Tom Hardy is Al Capone in new image from Fonzo!
Director Josh Trank has delivered another shot of his upcoming biopic Fonzo starring Tom Hardy as ruthless crime lord Al Capone — and it’s a doozy. Check it out below!
A ruthless businessman and bootlegger who ruled Chicago with an iron fist, Al “Fonzo” Capone (Hardy) was the most infamous and feared gangster of American lore. At the age of 47, following nearly a decade of imprisonment, dementia rots Capone’s mind and his past becomes present as harrowing memories of his violent and brutal origins melt into his waking life.
A number of actors have portrayed Al Capone over the years, including, Paul Muni (The Shame of a Nation), Rod Steiger (Al Capone), Neville Brand (The Scarface Mob), Jason Robards (The St. Valentine’s Day Massacre), Ben Gazzara (Capone), Stephen Graham (Boardwalk Empire), Anthony LaPaglia (Road to Perdition), and, perhaps most famously, Robert DeNiro in Brian DePalma’s The Untouchables.
Co-starring in Fonzo are Linda Cardellini as Capone’s long-suffering wife Mae, Matt Dillon as his closest friend Johnny, Kyle MacLachlan as his doctor Karlock, and Kathrine Narducci as Rosie, one of his sisters.
Fonzo is written and directed by Josh Trank (Fantastic Four, Chronicle) and produced by Aaron L. Gilbert (Fences, Beatriz at Dinner) for BRON, Russell Ackerman and John Schoenfelder (Hold the Dark, Tau) for Addictive Pictures, and Academy Award nominee Lawrence Bender (Inglorious Basterds, Good Will Hunting, Pulp Fiction) for A Band Apart, alongside executive producer Jason Cloth of Creative Wealth Media.