We haven’t heard the end of Eddie Brock and his symbiote other half, as it has been announced that Tom Hardy will be returning for a Venom sequel.
Producer Amy Pascal revealed to Fandango, “I can say that Tom Hardy will be back, magnificently playing a character as no one else can. When you think of Venom, you’ll never be able to think of anyone but Tom Hardy sitting in that bathtub of lobsters. And once you saw Tom Hardy do this character, that’s all you needed to know.”
To be fair, Venom did perfectly set up a sequel with a big not-so-subtle hint at the next villain, when we saw serial killer Cletus Kasady (Woody Harrelson in a Sideshow Bob wig) in prison, where he revealed, “When I get out of here – and I will – there’s gonna be carnage.”
So, yeah, he’s definitely going to be playing big bad Carnage in the next film – if Harrelson also returns, that is.
Pascal also teased that Tom Holland’s Spider-Man could show up in Venom 2 (but let’s not get too excited yet). “Everybody would love to see that,” she said, “You never know someday … it might happen. I can say we’ve had a fantastic partnership and you never know what’s going to happen. We have a lot of stories to tell about Spider-Man, in every facet. We have big plans for Tom Holland to be a part of everything.”
More on Venom 2 when we have it.