Tom Hardy on Playing Bane

Earlier today Tom Hardy (Bronson, Inception) appeared on the British talk show "Alan Carr: Chatty Man" and spoke briefly about his upcoming appearance as Bane in The Dark Knight Rises. The video is now available online, thanks to Batman-News.com and is viewable below.

In addition to joking that Bane’s look will depart significantly from the way the character appeared in 1997′s Batman & Robin, Hardy also revealed that he plans to spent the next three months putting on muscle weight, shooting for a goal of about 200 pounds before he starts production in May.