Sony’s Venom sequel has delayed its big screen debut. The film was expected to hit theaters Oct. 2, 2020 and will instead launch eight months later on June 25, 2021.
Also revealed today is the sequels official title.
Venom: Let There Be Carnage is part of Sony’s Marvel Universe inspired by Spider-Man characters which began with 2018’s Venom.
The film is being directed by Andy Serkis from a screenplay by Kelly Marcel, and stars Tom Hardy as Eddie Brock / Venom alongside Woody Harrelson, Michelle Williams, Reid Scott, and Naomie Harris.
By postponing the Venom sequel until next year, Sony has reshuffled nearly every movie scheduled to release in 2020.
The studio already pushed back many of its major films — including Morbius (from July 31, 2020 to March 19, 2021), Ghostbusters: Afterlife (from July 10, 2020 to March 5, 2021) and Tom Holland’s Uncharted (from March 5, 2021 to Oct. 8, 2021).
In this current climate of constant changes due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many other major titles have been taken off the schedule and adjusted in recent weeks including Universal’s Fast & Furious entry Fast 9, Candyman and Minions: The Rise of Gru, MGM’s James Bond follow-up No Time to Die, DC‘s Wonder Woman 1984, Paramount‘s The Spongebob Movie: Sponge on the Run and Disney‘s Mulan, Black Widow And MCU Phase 4 Installments.
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