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Tom Hardy on Portraying Elton John: 'I Can't Hold a Tune to Save My Life!'

Tom Hardy on Portraying Elton John: 'I Can't Hold a Tune to Save My Life!'

Tom Hardy waves to his awaiting fans as he steps out of his hotel on Tuesday morning (April 22) in New York City.

The 36-year-old actor is in town to premiere his film Locke later tonight – stay tuned to Just Jared for pics!

Tom recently opened up to the Wall Street Journal about having to sing as Elton John in the upcoming biopic, where he was cast as the famous singer.

“Yeah, I hope so,” Tom said when asked if he will be singing. “Otherwise I’ll have probably failed, right? But that’s terrifying me. I can’t hold a tune to save my life. God knows how I’m going to do that. But then I couldn’t cage fight before I’d gotten in with ‘Warrior.’ And I still can’t. I’m not supposed to be a cage fighter. I’m only playing one.”

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6 Comments

# 1

He was excellent in Warrior, but elton john?? Cant see it.

# 2

He’s walking on earth an some singer from some random band wins the sexiest man alive… i mean just look at him!

# 3

It’s so humbling and yet funny that he admits his limitations. He will undoubtedly shock us all.

# 4

He’s so good looking, so manly and so sexy … And first of all his an amazing actor. I can’t imagine him as Elton BUT I’M SURE he will be great :D He has never failed.
Btw, if Justin Timberlake played actor, then who can’t ;) nah, I’m just kidding.

# 5
mardi gras @ 04/22/2014 at 2:40 pm

It is called Lip syncing darling, call up JLo she’s a master.

# 6

he’s so handsome it hurts why isn’t he more famous and appraised..

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