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  • 25 February 2014, 14:08

Tom Hardy In Talks To Play Both Kray Twins

Tom Hardy is rumoured to be in line to play the notorious Kray twins, Reginald and Ronald, in an upcoming biopic.

The Dark Knight Rises star is reportedly in talks with Oscar-winning writer Brian Helgeland (LA Confidential), who will write and direct the film, which has the working title of Legend.

Screen Daily reports Legend will follow the "tortured and unique relationship" between the Krays and their criminal exploits in London during the 1950s and 1960s.

The film is said to be still in development but could begin shooting in the UK later this year.

Working Title, whose recent features include Rush and About Time, is developing and producing the project.

Reggie and Ronnie were portrayed by Spandau Ballet's Martin and Gary Kemp in the 1990 feature film, The Krays.

Hardy, 36, has become one of the most sought-after British actors and has upcoming roles in the new Mad Max film and will play Elton John in Rocketman.

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