After spending several years on the production and release of Spider-Man movies, Sony decided to bring one of Spider-Man’s best-known foes into the limelight with the limelight, with the release of Venom in 2018.
While some fans were disappointed by the fact that Spider-Man doesn’t appear in the movie, Venom does a great job at establishing an interesting origin story, and Tom Hardy was praised for his performance as both Eddie Brock and Venom. The movie failed to impress critics, but it became a hit among the audience and reached a new blockbuster record during the release month.
Venom: Let There Be Carnage
Sony was quite confident in the success of the movie, and a sequel was planned since Venom entered production. As the name may infer, the sequel to Venom will introduce Carnage, one of the most iconic characters in Spider-Man’ rogue gallery.
A small teaser scene is showed at the end of Venom, revealing Woody Harelson as Cletus Cassidy. This psychotic serial killer will become the host of an alien symbyote known under the name of Carnage.
Cast and release date
Tom Hardy as Eddie Brock / Venom
Woody Harrelson as Cletus Kasady / Carnage
Michelle Williams as Anne Weying
Reid Scott as Dan Lew Naomie Harris as Shriek: Kasady’s love interest
Stephen Graham and Sean Delaney will also appear in the movie, but their roles remain a mystery for now.
Production of the movie began in 2019, with an initial release window of October 2020. However, the spread of COVID-19 affected the schedule, and Sony has announced that the movie will be released on June 25, 2021. The additional time afforded by the delayed release date will allow the production film to enhance the special effects, while the audience would have more time to return to movie theaters
Tom Hardy has confirmed that he will appear in a third Venom movie.