Cillian Murphy praises Tom Hardy as ‘one of the best actors in the business’
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Cillian Murphy is one hell of an actor and has been showing off his talent to the world for nearly 30 years.
He has worked with some of the biggest names in the entertainment industry and he's called out one for being the 'best in the business'.
Murphy gets to play the lead for the first time in his partnership with director Christopher Nolan.
The two have worked together on The Dark Knight trilogy, Inception and Dunkirk, and they've made magic again with the biopic about physicist J. Robert Oppenheimer, who helped create the atomic bomb.
During his interview, he was asked whether he has any plans to team up with his Dark Knight Rises and Peaky Blinders co-star Tom Hardy.
"He's one of the best actors in the business," Cillian said about Tom to GQ.
"And we've developed this great trust and shorthand and there's a nice kind of chemistry, I think, between the two of us.
"I'd love to work with him again.
"Maybe there'll be a Peaky Blinders film. Maybe we'll get to do it there. I'm not sure."
He was then asked if there was any update on the movie about the legendary TV show.
Murphy replied: "I have no update for you, man.
"I'm waiting to hear, but it's a tricky time with all these strikes and everything going on.
"I’ve always said that if there's more story to tell, I'd be there."
The actor has been asked that a lot on the Oppenheimer press tour and he's given the same answer each time.
At the moment, that project is very much up in the air and there's no clue when we'll get more information or confirmation that it's even happening.
But Cillian is enjoying soaking up all the headlines about his latest film, especially considering how much work he put into it.
He admitted to GQ that he wasn't much fun on set because he was so invested in the character.
"I knew that a lot of the weight was on my shoulders, even though we have this incredible ensemble," he said.
"There was a responsibility that I felt about playing the part.
"That's just the way I work. I get very consumed by the work, and I don't really have time for hanging out."