From The Dark Knight Rises to, most recently, Venom, Tom Hardy has never shied away from making a “tough guy” voice asinine and/or incomprehensible. So, no surprise that for his latest role, playing Al Capone in Fonzo, he’s also going to sound absolutely absurd. From Esquire:
The voice [Hardy] developed for Al Capone in Fonzo is based on Bugs Bunny’s; to prove it, he plays me a clip of the raw footage on his phone. Sure enough, he sounds like the cartoon rabbit with a severe case of vocal fry.
The Bugs-as-Valleyspeak you’ve always hoped for is nearly here, as a gangster. Here’s what’s apparently a taste of what’s to come: