Tom Hardy recently discussed his version of Bane for the second installment of Warner Bros. and Legendary Pictures Batman series, The Dark Knight Rises.

Here, he talks about the voice of the villian and how he sees it progressing.

"It's a risk, because we could be laughed at-or it could be very fresh and exciting. The audience mustn't be too concerned about the mumbly voice. As the film progresses, I think you'll be able to tune to its setting."

The actor spoke about the different directions that he could have taken in the role.

"There were two doors we could walk through. We could play a very straightforward villain or we could go through this very quirky door, which is totally justified by the text but may seem very, very stupid."

He also explains his character in a comparison to the joker.

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"The Joker didn't care...He just wanted to see the world burn, and he was a master of chaos and destruction, unscrupulous and crazy. Bane is not that guy. There is a very meticulous and calculated way about Bane. There is a huge orchestration of organization to his ambition. He is also a physical threat to Batman. There is nothing vague about Bane. No jokes. He's a very clean, clear villain."