Tom Hardy’s Venom received’t “essentially” be the character that hyperlinks collectively the movies in Sony’s fledgling Spider-Verse.
Though a brand new profile steered the actor might seem in such deliberate Spider-Man spinoffs as Silver & Black, Morbius the Dwelling Vampire and Kraven the Hunter, the studio has cautioned that Eddie Brock will not be on the heart of the cinematic universe.
Requested particularly whether or not Venom will function the Spider-Verse’s connective tissue, a Sony spokesperson informed Syfy Wire, “Not essentially,” including, “[Venom] is a standalone movie however there will likely be key factors of intersection that join it with different movies.”
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Whereas it looks as if a logical step to swap out Spider-Man for Venom in a extra mature world away from the Marvel Cinematic Universe, it additionally depends on shoehorning Eddie Brock into all of these films. For options like Morbius and Kraven, it won’t make sense to incorporate Venom merely for the sake of doing so. Simply because Robert Downey Jr. kick-started the MCU with Iron Man, it doesn’t imply he has to seem in each film.
Sony clearly has a imaginative and prescient for the place it needs to take the Spider-Verse, and provided that Woody Harrelson has already teased a Venom sequel, Hardy is already anticipated to return to the franchise. Simply don’t anticipate Eddie Brock to guide a Venomverse for Sony.
Swinging into theaters on Oct. 5, director Ruben Fleischer’s Venom stars Tom Hardy as Eddie Brock/Venom, Michelle Williams as Anne Weying, and Riz Ahmed as Carlton Drake/Riot.
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