Venom: Poison Anger 2 (original name: Venom: Let There Be Carnage)is a new American superhero filmbased on the Marvel Comics character Venom,produced by Columbia Pictures in partnership with Marvel and Tencent Pictures. Distributed by Sony Pictures Releasing, it is the second film in the Sony Pictures Marvel Characters Universeand a sequel to 2018’s Venom. Written by Kelly Marcel and directed by Andy Serkis, tom hardy stars as Eddie Brock/Venom. The other cast members are Woody Harrelson, Michelle Williams,Reid Scott and Naomie Harris.
Plans for the sequel to Venom began during the making of the first film. Harrelson briefly appeared as Cletus Kasady at the end of the film Venom in an attempt to become the villain Carnage in the sequel. The official work began in January 2019, and Hardy and Harrelson confirmed that they would be returning with the writer Marcel. Serkis was hired as director in August. Filming took place at Leavesden Studios in the UK from November 2019 to February 2020, and additional filming took place in San Franciscoin February. The title of the film was announced in April 2020.
Venom: Toxic Anger 2 was postponed until later than October 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic and was released in theaters in the United States on October 1, 2021.