Venom: Let There Be Carnage–Theatrical Release Delated Amid Delta Surge

Venom: Let There Be Carnage Delays Theatrical Release Amid Delta Surge

Andy Serkis directs the sequel, which returns Tom Hardy in the titular role.


Sony’s Venom: Let There Be Carnage, sequel is being pushed from September 24 to October 15.

The decision comes amid a surge in COVID-19 cases due in large part to the Delta variant.

The film once again stars Tom Hardy as Eddie Brock, a journalist who has an alien symbiote living within him. Together, they are Venom.

In this chapter, Woody Harrelson also stars after the actor portrayed serial killer Cletus Kasady in the post-credits scene for the first Venom, released in 2018. The new movie will see Harrelson’s Kasady transform into Carnage, a villain known as Venom’s chief antagonist in the comics.

Andy Serkis directs Venom: Let There be Carnage.

The Columbia Pictures film (in association with Marvel and Tencent Pictures) also stars Michelle Williams, Reid Scott and Naomie Harris as the comic book villain Shriek. The film is produced by Avi Arad, Matt Tolmach, Amy Pascal and Hutch Parker.

The original Venomdirected by Ruben Fleischer, was a surprise smash hit, earning $856 million globally.

Venom: Tom Hardy

It is one of multiple movies set in Sony Pictures Universe of Marvel Characters. Following its new Venom movie, Sony also has Jared Leto’s Morbius due out January 28, 2021.

Aaron Taylor-Johnson is attached to play Kraven the Hunter in a film hitting theaters in January 2023.