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Tom Hardy wears Elton's old clothes for role

1 of 1 Tom Hardy (in his own clothes)
Tom Hardy (in his own clothes)

Tom Hardy, who will play Elton John in the forthcoming biopic Rocketman, has been wearing old clothes belonging to the singer.

"When I play a real person, I like to have bits of them," declares the 36-year old actor, who borrowed some bits and pieces from Elton. "Since I can't take physical body parts and sever those, I try and grab as much 'kit' off them as possible."

Hardy is currently promoting the critically-acclaimed Locke, in which he is filmed entirely inside a car which he is driving. The Steve Knight-directed film begins as Locke leaves a Birmingham building site in his BMW, where he remains throughout, making phone calls and trying to sort out his complicated life. 

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