"Venom" Director Ruben Fleischer Talks Carnage As Main Villain For Sequel

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    If you have not seen Venom but, be warned, there are spoiler forward. After the movie ends, and Venom defeats Riot, a mid-credit scene teases a sequel. Eddie Brock, reestablished as a journalist, finds himself beckoned to a jail cell to interview a mass homicide. Sitting within the cell, sporting a crimson wig, was Woody Harrelson. As Cletus Kasady, Harrelson will convey Carnage to life. In the comedian books, Carnage is Venom’s greatest rival. After defeating Spider-Man simply, Peter Parker makes a truce with Eddie Brock, and the 2 staff as much as cease Carnage. 

    Venom director Ruben Fleischer sat down with IGN and touched upon casting Harrelson as Carnage, and the rationale for placing him apart for a sequel. “We’d wish to suppose that this film will increase to different films and Carnage is, I feel, probably the most beloved the Venom adversaries, with the exception most likely Spider-Man,” Fleischer revealed. “And so we undoubtedly didn’t wish to embrace Carnage on this first film as a result of it felt like we wished to determine Eddie and Venom and in order that’s why we labored having Riot as our primary adversary. But the intention or the ambition was to point out that there are legs for the franchise in fan favourite not to mention performed by Woody Harrelson can be one thing we may look ahead to sooner or later.”

    Fleischer additionally praised Harrelson’s function in Natural Born Killer, and claimed that was the inspiration for the casting. “When you consider a man named Cletus, and f the comedian e book pages what he could be like, this insane serial killer, if you consider Woody in Natural Born Killers and the menace that he dropped at that character, I feel it’s actually thrilling to consider him going to that darker place once more,” Fleischer defined. Venom versus Carnage will probably be a extremely anticipated sequel.