The Warriors Speak! Tom Hardy and Joel Edgerton Interview for "WARRIOR!" 


Tom Hardy and Joel Edgerton make a perfect pair of dueling brothers who use the MMA cage to act out their aggressions, to battle their own personal demons, to find their own road to redemption.

In this interview, we talked about:

*** What attracted them to making “Warrior”
*** Their characters
*** Their passions

HAVE FUN!



Here's more on "Warrior" from Lionsgate:

An ex-Marine haunted by a tragic past, Tommy Riordan returns to his hometown of Pittsburgh and enlists his father, a recovered alcoholic and his former coach, to train him for a mixed martial arts tournament awarding the biggest purse in the history of the sport. As Tommy blazes a violent path towards the title prize, his brother, Brendan, a former MMA fighter unable to make ends meet as a public school teacher, returns to the amateur ring to provide for his family. Even though years have passed, recriminations and past betrayals keep Brendan bitterly estranged from both Tommy and his father. But when Brendan's unlikely rise as an underdog sets him on a collision course with Tommy, the two brothers must finally confront the forces that tore them apart, all the while waging the most intense, winner-takes-all battle of their lives.

Genres: Action/Adventure and Drama Running Time: 2 hr. 19 min. Release Date: September 9th, 2011 (wide) MPAA Rating: PG-13 for sequences of intense mixed martial arts fighting, some language and thematic material. Distributors:
Lionsgate

Cast and Credits

Starring: Tom Hardy, Joel Edgerton, Nick Nolte, Jennifer Morrison

Directed by: Gavin O'Connor

Produced by: Gavin O'Connor, Greg O'Connor

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The Fantastic Jennifer Morrison Talks About "Warrior!" 


I love the super-sweet and very real Jennifer Morrison. She effectively embodies Tess Conlon, the supportive wife of Brendan, played by Joel Edgerton. Morrison is the heart of the film.

In this interview, we talked about:

*** Her attraction to the project
*** Was she an MMA fan prior to making the movie?
*** Working with Joel Edgerton
*** Grown men will cry!
*** The movie is about “what you’re fighting for” so what is her passion right now? What does Jennifer Morrison fight for?

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Here's more on "Warrior" from Lionsgate:

An ex-Marine haunted by a tragic past, Tommy Riordan returns to his hometown of Pittsburgh and enlists his father, a recovered alcoholic and his former coach, to train him for a mixed martial arts tournament awarding the biggest purse in the history of the sport. As Tommy blazes a violent path towards the title prize, his brother, Brendan, a former MMA fighter unable to make ends meet as a public school teacher, returns to the amateur ring to provide for his family. Even though years have passed, recriminations and past betrayals keep Brendan bitterly estranged from both Tommy and his father. But when Brendan's unlikely rise as an underdog sets him on a collision course with Tommy, the two brothers must finally confront the forces that tore them apart, all the while waging the most intense, winner-takes-all battle of their lives.

Genres: Action/Adventure and Drama Running Time: 2 hr. 19 min. Release Date: September 9th, 2011 (wide) MPAA Rating: PG-13 for sequences of intense mixed martial arts fighting, some language and thematic material. Distributors:
Lionsgate

Cast and Credits

Starring: Tom Hardy, Joel Edgerton, Nick Nolte, Jennifer Morrison

Directed by: Gavin O'Connor

Produced by: Gavin O'Connor, Greg O'Connor

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Director Gavin O'Connor Talks About "WARRIOR!" 


“Warrior” is a brilliant, heartfelt movie about the world of Mixed Martial Arts told from the battling points of view of two estranged brothers played by Tom Hardy (Tommy Conlon) and Joel Edgerton (Brendan Conlon).

I cried buckets watching this emotionally intense movie! Director Gavin O’Connor (“Miracle,” “Pride and Glory”) created a brilliant film about the hard road to redemption. Who knew MMA would make you cry?

In this interview, we talked abou:

*** What made him write and direct “Warrior?”
*** Nick Nolte’s character, and his habit of listening to the audio book of Herman Melville’s “Moby Dick?”
*** It’s a movie for boys and girl, and everyone in between! HA!

HAVE FUN!



Here's more on "Warrior" from Lionsgate:

An ex-Marine haunted by a tragic past, Tommy Riordan returns to his hometown of Pittsburgh and enlists his father, a recovered alcoholic and his former coach, to train him for a mixed martial arts tournament awarding the biggest purse in the history of the sport. As Tommy blazes a violent path towards the title prize, his brother, Brendan, a former MMA fighter unable to make ends meet as a public school teacher, returns to the amateur ring to provide for his family. Even though years have passed, recriminations and past betrayals keep Brendan bitterly estranged from both Tommy and his father. But when Brendan's unlikely rise as an underdog sets him on a collision course with Tommy, the two brothers must finally confront the forces that tore them apart, all the while waging the most intense, winner-takes-all battle of their lives.

Genres: Action/Adventure and Drama Running Time: 2 hr. 19 min. Release Date: September 9th, 2011 (wide) MPAA Rating: PG-13 for sequences of intense mixed martial arts fighting, some language and thematic material. Distributors:
Lionsgate

Cast and Credits

Starring: Tom Hardy, Joel Edgerton, Nick Nolte, Jennifer Morrison

Directed by: Gavin O'Connor

Produced by: Gavin O'Connor, Greg O'Connor

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Win Exclusive Prizes From My Favorite Movie of the Summer -- "HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS PART 2!" Relive the Magic Again! 


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Top 10 Best Movies of Summer 2011! We Also Have the Worst, and the Best Performances! Check Out the Good, the Bad, the Ugly of Summer at the Movies! 




The arrival of Labor Day weekend signals the end of our summer at the movies. We are now officially saying goodbye to a season of blockbusters. Let’s take a look back at the best movies Hollywood had to offer last summer. Here’s my list of the Top 10 Best Movies of Summer 2011.

*** Click Read More for the complete Top 10 Best Movies of Summer 2011, plus Best Performances, AND THE WORST FILMS! Read More...

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