Venom: Let There Be Carnage

Venom: Let There Be Carnage
  • 2021
  • US
  • 1h 30min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Andy Serkis
  • Cast: Tom Hardy, Michelle Williams, Naomie Harris, Reid Scott, Stephen Graham, Woody Harrelson
  • UK release: 15 October 2021

An eccentric and largely entertaining superhero sequel.

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Venom: Let There Be Carnage

15 Oct 20213 stars

Andy Serkis directs Tom Hardy in an eccentric and largely entertaining superhero sequel

An absolutely storming commercial success, pulling in over $850 million worldwide despite numerous withering reviews, 2018's Venom gave us an origin story for Spider-Man's most toothy archenemy, choosing to paint the alien symbiote as an antihero…

Kelly Marcel: Tom Hardy wanted Venom sequel to be 'insane ride'

11 Oct 2021

Film gossip

'Venom: Let There Be Carnage' screenwriter Kelly Marcel says she and Tom Hardy wanted the sequel to be an "insane bats***" ride. The new superhero movie – which sees Tom Hardy reprise his role as Eddie Brock/Venom – runs for less than two hours and…

Woody Harrelson: Love makes Carnage more interesting

5 Oct 2021

Film gossip

Woody Harrelson believes Carnage's love interest improves his character in 'Venom: Let There Be Carnage'. The 60-year-old actor stars as serial killer Cletus Kasady/Carnage in the superhero sequel and believes that the character's romance with Frances…

Andy Serkis inspired by Gollum for Venom: Let There Be Carnage

3 Oct 2021

Film gossip

Andy Serkis took inspiration from 'Lord of the Rings' for 'Venom: Let There Be Carnage'. The 57-year-old star – who played both Gollum and Sméagol as a split personality in Peter Jackson's fantasy trilogy – leaned on his own experiences when it came to…

Venom 2 to be released 2 weeks early

7 Sep 2021

Film gossip

'Venom: Let There Be Carnage' will be released two weeks earlier than expected. The upcoming sequel was initially set to hit the big screen on October 15, but Sony bosses have reportedly decided to bump the release forward to October 1 following the…

Tom Hardy receives writing credit for Venom sequel

7 Jul 2021

Film gossip

Tom Hardy has contributed to the script for 'Venom: Let There Be Carnage'. The 43-year-old actor is set to reprise his role as Venom/ Eddie Brock opposite Woody Harrelson as supervillain Carnage in the upcoming instalment in the Marvel franchise. And…

Andy Serkis on Carnage's humour in Venom 2

11 May 2021

Film gossip

Andy Serkis wanted to highlight Cletus Kasady's "sense of humour" in Carnage. The 'Venom: Let There Be Carnage' director has opened up on the upcoming sequel and explained his approach to the symbiote and how he is impacted by his human alter ego…

Venom 2 delayed

22 Apr 2020

Film gossip

'Venom 2' has been pushed back to next year. The upcoming sequel – which has been officially titled 'Venom: Let There Be Carnage' – had been due to hit cinemas on 2 October this year but due to the coronavirus pandemic, Sony Pictures have now announced…

Andy Serkis says Venom 2 is 'thrilling'

3 Feb 2020

Film gossip

Andy Serkis has teased that 'Venom 2' is "really thrilling". The 55-year-old is directing the superhero sequel, which features Tom Hardy as journalist Eddie Brock and his alter ego Venom and admits the project is deep in filming. Speaking backstage at…

Stephen Graham 'to star in Venom 2'

6 Dec 2019

Film gossip

Stephen Graham is set to star in 'Venom 2'. The 'Irishman' actor is said to be joining the cast of the Sony movie, which will feature the likes of Tom Hardy, Michelle Williams, Woody Harrelson and Naomie Harris. But it's not yet known which part Graham…

Naomie Harris to play villain Shriek in Venom 2

19 Oct 2019

Film gossip

Naomie Harris is in talks to play the villain in 'Venom 2'. The 43-year-old actress could be set to join Tom Hardy, Michelle Williams and Woody Harrelson in the sequel, which will be directed by Andy Serkis, who has taken over from Ruben Fleischer.

Woody Harrelson joins Venom 2

27 Aug 2019

Film gossip

Woody Harrelson is set for 'Venom 2'. The 58-year-old actor appeared in an end credit scene in last year's blockbuster as Cletus Kasady – whose comic book alter ego is the evil symbiote Carnage – and it seems fans will get a proper introduction to the…

Michelle Williams confirms Venom 2 return

8 Aug 2019

Film gossip

Michelle Williams will return for 'Venom 2'. The 38-year-old actress played Anne Weying – a lawyer and the ex-wife of Tom Hardy's titular Symbiote and its alter ego Eddie Brock – in the 2018 superhero film, and Michelle says she can't wait to reprise…

Andy Serkis has 'very clear ideas' for Venom 2

7 Aug 2019

Film gossip

Andy Serkis has "very clear ideas" for 'Venom 2'. The 55-year-old actor – who was at the helm for 2018's 'Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle' – has been confirmed to take the reins from Ruben Fleischer on Sony's much-anticipated sequel to the 2018 Marvel…

Andy Serkis confirmed as Venom 2 director

6 Aug 2019

Film gossip

Andy Serkis is officially on board to direct 'Venom 2'. The 55-year-old actor – who was at the helm for 2018's 'Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle' – has been confirmed to take the reins from Ruben Fleischer on Sony's 'Venom' sequel, according to The…

Andy Serkis to direct Venom 2?

27 Jul 2019

Film gossip

Andy Serkis is reportedly among the candidates to direct 'Venom 2'. The 55-year-old actor – who directed 2018's 'Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle' – is one of a number of people who've met with Sony about helming the company's 'Venom' sequel, according to…

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