Tom Hardy is an Oscar-nominated actor who has already played one of the most famous Batman villains of all time. So why did he sign up to play a Spider-Man villain in a movie that doesn’t even feature Spider-Man? That was the question on many people’s lips when Hardy was first announced to star in Venom, the first film in Sony’s Spider-Man-adjacent cinematic universe.
But while Hardy often prefers to let his work speak for itself (or at least, prefers to speak about it behind a mask), the Venom actor is finally revealing what drew him to this symbiotic antihero.
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Despite the fact that we’ve seen two trailers for it already, I’m still having trouble believing that Sony Pictures’ Venom is a real movie. But as baffling as it is for Sony to create an entirely separate Marvel cinematic universe centered on Spider-Man’s supporting characters while not featuring the web-slinger himself, that’s exactly what they’re doing. But at least they’ve pulled together a great cast to kick things off.
We’ve known for a while that Woody Harrelson would appear in this movie, but now we have confirmation from the man himself, plus a hint at what we can expect from him in Venom and when he returns for…uh, Venom 2?
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