Tom Hardy possesses a striking physical resemblance to the character Wolverine, which is why many fans have put him at the top of their wishlist for playing the character.
He has demonstrated his ability to embody complex and flawed characters with his portrayals of Bane in The Dark Knight Rises and Eddie Brock in Venom, two performances that have been widely praised by fans. So there is no denying if given the chance to take on the role of Wolverine, he’d deliver yet another iconic performance.
Hardy’s on-screen presence commands attention, whether he is portraying a villain or a hero. He has a natural intensity and rawness that would bring a new depth to the character of Wolverine, who is known for his ferocity and inner turmoil. His portrayal would undoubtedly be nuanced and layered, exploring the character’s complicated past and emotional struggles.
He’s also proven himself to be a box office draw and a fan favorite, making him a safe choice for a high-profile franchise like the MCU. He has the charisma and charm to win over audiences and the acting chops to bring a beloved comic book character to life.
His range as an actor and his commitment to physical transformation make him an ideal candidate to take on the iconic role of Wolverine when the time comes for the character to enter the MCU. It’s why he continues to be a favorite for fans and is likely to remain in contention right up until the moment Marvel finally casts its key X-Men heroes!