Tom Hardy's "Venom" Voice Inspired By Busta Rhymes, Method Man, Redman & More

He’s celebrated as one of our most beloved actors in recent generations as Tom Hardy’s roles have become staples in cinematic history. Movie buffs continue to talk about his magnetic moments in films and television shows like Bronson, Peaky Blinders, Inception, The Dark Knight Rises, and Mad Max, but Hardy’s portrayal as Venom has taken center stage as Let There Be Carnage has recently hit theaters.

The award-winning actor sat down with BBC Radio 1 to chat about his latest film in the supervillain franchise and was asked about how he came up with Venom’s voice. The interviewer stated that when he attempts to recreate it, he often finds that he sounds a lot like Hardy’s Bane from The Dark Knight Rises. “I do as well,” said Hardy.