When Poison: THERE IS CARNAGE hits theaters later this year, audiences might notice that Tom Hardy not only stars in the film, but helped develop the sequel’s story as well. The script for the next film was written by Kelly Marcel, but Empire reveals that he will share the credit for “Story By” with none other than Tom Hardy himself, who will be the first.
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“This is new to him, getting credit,“Kelly Marcel told Empire”but it is not new for him to be so involved. He is absolutely 100% committed to everything he does. He is married to Venom. Love this character. He is very involved in what he thinks should happen.“Marcel added that even though Hardy wasn’t pulling out a pen, the couple spent a lot of time developing the story together.
We spent months telling the story together on FaceTime, brainstorming ideas, seeing what worked, seeing what didn’t. Then I took everything we talked about and hid somewhere for three months in silence, writing a script.
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As much of what made the first film so entertaining was Tom Hardy’s wild enthusiasm, I’m excited to see what he will bring to the table this time now that he has had a greater say in the development of the story. The sequel finds Andy Serkis replacing Ruben Fleischer in the director’s chair, and features Tom Hardy and Michelle Williams reprising their roles as Eddie Brock and Anne Weying, respectively, with Woody Harrelson also playing Cletus Kasady, the man to become. in Carnage. Poison: Let there be slaughter It also stars Naomie Harris as Frances Barrison / Shriek, a love interest of Kasady described by Serkis as a damaged soul who has been living in isolation.
Poison: Let there be slaughter I want to hit theaters in September 24, 2021.