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First Trailer For Tom Hardy's Locke Slams In
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17 February 2014  |  Written by Phil de Semlyen  |  Source: Lionsgate

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Today is officially Unofficial International Tom Hardy Day. Not content with glowering in that handsome way of his at the BAFTAs last night, and signing up for a run at Peaky Blinders' post-Great War gangsterdom the day before, here he is again as the star turn in this new Locke trailer. Tomorrow he'll probably discover a new species of monkey, the big show-off.



Hardy's Ivan Locke is driving to London to be present at the birth of his child. Just a few complications: his wife (Ruth Wilson) is not the woman giving birth. His teenage sons (Tom Holland and Bill Milner) are at home, disappointed that he won't be home to see a football match. And the next day is due to see a key stage in a huge construction project that he's overseeing. So no pressure then.

This first trailer is an effective mood piece, demonstrating what we already knew: Hardy has the charisma to hold the screen on his own without breaking sweat. Any sweat will be coming entirely from his stressed-out character.

Hardy will steer Locke into UK cinemas on April 18, with writer/director Steven Knight also behind the wheel.


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