World Cancer Day is on Feb. 4, and Black Eyed Peas star Jimmy Luis Gomez, better known as Taboo, is honoring it by sharing his story of strength and resilience in the face of cancer, which he says has been his greatest challenge in life. Jimmy Luis Gomez, far right, performs with the Black Eyed Peas. Gomez thought he was healthy when he was diagnosed with stage II testicular cancer in 2014.
When we recently caught up with Chaplin, Kelly, and their co-star David Hayman (Brace), we discovered they agree on one thing: The relationship between James and Zilpha is electric on screen. “I just want them to jump into the sack together,” Hayman admitted.
TV viewers with hearing problems use closed captioning all the time, of course. But have a conversation with those who don’t medically require the aid, and you might be surprised to discover they still employ it — at least while watching certain shows.
It all started with a conversation with his father, Edward. Tom Hardy finished portraying Bill Sykes in <em>Oliver Twist, </em>a role which let him riveted. “I told him wouldn’t be great if there was a guy like Bill Sykes who is like a villain, but put in a gentleman’s body. But we’d create a hero in him in a classic period drama. And he would traverse class and the underworld. And we’d put some Marlow in it from <em>The Heart of Darkness </em>and a little Jack the Ripper.” “‘That’s an…
A dark, grimy melodrama filled with menace, designed to raise hackles and grue, Taboo is a showcase for Tom Hardy, as designed by Hardy and collaborators including producer Ridley Scott and writer Steven Knight (Peaky Blinders). Set in the early 19th century, it features Hardy as James Delaney, a Londoner who returns home after years spent in Africa, scarred and filthy, only to find that he has an inheritance. It’s much sought after by the U.S. and by Britain’s East India Co., which is presented as all-powerful — the Amazon and Facebook of its day.
Years ago, Steven Knight was invited to meet Tom Hardy and discuss Hardy’s idea for a television project about an adventurer returning from Africa. Hardy has finally collected. Tom stars as James Keziah Delaney, who returns to London in 1814 after 10 years in Africa to claim his inheritance — namely a piece of real estate that puts him in the crosshairs of the power-jockeying trade giant East India Company (with whom he has a dark history), the British Crown, and America.
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Tom Hardy is out for revenge in the intense new trailer for the series “Taboo,” released by BBC One on Saturday. The show, a co-production between BBC One and FX, debuted its first trailer in February. “You look the same,” Tom Hardy’s character is told amid cut scenes of various people shocked to see him, saying... <a href="http://variety.com/2016/tv/news/taboo-trailer-tom-hardy-1201948229/" title="Read Tom Hardy Is Back for Revenge in Intense New ‘Taboo’ Trailer (Watch)">Read more »</a><img src="http://media.zenfs.com/en_US/Entertainment/Variety/pc17#038;c26035310#038;c310000#038;cv2.0#038;cj1" class="editorial"/>
Tom Hardy is on display in the first trailer for Taboo, an upcoming FX drama based on an original story by the Oscar-nominated Revenant star and his father, Chips Hardy. Set in 1814, the eight-episode FX/BBC One co-production follows James Keziah Delaney (played by Hardy), a man who has been to the ends of the […]