Tom Hardy recently chatted to Empire and briefly commented on what it felt like to be working with director Christopher Nolan once again. Hardy will play "Bane" in The Dark Knight Rises, "Chris runs such a tight ship and he has an ability to carry a weighty orchestration of complex stuff. He's like a swan; very elegant on top, but underneath he's padding like [frick]! It's like being on a conveyor belt. It was my time to be picked off. I'm just waiting to be put back in a box and forgotten..." The Dark Knight Rises hits theaters July 20nd 2012.