-day-on-the-trot business? This so-that's-what-the-bottom-of-the-laundry-basket-looks-like carry on? This I-can't-believe-I've-actually-used-an-entire-bottle-of-sunscreen-at-home caper?No? Sleb Safari neither? It's been terribly busy enjoying the sun, indulging in all manner of fun summer related garden activities, as well as fence painting.Like many tasks, fence painting is fun to a point and that point is around 15 minutes in when the novelty factor wears off and you realise that painting and decorating is yet another item to remove from your list of ‘possible back-up jobs' because (a) no householder is going to agree to you working for 15 minutes a day and (b) you're rubbish at it anyway.Sleb Safari is a master fence painter. Said no-one ever. It starts off carefully, loading the brush with a sensible amount of paint and applying it with smooth, even brush … [Read more...] about Is Tom Hardy the next James Bond?
Pierce Brosnan has publicly backed Tom Hardy to take over from Daniel Craig as the next James Bond. The actor, who played the British spy between 1994 and 2005, says the British star would “put a bit of wiggle” into the legendary screen character. He told the Daily Mail: “Daniel Craig has been an incredible Bond. He’s very physical, he looks lethal. You genuinely believe this is someone who could kill a man. “He’s complained about doing the part because he’s put himself through a lot physically, but he will do the next movie, and then I think Tom Hardy could be a good Bond. I’d be happy to see him do it. You need an actor who can put a bit of wiggle into it, that’s what makes Bond.” And Pierce, who starred in four Bond movies from ‘GoldenEye’ to ‘Die Another Day’, added that he believed a female could take on the role. “Bond is Bond and you can’t change that,” he said. “I … [Read more...] about Former James Bond Pierce Brosnan Backs Tom Hardy And A Woman To Play 007