Let There Be Carnage director Andy Serkis reveals Spider-Man crossover in the works
Yes, Venom and Spider-Man are set to appear on the big screen together for the first time since Sam Raimi’s 2007 Spider-Man 3. It depends Venom: let there be carnage director Andy Serkis, who spoke with ComicBook about the film’s surprising and tantalizing post-credits scene, in which Venom (Tom Hardy) apparently found himself transported to the Marvel Cinematic Universe, where the Venom symbiote apparently recognizes Spider-Man (Tom Holland) in a news program starring J. Jonah Jameson (JK Simmons). According to Serkis, Venom seeing “this guy” is just the start of a beautiful (?) Friendship.
Their “Collision”, as Serkis calls it, will mark the first official cross between Marvel’s Spider-Man films and Sony’s blockbuster. Venom franchise, which is the cornerstone of its own Spider-Man universe. Sony has a long history of owning the film rights to Spider-Man and supporting characters, which allows them to make these films with or without Marvel’s direct involvement.
“We wanted to let the public know that these universes are going to collide in one way or another and we wanted to do it in a way that it always leaves so much openness and we don’t time anything,” said Serkis at ComicBook. “The portal is not completely crossed. That raises more questions, I guess, rather than saying firmly [anything]…. She’s a tease. She’s a tease, in the fullest sense of the word. “
Realized by the Lord of the Rings and Black Panther star Andy Serkis, Venom: let there be carnage focuses on a deranged serial killer suddenly having access to a new symbiote spawned by Venom himself. As the name suggests, the villain uses his newfound abilities to embark on a killing spree. In the comics, Carnage’s first arc was a fairly straightforward superhero storytelling, and while it was violent and sadistic, the blood and blood was mostly off-panel and implied. Yet its inclusion was another argument in favor of the R rating that Sony has yet to embrace with their Venom movies… probably because the plan was ultimately to hang out with Marvel’s heroes.
“We looked at it 100%,” star Tom Hardy told ComicBook.com of the new film’s potential R rating. “With all these symbiotes, you know, you consider it. You read the comics and it’s extreme, but that’s not what we’re here for. We came here to make a movie that, and correct- me if I’m ‘I’m wrong, I mean, there’s a law and a rule to make a movie that’s accessible to a lot of people, and that’s for everyone, including die-hard fans, to Carnage and say : “Yes, I recognize Carnage in the comics. I’m happy with that. “And yes, no, we didn’t bite everyone’s head, but we put our tongues down the throat of someone pretty … come and see it too.”
Spider-Man: No Path Home is scheduled to hit theaters on December 21, 2021. Venom: let there be carnage is now in theaters.