Jacob Batalon Wants Venom To Be The Villain In ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ Sequel

Spider-Man Jacob Batalo VenomWhile Sony is currently developing a Venom film that will stand apart from the Marvel Cinematic Universe, a number of fans are still hoping that the fan-favorite antagonist might one day make an appearance alongside Tom Holland’s Spider-Man. One fan who hopes to see Venom join the MCU is Spider-Man: Homecoming star Jacob Batalon, who recently expressed his interesting in seeing the Marvel Comics villain appear in the sequel while speaking with Screen Rant.

Batalon made the statement at New York Comic Con 2017 when asked what villain he would like to see appear in the Spider-Man: Homecoming sequel:

“It would be interesting to see like Venom, but that’s just me though. […] We’ll see what happens. I’m not gonna say nothing else.”

Unfortunately, a Venom appearance in the MCU seems unlikely at this point, but audiences will see the character on screen when director Ruben Fleischer’s Venom film hits theaters on October 5, 2018. Tom Hardy will star in the titular role opposite Michelle Williams with Jenny Slate and Riz Ahmed in talks to join the project.

Would you like to see Venom appear in the new Spider-Man films or should the series tackle a never-before-seen villain? Share your thoughts below!

The Spider-Man: Homecoming sequel is scheduled to be released in theaters on July 5, 2019.

Source: Screen Rant

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Spider-Man: HomecomingSpider-Man: Homecoming is already getting a whole lot of buzz. Spidey’s first movie set within the Marvel Cinematic Universe in partnership with Sony seems to be paying off and will be beneficial for everyone involved. We here at Heroic Hollywood loved it and consider it to be best Spidey movie and even one of the MCU’s best films. It’s no surprise that there’s going to be a sequel, though its title currently remains a mystery.

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