Andy Serkis’ ‘Venom 2’ Adds Stephen Graham to Cast

Dec 5, 2019

SHARE THIS POST

Sony’s ‘Venom 2′ now has Stephen Graham onboard the cast, in an unknown role.

This year, Graham was in Dexter Fletcher’s ‘Rocketman’ and Martin Scorsese’s ‘The Irishman.’ Other credits include Guy Ritchie’s ‘Snatch,’ Michael Mann’s ‘Public Enemies,’ and Tomas Alfredson’s ‘ Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy.’ Next, he will appear in FX’s ‘A Christmas Carol,’ premiering December 19th, and ITV/HBO Max’s ‘White House Farm,’ premiering next year.

Meanwhile, Tom Hardy (‘The Revenant,’ ‘Dunkirk’) will reprise his roles of both Eddie Brock and the titular character Venom. Michelle Williams (‘Manchester by the Sea,’ ‘Fosse/Verdon’) and Woody Harrelson (‘True Detective,’ ‘The Highwaymen’) are both coming back as well, for Anne Weying and Cletus Kasady/Carnage respectively. Naomie Harris (‘Moonlight,’ ‘Black and Blue’) will play Shriek, the sonic-powered accomplice and romantic interest of Carnage.

Moreover, Andy Serkis (‘Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle,’ ‘Breathe’) will be directing this time around, replacing Zombieland’s Ruben Fleischer. The screenplay is from returning screenwriter Kelly Marcel (‘Saving Mr. Banks,’ ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’).

Have you seen this:
Don Cheadle Reveals Future MCU appearances and Armor Wars Start Date

The crew comprises of both returning (bold) and new members:

  • Cinematographer Robert Richardson (‘The Hateful Eight,’ ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’)
  • Costume designer Joanna Eatwell (‘Taboo,’ ‘Carnival Row’)
  • Production designer Oliver Scholl (‘Suicide Squad,’ ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’)
  • Second unit director Brian Smrz (‘The Predator,’ ‘Dark Phoenix’)
  • Special effects supervisor Caimin Bourne (‘The Current War,’ ‘Pennyworth’)
  • Supervising art director Tom Brown (‘The Expendables 3,’ ‘Tomb Raider’)
  • Visual effects supervisor Sheena Duggal (‘The Hunger Games,’ ‘Agent Carter’)

Further, filming is currently underway, and will wrap February, in Warner Bros. Studios Leavesden, England.

‘Venom 2’ is aiming to release on October 2, 2020.

Source: Deadline

Are you an Insider?News, reviews, & updates are just the beginning.

Don't miss out on your chance to win every month...

Just Missed!
Free GWW t-shirt!
Can't win' em all!
25% Off Insider Membership
So Close!
50% Off Insider Membership
Not today
50% Off GWW Shirt
Try again Tomorrow
25% Off GWW Shirt
Get your chance to win a prize!
Enter your email address and spin the wheel. This is your chance to win amazing discounts!
Our in-house rules:
  • One game per user
  • Cheaters will be disqualified.