After Venom raked at over $ 855 million worldwide, there was no way Sony Pictures would pass on a sequel to the successful Spider-Man spin-off. So it comes as no surprise that the studio goes ahead with plans for a Venom sequel and they bring back Kelly Marcel, one of the original film's writers, to write on the script and executive produce. But director Ruben Fleischer will not return to direct since he will be busy at the helm of another sequel, Zombieland 2. What about the cast?
Find out what we know about Venom follow up so far.
Variety has words Venom sequel, which will bring back Tom Hardy starring as investigative journalist Eddie Brock, a man who found himself infected with a symbiotic creature that allows him to become a strong, slimy, meat-hungry creature known as Venom.
Also back for Venom the sequel will be Michelle Williams like Anne Weying, the ex-boyfriend of Eddie Brock, who is not aware that the symbiote is still attached to him at the end of the film. Will these two come together again in the follow-up, or will she just be a small part of Eddie's life? Is there any chance we'll see She-Venom make a look again?
Finally, Woody Harrelson is aboard the successor after making a surprising appearance in the scene after the credit of Cletus Kasady, the serial killer Eddie meets for an interview in prison. In the comics, Kasady becomes another symbiotically enhanced character called Carnage, one of Venom's most deadly enemies.
Kelly Marcel was one of three authors on the first Venom along with Scott Rosenberg and Jeff Pinkner, but she will go solo for this writing concert. She is no stranger to adapting to highly scrutinized material since she previously worked on the script Fifty shades of gray. Does this mean that this successor could lean on the romance between Venom and Eddie? It's something I can fully enjoy behind me. Honestly, I just want the movie to embrace the weird side of itself much more than it did for the first time. It can make the case a little more tolerable.
When it comes to who will replace director Ruben Fleischer, Sony Pictures has not yet hired anyone. But the producers Avi Arad, Matt Tolmach and Amy Pascal return to (hopefully) that it goes smoothly.
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