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Venom: Let There Be Carnage

October 1, 2021
1hr 37min

Venom: Let There Be Carnage Movie Details:

Also known asVenom 2
Based onMarvel Comics
Country United States
Language English
GenreSuperhero, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Release DateSeptember 14, 2021 (London)
October 1, 2021 (United States)
Running Time1hr 37min
Age ratingPG-13
CastTom Hardy
Michelle Williams
Naomie Harris
Reid Scott
Stephen Graham
Woody Harrelson
Directed by Andy Serkis
Story byTom Hardy
Kelly Marcel
Screenplay byKelly Marcel
Produced byAvi Arad
Matt Tolmach
Amy Pascal
Kelly Marcel
Tom Hardy
Hutch Parker
Cinematography by Robert Richardson
Edited by Maryann Brandon
Stan Salfas
Music byMarco Beltrami
Production CompanyColumbia Pictures
Marvel Entertainment
Arad Productions
Matt Tolmach Productions
Pascal Pictures
Distributor Sony Pictures Releasing

Venom: Let There Be Carnage Movie Cast & Characters:

  • Tom Hardy as Eddie Brock / Venom
  • Michelle Williams as Anne Weying
  • Naomie Harris as Frances Barrison / Shriek
  • Reid Scott as Dan Lewis
  • Stephen Graham as Patrick Mulligan
  • Woody Harrelson as Cletus Kasady / Carnage
  • Peggy Lu as convenience store owner Mrs. Chen
  • Sian Webber as Ravencroft doctor Camille Pazzo
  • Larry Olubamiwo as Ravencroft guard
  • Little Simz as Herself
  • Tom Holland as Peter Parker / Spider-Man
  • J. K. Simmons as J. Jonah Jameson


Eddie Brock struggles to adjust to his new life as the host of the alien symbiote Venom, which grants him super-human abilities in order to be a lethal vigilante. Brock attempts to reignite his career by interviewing serial killer Cletus Kasady, who becomes the host of the symbiote Carnage and escapes prison after a failed execution.

Venom: Let There Be Carnage Movie Box Office Collection & Budget:

Budget$110 million
Opening Day$37.3 million
Opening Weekend$90.1 million
Domestic Collection$213.6 million
International Collection$293.3 million
Worldwide Collection$506.9 million

About Venom: Let There Be Carnage Movie:

Venom: Let There Be Carnage is an American superhero film featuring the Marvel Comics character Venom, produced by Columbia Pictures in association with Marvel. Distributed by Sony Pictures Releasing, it is the second film in Sony’s Spider-Man Universe and the sequel to Venom (2018).

The film was directed by Andy Serkis from a screenplay by Kelly Marcel, based on a story she wrote with Tom Hardy, who stars as Eddie Brock and Venom alongside Michelle Williams, Naomie Harris, Reid Scott, Stephen Graham, and Woody Harrelson. In the film, Eddie and the alien symbiote Venom must face serial killer Cletus Kasady (Harrelson) after he becomes the host of an offshoot of Venom named Carnage.

Venom was intended by Sony to be the start of a new shared universe, and plans for a sequel began during production on the first film. Harrelson was cast to make a brief appearance as Cletus at the end of Venom, with the intention of him becoming the villain Carnage in the sequel.

Official work on the sequel began in January 2019, with Hardy and Harrelson confirmed to return along with Marcel as writer. Serkis was hired as director that August, partly due to his experience working with CGI and motion capture technology, which was an important part of portraying Venom and Carnage in the film.

Filming took place at Leavesden Studios in England from November 2019 to February 2020, with additional filming in San Francisco in February. The title was announced in April 2020. Marco Beltrami was hired to compose the film’s score, replacing Ludwig G√∂ransson from the previous film.

Venom: Let There Be Carnage premiered in London on September 14, 2021, and was theatrically released in the United States on October 1, after multiple delays from an initial October 2020 date due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The film received mixed reviews from critics but was a box office success, grossing $506.9 million worldwide and becoming the seventh-highest-grossing film of 2021.

A sequel, Venom 3, is scheduled for release on November 8, 2024.

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