Sony has once again delayed the release date of Venom: Let There Be Carnage. The sequel of the original 2018 Venom will now release on September 24, 2021. It was scheduled to release in the theaters on October 20, 2020; initially, the release date was moved to June 25, 2021, but then it was once again delayed till September 2021. The film has been pushed back to September 24, 2021, because of the rise in the cases of COVID-19.
At the time of the first delay, a producer of Venom: Let There Be Carnage said that they wanted to resume filming, but because of the Corona Virus pandemic, they waited until the crew and the actors on the set were comfortable on filming. He said they had made a plan that puts as much protection around the staff and the cast members on set; he also added, In the plans that they have reviewed, they’ve certainly taken the precautions into account, and now they will wait and see if they get there.
So now, with the new release date in place for Venom: Let There Be Carnage, the film will now release two weeks after the release of Marvel and Disney’s Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings(scheduled to release on September 3) and one week before the release of Warner Bros. and Legendary Pictures’ Dune(expected to release on October 1).
Venom: Let There Be Carnage will feature Tom Hardy as the antihero Eddie Brock / Venom, and Michelle Williams reprise his role as Anne Weying. Woody Harrelson, who appeared in the mid-credit scene in the 2018 Venom movie, will make his first appearance as the villain Cletus Kasady AKA Carnage.
Venom: Let There Be Carnage will be the second picture of Sony Pictures Universe of Marvel Characters, also known as SPUMC. There are various upcoming projects in hand for SPUMC, such as Morbius, Madame Web, Kraven the Hunter, and an untitled film that Olivia Wilde will direct. The untitled movie is speculated to be based on the Spider-Woman character. Now coming to TV Series, the studio is also working on a series centered on the American superhero Silk.
As per the plot of Venom: Let There Be Carnage, there hasn’t been a revelation made by Sony or Marvel yet, and directed by Andy Serkis, the film is expected to be a blockbuster for sure. The film will star Tom Hardy, Woody Harrelson, Michelle Williams, Naomie Harris, Reid Scott, and Stephen Graham in the cast. It will release on September 24, 2021.