Tom Hardy is set to reprise his role as Sam in a film adaptation of Brett C. Leonard’s play The Long Red Road.
The Dark Knight Rises actor – who starred in the play when it premiered at the Goodman Theatre in Chicago 2010 – will star alongside Boardwalk Empire’s Michael Shannon as his older brother, Variety reports.
The play follows Sam as he attempts to drink away his demons on an Indian reservation in South Dakota. When a visitor from his past arrives, Sam is forced to take a long hard look at himself and his former life.
Philip Seymour Hoffman directed the play when it ran in Chicago in 2010. It is not known if he will direct the production for the big screen
The film will be the first feature from Whipsmart, Paul Neesan’s new production company.
Source: Belfast Telegraph