Tom Hardy Seems to Channel Marlon Brando in The Bikeriders Trailer

Sep 13, 2023
Dimitris Passas

NOTE: This article is a republication- Source: MovieMaker (by Margeaux Sippell).

Tom Hardy seems to be channeling Marlon Brando in the new trailer for The Bikeriders.

The new biker drama brings to mind Laslo Benedek’s 1953 classic The Wild One which stars Brando as Johnny Strabler, a member of a motorcycle gang whose intense rivalry with another gang raises hell in a small town.

Does Tom Hardy Channel Marlon Brando in The Bikeriders?

In The Bikeriders, Hardy plays a similar character to Brando’s Johnny Strabler. He even looks a lot like Brando in his leather jacket, and talks similarly, too — oh, and his character’s name is also Johnny.

Jeff Nichols’The Bikeriders follows the rise of a fictional 1960s Midwestern motorcycle club through the lives of its members, Jodie Comer (Killing Eve, The Last Duel) and Austin Butler (Elvis) alongside Hardy (Mad Max: Fury Road, The Revenant). Other cast members include Mike Faist, Michael Shannon, Boyd Holbrook, Beau Knapp, Norman Reedus, and Carl Glusman.

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