Venom 2 gets official title: Let there be Carnage
Sony’s Venom sequel just got an official title; Venom: Let There Be Carnage.
Tom Hardy will return to play Venom, while Woody Harrelson will star as baddie Carnage.
The first Venom film released in October 2018, and starred Hardy as Eddie Brock – who merges with an alien symbiote to become the anti-hero Venom. While the film wasn’t a critical success, it did very well at the box office earning over US$850 million.
So it’s little surprise that Sony greenlit Venom 2.
The sequel follows on from the end credits scene of the first film, featuring Woody Harrelson as serial killer Cletus Kasady (who ultimately becomes Carnage in the comics).
There’s little story details to go on, but it is expected that the villain Carnage will go on a bit of a killing spree causing Venom to step in. It’s thought that another symbiote villain, Shriek, will also make an appearance.
It will be interesting to see how the new Venom film fits in to the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Apparently, Sony wanted Spider-Man to make an appearance in the first film, but it did not end up coming to fruition.
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