Just mere days after it was announced that Shriek would be added to the villains roster for Andy Serkis‘ Venom 2, comes news that Naomie Harris (28 Days Later, Moonlight) will play the character. More on the story below.
Does anyone remember the Spider-Man: Maximum Carnage story arc? Well, it looks like Venom 2 will be adding a major character from that comic. According to new reports, Shriek will be joining Carnage (Woody Harrelson) in the mayhem. More on the report below.
Venom may have been one of the strangest and most widely panned of Spider-Man-Less spinoffs, but it was such a huge success that Sony plans to follow it up with a sequel, plus additional spinoffs. However, with Venom director Ruben Fleischer unable to commit to directing the sequel because of his responsibilities helming Zombieland: Double Tap, the studio had to find a replacement for Venom 2 and it looks like Venom 2 has got its sticky hands on one — Andy Serkis to be precise.
According to new reports, Serkis will be directing the sequel.
When a film is able to amass an $855 million worldwide box office, you can be sure that the studio behind it will be interested in investing in a sequel. And that is what is happening with Venom. Though the film was panned by critics, Venom 2 is in the works.
Kelly Marcel, who co-wrote the script for the first film with Scott Rosenberg and Jeff Pinkner, will be back to pen the sequel. However, director Ruben Fleischer won’t be back since he is busy working on Zombieland 2. More on the report below.