Sony Pictures has released new promo material for Venom: Let There Be Carnage in the form of a short teaser and a series of cool character posters to increase the audience’s enthusiasm for the sequel starring Tom Hardy. The film is currently slated to hit theaters on October 1.
This short teaser reinforces some of the plots already shown from the main trailer, with Cletus Kasady/Carnage making life very difficult for Eddie Brock/Venom once he gets his hands on his iconic red symbiote. Frances Barrison/Shriek also gets some highlights in this 30-second promo, though her transformation itself is yet to be seen.
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The four new posters for the film feature each of the main characters’ faces, while the small silhouettes of their “super partners” can be seen at the bottom. And the unique silhouette of She-Venom can also be seen from the character poster of Anne, played by Michelle Williams.
Venom: Let There Be Carnage will show the return Tom Hardy as Eddie Brock/Venom, who is one of Marvel’s most complex characters. Meanwhile, Michelle Williams will also return as Anne Weying. Woody Harrison as maniacal serial killer Cletus Kasady/Carnage, and Naomie Harris as Frances Barrison/Shriek. The film will also feature Reid Scott as Dan Lewis, Stephen Graham as Mulligan, and Peggy Lu as Mrs. Chen.
This sequel will take place more than a year after the events Venom, with journalist Eddie Brock struggling to adjust to his new life as master of the alien symbiote Venom. This time he will be challenged by serial killer Cletus Kasady, who also hosted the symbiote Carnage and escaped from prison after a failed execution. If Eddie Brock uses Venom’s help to become a vigilante then Kasady just wants to cause chaos and carnage.
Star Lord of the Rings, Andy Serkis direct Venom: Let There Be Carnagemarking his first attempt at directing a comic book-based film after appearing in two Marvel Studios films. Venom 2 will be the third feature film that will be handled by Serkis as director after Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle.