British actor Tom Hardy, who was last seen in Blockbuster movie
Inception, has suffered several injuries on the sets of
his upcoming action flick Warrior. According to the
Inception star, the movie has some brutal fighting sequences. He
says that he wanted to give a realistic touch to these stunts.
While shooting for them, he tore ligaments in his hand, broke a toe
and cracked his ribs.
Tom Hardy plays a mixed martial art's student in
Warrior. The actor was determined to make the fight as
realistic as possible, which made him suffer several painful
injuries on the sets. Talking to the Empire magazine, Tom says, "It
was all a concern. I'm not a fighter, not at all. So for me it was
a challenge. Could I achieve that kind of physicality and convince
anybody in any way that I might possibly be a fighter? That was the
Warrior is about mixed martial arts and revolves around
a former boxer (Nick Nolte), whose alcoholism tore apart his
family, welcomes back his youngest son (Tom Hardy) and trains him
to compete in a mixed martial art's tournament – a path that puts
the son on a collision course with his older brother (Joel
Edgerton). Directed by Gavin O'Connor, the film will be released by
Lionsgate on September 9, 2011.