Official Venom: Let There Be Carnage Running Time Confirmed
After rumors that the length of film theater is erroneous somehow, the Venom: Let There Be Carnage Running time is now official.
Venom: Let There Be Carnage was officially confirmed. Andy Serkis was the leader of the 2018 Venom, which finds Tom Hardy resuming his role as a journalist and symbiote host Eddie Brock. Venom: The carnage will be released in the US on October 1.
Serkis’ film is the second entry into Sony’s Spider-Man world, drawing on the friendly hero of the neighborhood and other Marvel Comics characters to create a common universe of movies. Whilst Spider-Man has been part of the Marvel Cinématic Universe since it joined Captain America’s 2016 Civil War, Sony owns the rights to the popular character, and the recent renewal of its agreement with Marvel Studios requires it to be divided between the two franchises. Since Hardy was seen wearing a Spider-Man: No Way Home hat, the speculation has been made that the next MCU film is going to contain its first crossover.
What was officialized, though, is Venom: Let There Be Carnage, confirmed by Fandango’s Erik Davis. On their pre-sale pages, film theaters had a duration which would make Venom 2 one of the shortest super helm blockbusters in the recent decade, only beaten by The New Mutants in 2020. Fans were concerned about this information being true, however the official runtime of Davis was only 97 minutes:
Serkis discussed why Venom 2 was so short in his press appearances, and the trend is 15 minutes shorter than Venom. The director indicated a wish to cut the exhibition that many a superhero film had plagued and structured his film as a thrill, both of which required a specific pace. However, he feels that his main beats – the bond between Eddie and Venom and the Woody Harrelson’s nemesis Carnage – came with a dynamism that organically brought the film to a faster climax.
Fans may be split over Venom: Let There Be Carnage. On the one hand, the audience of the genre is used to a certain degree of spread and immersion and those who adore these characters could feel impaired by having less time than they planned with them. On the other hand, however, the prospect of a superhero movie that aims to deal with the things its less successful predecessors have stuck with can appear appealing. Viewer should wait for the releases of Venom 2 to see if Serkis’ bet comes out but, if so, it might mark a way ahead for the budding world of Sony.